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  • Thursday, June 23, 2016
    MARSHFIELD, Mo. – Maintaining farm roads and driveways saves you time and money, says University of Missouri Extension specialist Bob Schultheis.
  • Monday, June 20, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The early registration deadline for the 2016 Midwest Boar Stud Managers Conference is June 27. After the deadline, registration for the Aug. 3-4 conference in St. Louis goes from $200 to $250.
  • Wednesday, March 30, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Drivers should pay special attention as they travel rural roads and highways during spring planting time, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch.
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  • Tuesday, March 1, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The clock is ticking for livestock producers as new Food and Drug Administration rules go into effect in December governing all feed-grade and water-soluble antibiotics that are considered medically important.
  • Wednesday, January 6, 2016
    NAPOLEON, Mo. – Farmers like 93-year-old Harry Keutzer don’t quit just because their body parts slow down.
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  • Friday, September 11, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The difference between a grain bin rescue and a recovery is seconds. Increased public awareness and new tools help save lives, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch.
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  • Friday, July 17, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Following two cases of avian influenza early this year, Missouri has been influenza-free. Other states have not been so lucky.
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015
    PALMYRA, Mo. – Kent Rupp climbed electric poles most of his working life. He played on his undefeated high school football team.
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