Wednesday, August 19, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – In 45 years of farming, Boone County farmer Robert Brown has never seen anything like the flood of troubles Missouri faces this season.
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Friday, August 7, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – Fungus-infected wheat not bought by grain elevators at harvest may have use as seed for cover crop to protect soil over winter.
Thursday, August 6, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Buyer beware” when purchasing carryover soybean seed from online sites, advises University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist Bill Wiebold.
Monday, August 3, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – New soybean varieties resistant to weedkillers 2,4-D and dicamba are expected to be available to Missouri producers next year, pending regulatory review.
Friday, July 31, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – At the end of July, Missouri fell a few raindrops shy of having the wettest May to July on record. Before the final tally of the average, the rain totaled 22.41 inches. The wet record was only 0.14 inch more at 22.55 in 1981.
Friday, July 17, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – It might sound weird, but all the rain we’ve had in Missouri has primed plants, trees and shrubs for drought damage.
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Thursday, June 18, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – The worse corn looks now, the more it needs nitrogen fertilizer to boost yields, says a University of Missouri plant scientist.
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Friday, June 5, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – Your beautiful tomato plant is setting fruit and soon has nice green tomatoes. Then, to your horror, a dark, sunken spot shows up at the bottom of the fruit. You might think an insect or disease has attacked your plant. But that’s not the case. It’s actually a physiological disorder called blossom-end rot that is caused by a calcium imbalance.
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Thursday, August 9, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – The livestock industry is taking a direct hit by this summer’s drought, and that will impact consumers’ wallets next year, says a University of Missouri agricultural economist.
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012NOVELTY, Mo. – Zac Erwin stood by a drought-stunted field of Sudangrass as he talked to wagon-loads of field day visitors at the MU Greenley Research Center, Aug. 7.
Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA – Soybeans that won’t make a seed crop offer potential high-quality forage for beef and dairy producers. The decision to cut beans for hay won’t be easy, say University of Missouri Extension specialists.
Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers are reporting that in spite of prolonged drought and hot temperatures their soybean plants appear amazingly green for this time of year.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. – Building on more than 51 years of service to the agriculture industry, the University of Missouri T.E. “Jake” Fisher Delta Research Center will host its annual Field Day, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31.
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Tuesday, January 31, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – A healthy garden starts from the ground up.
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