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Event date: Jan. 10, 2023 - March 14, 2023
Farm tenants and property owners are encouraged to participate in a series of weekly programs on effective agricultural leasing in Missouri.Ten online and on-demand sessions, Tuesdays from 7:00 to 7:30 pm, January 10th - March 14th. Topics will ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022
COLUMBIA, Mo. – New how-to videos and related resources from University of Missouri Extension specialists can help farm operators looking to attract and keep workers.“Finding and keeping employees continues to be a major issue on farms,” said ...
- Published: Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022
POTOSI, Mo. – Beginning farmer and 25-year Army veteran Eric Work’s calendar is full of educational programs offered by University of Missouri Extension.“MU Extension programs are a godsend,” Work says. “I benefit from the amazing, ...
- Published: Friday, Oct. 21, 2022
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri’s new Food Processing and Safety Lab helps people who make and sell processed foods ensure they are safe.“Our new lab gives agri-entrepreneurs and food businesses a qualified testing facility to ensure ...
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Increased volatility in prices of farm inputs such as fertilizer is likely here to stay well into 2023, says Ben Brown, University of Missouri senior research associate for the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute.U.S. ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2022
Figure 1. It is important for landowners to understand fence and boundary law to avoid conflict with neighbors and legal issues.Fencing duties and boundary locations have been the subject of arguments between neighbors for centuries. This publication ...
Publication date: June 1, 2022
The H-2A Agricultural Guest Worker Program, often called the H-2A visa program, helps employers hire foreign workers for temporary agricultural jobs. The H-2A program was authorized by Congress under the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952. This ...
Publication date: March 16, 2022
This record book is for Schedule F Receipts and Expenses, Schedule 4797, 1040 Non-Farm Income, 1040 Schedule A Deductions, Social Security Tax Record, costs of animals etc. bought for resale, and money borrowed and repaid.Farmers generally pay more ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2022
An increasing number of landowners in Missouri are interested in providing access for sportsmen and others to hunt, fish and enjoy other types of outdoor recreation on their property for a fee. This interest is in response to an increasing demand for ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2021
Safe and effective crop protection product handling and use involves following product labels as well as studying the newest applicator manuals to stay abreast of current laws and best application practices. To help guide Missouri applicators in safe ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2021
Since pesticides have become an integral part of agriculture, a succession of federal and state laws has addressed the changing role of pesticides and their regulation. The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) was first ...
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