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Event date: Oct. 26, 2021 - Oct. 28, 2021
This course is designed to help landowners design, establish and maintain food plots for deer, turkey and other wild game. The course will cover planting and site selection, wildlife nutrition, landscape design for wildlife, maintenance and rotation ...
Event date: Nov. 5, 2021
Event time: | 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cook Sta, MO
This one-day course will introduce participants to the fundamentals of safe chainsaw use. Topics that will be covered are selecting the right saw, chainsaw personal protective equipment(PPE), parts of the chainsaw, chainsaw maintenance, and five-step ...
Event date: Nov. 6, 2021
Event time: | 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cook Station, MO
Helps private land owners identify woodland habitats, and introduce them to basic forest and wildlife management concepts and practices.Cost: FreeContact: Sarah Havens, [email protected], 573-458-6260
Event date: June 15, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021
Helps private land owners identify woodland habitats, and introduce them to basic forest and wildlife management concepts and practices. This is access to recorded sessions on the following topics: Getting to Know ‘The lay of your land’: ...
News & articles
- Published: Monday, May 17, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Bees are a fruit tree owner’s friend and need special protection from pesticides, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist Michele Warmund.Bees are essential to pollinate many fruit crops, including apple, pear, ...
- Published: Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri has the first state chapter of Heroes to Hives, a program that supports veterans who want to learn beekeeping.New sessions of the free program begin March 2021, says Karen Funkenbusch, state director of the Missouri ...
- Published: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension researchers are among the recipients of a new five-year, $4.34 million grant from USDA to study water and nutrient recycling, says MU Extension agricultural engineer Teng Lim.The grant, “Water and ...
- Published: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri researchers, under the direction of MU Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley, are finding that pigweed seed is popping up in birdseed in alarming numbers.“It’s pretty shocking,” graduate student Eric ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2021
Although there are many herbaceous plants that can be planted annually, the establishment of fruit or nut-bearing species in the landscape provides a long-term food source that enriches the diet and provides protective cover for wildlife. The tree or ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2021
Learn about the workings of the Missouri Master Naturalist program. Along with an overview of this statewide volunteer conservation program, this manual details certification, training and volunteer service requirements and offers operation and ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2020
During the past few decades, dramatic changes have occurred across Missouri's agricultural landscape. Those changes include generally larger farms, increased field sizes, promotion of monocultures and improvements in farm equipment. Although many of ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2020
Figure 1. A hunting lease provides an opportunity for a landowner to supplement their farm income and enhance wildlife habitat.An increasing number of landowners in Missouri are interested in providing access for sportsmen and others to hunt, fish ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
This fisheries and aquaculture guide is one in a series being developed jointly by MU Extension and Lincoln University.Charles E. HicksAquaculture SpecialistLincoln UniversityRobert A. Pierce IIFisheries and Wildlife State SpecialistSchool of Natural ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
Agroforestry describes a set of land use practices that incorporate trees, shrubs, forages, crops and/or livestock designed in a way that provide environmental, social, and economic benefits.This publication is designed to help landowners and natural ...
The Prescribed Fire Community of Practice (CoP) is a clearinghouse for information on conducting controlled burns and the effects of fire on plants and wildlife.
Heroes to Hives
Seeks to address financial and personal wellness of veterans through professional beekeeping training.
Missouri Master Naturalist
A community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program sponsored jointly by the Missouri Department of Conservation and MU Extension.