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  1. MU Extension hosts March webinar series on selling local food

    • Jan. 20, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Producers selling local foods can learn about best practices, state regulations and available resources at a four-part online series in March presented by University of Missouri Extension.“This series will help farmers and other... Read more ...

  2. 2021 MU Computers on the Farm conference meets Feb. 8-9 via Zoom

    2021 MU Computers on the Farm conference meets Feb. 8-9 via Zoom

    • Jan. 20, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – With its virtual format, this year’s Computers on the Farm conference, Feb. 8-9, will vividly underscore the increasingly vital role of computers in agriculture.“The topics are designed to simulate a hands-on experience for both... Read more ...

  3. Missouri farmer spreads MU Extension mission to beginning producers

    Missouri farmer spreads MU Extension mission to beginning producers

    • Jan. 14, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri’s array of soils and topography allows producers to grow an extensive list of vegetables, from leafy greens to cucurbits.Springfield farmer Curtis Millsap is one of many producers who benefit from University of Missouri... Read more ...

  4. Never say never to nitrogen

    • Jan. 13, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Sometimes it pays to be late.Nitrogen application is one of those times, says University of Missouri Extension nutrient management specialist Peter Scharf.Scharf, who has researched nitrogen application in corn, wheat and other... Read more ...

  5. Climate Change in Missouri: MU Extension hosts Dr. Thomas W. Blaine in an online session

    Climate Change in Missouri: MU Extension hosts Dr. Thomas W. Blaine in an online session

    • Jan. 12, 2021

    At 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, University of Missouri Extension will host a free webinar on climate change. Registration is available on the MU Extension website at bit.ly/BlaineClimateChange.“Climate change is not going away,” says MU Extension... Read more ...

  6. MU Extension hosts Women Owning Woodland timber sale webinars

    • Jan. 11, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension’s Women Owning Woodland program is hosting a webinar series on timber sales in February and March.Three Thursday-evening sessions will walk participants through eight steps for making sure they get... Read more ...

  7. New pesticide guide for hemp available

    • Jan. 8, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension recently released a list of pesticides approved for industrial hemp production in Missouri.In Missouri, hemp producers are allowed to use pesticides approved by the Environmental Protection Agency... Read more ...

  8. Missouri 4-H continues the fight against hunger

    Missouri 4-H continues the fight against hunger

    • Jan. 7, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri 4-H continues its partnership with Feeding Missouri and the Missouri Farmers Care Drive to Feed Kids.To date, efforts have raised more than 400,000 meals to feed Missourians. The third annual food drive runs January through... Read more ...

  9. MU Extension to help expand mental health resources in rural areas

    • Dec. 23, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri’s rural counties lack mental health services despite growing financial stress and suicide rates.All of Missouri’s 99 rural counties face a shortage of mental health professionals; 57 of them have none.University of... Read more ...

  10. MU nursing students step up to help with patient care over winter break

    • Dec. 23, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – One by one, the 70 nursing students on the late-afternoon video call turned on their cameras. Some were still in nursing uniforms from clinical, some were just taking a break from studying. Every hand was raised.“I was in... Read more ...

  11. Adoption of precision ag varies across generations

    • Dec. 18, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers who fear they are falling behind in farm technology might not be as behind as they think.Kansas State University cropping system economist Terry Griffin explains that a recent Kansas Farm Management Association study on farm... Read more ...

  12. MU research looks at technology to kill weeds

    • Dec. 18, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – If it’s a weed, spray it. That’s the mindset that most in the agriculture industry held for years.That thinking no longer works as more weeds become resistant to herbicides, says Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension... Read more ...

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