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  1. Cicadas are coming, but not to Missouri

    Cicadas are coming, but not to Missouri

    • May 10, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Periodical cicadas are coming in 2021, but probably not to Missouri.University of Missouri Extension horticulturist Tamra Reall says Missourians may see some straggler cicadas from other states but not the massive swarms of noisy... Read more ...

  2. Produce safety training offered for fruit, vegetable growers

    • May 6, 2021

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Fruit and vegetable growers can meet training requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule at an online training or an in-person workshop in May.The online workshop is offered as two half-day... Read more ...

  3. MU Extension releases 2021 mental health toolkit

    MU Extension releases 2021 mental health toolkit

    • May 5, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension and Show-Me Farm Safety recently released a new Together We Can toolkit to help rural Missourians access mental health resources.“Missourians are strong and resilient in the face of the challenges... Read more ...

  4. Mizzou Collegiate 4-H restructuring to engage all Missouri postsecondary institutions

    • May 4, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Members of the Mizzou Collegiate 4-H club have voted to create a statewide Missouri Collegiate 4-H Council. The existing Mizzou Collegiate 4-H organization will be a chapter under the new council.The creation of the Missouri... Read more ...

  5. More than 170 heifers offered at May 21 Show-Me-Select sale

    • May 4, 2021

    VIENNA, Mo – The Central Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program will hold its second annual spring sale at the South Central Regional Stockyards in Vienna at 6 p.m. Friday, May 21.More than 170 heifers will be available for viewing in... Read more ...

  6. Fight fatigue, stress on the farm with sleep for better bottom line

    • April 30, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Long hours during calving and planting seasons can cause fatigue and stress, leading to accidents and costly mistakes, says Mary Engram, University of Missouri Extension human development specialist.“Lack of sleep affects us... Read more ...

  7. MU Extension to help connect KC-area seniors with farmers market fare

    • April 30, 2021

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension is partnering with the Missouri Department of Agriculture to help older adults access fresh, local foods this summer. Through the MDA’s Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program, MU Extension... Read more ...

  8. Food safety after flooding

    • April 29, 2021

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Floods can devastate property and have lasting effects on a community. In the aftermath, people might not think about the consequences flooding can have on food.Floodwater often contains sewage or animal waste that could... Read more ...

  9. Increasing fruit, vegetable production can help double value of Missouri ag

    • April 28, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – With lower initial investments and higher returns, fruit and vegetable production could play a big role in doubling the state’s agricultural economy by 2030, according to a study by University of Missouri researchers.“Compared... Read more ...

  10. Free SCN tests available to farmers

    Free SCN tests available to farmers

    • April 26, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri farmers can submit two free tests to beat the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) by contacting their county University of Missouri Extension center or the SCN Diagnostics laboratory.Testing soil before planting soybean is vital,... Read more ...

  11. MU, NCMC launch new weather station

    MU, NCMC launch new weather station

    • April 23, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A collaboration between the University of Missouri and North Central Missouri College has resulted in a new weather station at NCMC’s Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm at Trenton.Phil and Chris Hoffman, retired owners of the... Read more ...

  12. Low temperatures leave plants in the cold

    • April 22, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Winter-hardy perennial flowers likely will survive April’s historic low temperatures across Missouri, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.Their tender annual counterparts, however, may not be so... Read more ...

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