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  1. Home Vegetable Gardening webinar series returns

    • March 3, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will offer a webinar series to help beginning home gardeners grow a vegetable garden. The Zoom course covers the basics from planning and seed starting to diseases and insects.Sessions are 6:30 to 8... Read more ...

  2. 4-H: All Access - Bringing Community Club Concepts to the World of Afterschool

    4-H: All Access - Bringing Community Club Concepts to the World of Afterschool

    • March 2, 2021

    The Issue In the state of Missouri, and many other states, traditionally 4-H has been delivered in community clubs that are family based and operate outside of any school, church, or other identifying community. This Community Club model has proven... Read more ...

  3. Impact of 4-H Programming: A Ten-year Review

    Impact of 4-H Programming: A Ten-year Review

    • March 2, 2021

    The IssueYouth involved in 4-H have the opportunity to be members from ages eight to eighteen. According to a 2009 study from Tufts University, 4-H youth appear to have higher levels of developmental assets that are found to be most important in... Read more ...

  4. Stay on task

    • Feb. 26, 2021

    The tendency toward distraction and staying on task can be even more difficult in our post-pandemic culture. Returning to the workplace and balancing the desire for social interaction with the increased pace of productivity can leave many feeling... Read more ...

  5. MU study looks at nitrogen products for pastures

    • Feb. 26, 2021

    MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension forage researchers studied the effects of treated urea products on soil fertility, forage yield and quality.This information can help producers control risk on nitrogen investments, improve tall... Read more ...

  6. Legumes improve pastures, grazing and profits

    • Feb. 25, 2021

    STOCKTON, Mo.- Add legumes to grazing pastures to improve cattle performance and forage production, says University of Missouri Extension regional livestock specialist Patrick Davis.Frost-seed clovers and lespedeza now, Davis says. They grow well... Read more ...

  7. 2021 4-H State Meats Judging Contest

    2021 4-H State Meats Judging Contest

    • Feb. 25, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Extension 4-H State Meats Judging Contest on Feb. 20 drew 45 competitors from across the state.“This year’s contest looked different from most. However, we were able to provide a great lineup of... Read more ...

  8. Beat the winter blahs

    • Feb. 25, 2021

    Call it what you will, but many of us start to feel restless and even a bit anxious this time of year. As the temperatures tease us with drastic swings, many of us are forced to spend extended time indoors, where we tend to be less active. This... Read more ...

  9. Spring Show-Me-Select Heifer sales set

    • Feb. 24, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Spring 2021 Show-Me-Select sale dates are set, says Erin Larimore, coordinator of the University of Missouri Extension program.The sales give beef herd owners from across the nation the opportunity to bid on top replacement heifers.... Read more ...

  10. MU Extension seeks input from farmers

    • Feb. 24, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension wants to know how row crop farmers and others in the Missouri agricultural industry prefer to receive their agricultural information.MU Extension weed specialist Mandy Bish said the brief survey asks... Read more ...

  11. MU Southwest Center offers Rural Resiliency webinar series

    • Feb. 16, 2021

    MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – University of Missouri Southwest Research Center and MU Extension will sponsor a March webinar series, “Rural Resiliency: Caring for You and Yours.”The series begins March 2 and runs 7:30-8:45 p.m. on four consecutive... Read more ...

  12. Applications open for Missouri Century Farms

    Applications open for Missouri Century Farms

    • Feb. 15, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1921, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm.University of Missouri Extension, the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and Missouri Farm... Read more ...

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