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  1. Poppy: A remembrance of fallen heroes

    Poppy: A remembrance of fallen heroes

    • May 19, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – “In Flanders fields the poppies blow / Between the crosses, row on row … .” So begins “In Flanders Fields,” written in 1915 by John McCrae, a Canadian poet and military physician.“The hauntingly eloquent words of McCrae... Read more ...

  2. Show-Me-Select heifer sales bring value to buyers, sellers

    Show-Me-Select heifer sales bring value to buyers, sellers

    • May 18, 2022

    FULTON, Mo. – Missouri cattle producers have an opportunity to get a good return on their investments through the Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program’s regional sales, says Anita Ellis, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist... Read more ...

  3. Missouri 4-H Foundation awards 77 scholarships

    • May 17, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri 4-H Foundation is awarding 77 scholarships totaling $99,000 to Missouri 4-H youths to help further their educations.“For over 70 years, the Missouri 4-H Foundation, fueled by our donors and partners, has supported... Read more ...

  4. On patrol for critter control

    • May 12, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Pest control in the garden might conjure images of a season-long battle with bugs, weeds and diseases. But sometimes four-legged “friends” such as deer, rabbits and squirrels can inflict far more damage, says University of... Read more ...

  5. Beyond the show ring

    Beyond the show ring

    • May 12, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Nineteen youths from across the state came to Columbia on May 5 to compete in the first Missouri FFA Swine Facility Management Contest.The event, hosted by the University of Missouri and the Missouri Pork Association, took place at... Read more ...

  6. Planting progress shifts in warmer, drier weather

    • May 11, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Warmer and drier weather is expected to help farmers make solid planting progress this week.Normally, corn planting advances about 17 percentage points this week to 67% complete by May 15, says Martyn Foreman, University of Missouri... Read more ...

  7. Wheatlage or grain? New decision tool helps find the 'sweet spot'

    Wheatlage or grain? New decision tool helps find the 'sweet spot'

    • May 11, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new tool helps farmers decide the breakeven price for wheatlage compared to harvesting their wheat as grain.The spreadsheet tool was developed by Ray Massey, University of Missouri Extension professor of agricultural economics.... Read more ...

  8. Delayed planting can affect Missouri corn yields

    Delayed planting can affect Missouri corn yields

    • May 5, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Once again, wet soils have delayed corn planting throughout Missouri. The USDA’s May 2 Crop Progress and Condition report for the state shows that 27% of intended corn acres is planted – half the five-year average. Southeastern... Read more ...

  9. Munch a bunch of edible flowers

    Munch a bunch of edible flowers

    • May 5, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Edible blooms give flower power to spring meals, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist Michele Warmund. Edible flowers add nutrition, texture and color to your plate, Warmund says. They can be candied, stir-fried,... Read more ...

  10. 2022 Clover Classic benefits 4-H'ers

    2022 Clover Classic benefits 4-H'ers

    • May 5, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri 4-H Foundation will host the 12th annual Missouri 4-H Clover Classic Golf Tournament on Tuesday, June 7, at the A.L. Gustin Golf Course in Columbia.The goal is to raise $60,000 to support Missouri 4-H’s work to turn... Read more ...

  11. 4-H youths test skills at State 4-H Horse Judging Contest

    4-H youths test skills at State 4-H Horse Judging Contest

    • May 4, 2022

    FULTON, Mo. – The University of Missouri Extension State 4-H Horse Judging Contest, April 9, drew 70 4-H members to compete at William Woods University in Fulton.The 4-H delegation was greeted by newly appointed William Woods University President... Read more ...

  12. Forage - Mission Possible?

    Forage - Mission Possible?

    • May 4, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Interested in an impossible task? Try making dry hay in Missouri in early spring. But baleage can turn spring forage harvest in Missouri into “Mission: Possible.”Baleage is the ensilage of large bales of high-moisture forage,... Read more ...

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