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  1. Crop scouting event for Missouri youths set for July 19

    Crop scouting event for Missouri youths set for July 19

    • July 1, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Youths can learn to scout for weeds, diseases and insects in crops July 19 at the University of Missouri Bradford Research Farm.Missouri 4-H Crop Scouting Day is for students ages 11 to 18. “Much of the day will focus on teaching... Read more ...

  2. MU Extension offers fall gardening series

    • June 30, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers a fall vegetable gardening weekly webinar series in August and September.The four-session Zoom series is an opportunity to learn new techniques as well as proven methods that benefit fall... Read more ...

  3. Waterlily: Easier to grow than you might think

    Waterlily: Easier to grow than you might think

    • June 30, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Some gardeners consider waterlilies to be the ultimate challenge. Many admire them but few grow them, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.Though waterlilies may appear exotic and fragile, they are... Read more ...

  4. Dryness intensifies across Missouri

    • June 30, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Dry conditions continue to intensify across Missouri, especially the southern half of the state, according to the June 30 U.S. Drought Monitor map.“June was overall a hotter-than-average-month for Missouri, averaging about 2... Read more ...

  5. Rose rosette continues to plague garden roses

    Rose rosette continues to plague garden roses

    • June 30, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Rose rosette is a devastating disease of roses. There is no cure. Infected rose bushes should be removed from the landscape and destroyed, said David Trinklein, horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension.The... Read more ...

  6. Firecracker penstemon explodes with patriotic color

    Firecracker penstemon explodes with patriotic color

    • June 29, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Flowering stems of firecracker penstemon pop with color and add a burst of red flowers to landscapes in summer.Firecracker penstemon (Penstemon eatonii) is just one of about 270 species of penstemon, also known as beardtongue.... Read more ...

  7. 2022 Missouri 4-H Poultry Day

    2022 Missouri 4-H Poultry Day

    • June 29, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 2022 University of Missouri Extension State 4-H Poultry Day, June 11 at the MU Animal Science Research Center, drew 24 youth participants from around the state. Competitions included a poultry judging contest, quiz bowl, egg... Read more ...

  8. 4-H Explores brings youths to Mizzou campus

    4-H Explores brings youths to Mizzou campus

    • June 24, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension hosted the 2022 Missouri 4-H Explores – College and Career Pathways event June 1-2 on the MU campus.Participants learned about degree programs at MU’s College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural... Read more ...

  9. Upcoming MU Extension forage and livestock online town halls

    Upcoming MU Extension forage and livestock online town halls

    • June 24, 2022

    STOCKTON, Mo. – “Proper management of livestock and forage within a farming operation is key to profitability,” says Patrick Davis, University of Missouri Extension livestock field specialist.MU Extension ag specialists will share information... Read more ...

  10. Consider food safety when donating to pantries

    Consider food safety when donating to pantries

    • June 23, 2022

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Donating to food pantries and food banks is a way for neighbors to help neighbors, reduce food waste and aid families in need, says Londa Nwadike, extension food safety specialist for the University of Missouri and Kansas State... Read more ...

  11. Golfers raise more than $76,000 for Missouri 4-H

    Golfers raise more than $76,000 for Missouri 4-H

    • June 23, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Golfers returned to the green June 7 in support of Missouri 4-H youths for the 12th annual 4-H Clover Classic Golf Tournament at the A.L. Gustin Golf Course in Columbia.Co-presenting sponsors were Climate Field View and Great... Read more ...

  12. Opportunity of a lifetime for 20 Missouri 4-H'ers

    • June 22, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – This fall, 20 Missouri 4-H delegates will travel to Atlanta, Georgia, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. They will attend National 4-H Congress to network with peers from across the country. While there, they will attend... Read more ...

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