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  1. Media advisory: MU Manufacturer Connection Event

    Media advisory: MU Manufacturer Connection Event

    • Aug. 11, 2022

    WHAT: University of Missouri Manufacturer Connection EventWHEN: 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022WHERE: W1004 Lafferre Hall, MU campus, ColumbiaWHO: MU Extension, MU College of EngineeringCONTACT: Sarah Rielley, , 573-882-0380If... Read more ...

  2. Former FRTI directors honored by National Fire Heritage Center

    • Aug. 10, 2022

    Kevin Zumwalt, left, and David Hedrick, right.COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kevin Zumwalt and David Hedrick, former directors of the MU Fire and Rescue Training Institute, have been awarded the 2022 Benjamin Franklin Writer's Silver Award from the National Fire... Read more ...

  3. Farm lease programs offered Aug. 24

    • Aug. 10, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Landowners and renters can learn about farm leases from University of Missouri Extension specialists 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at seven locations across the state.Participants can also attend via Zoom, says Joe Koenen, MU... Read more ...

  4. 4-H Foundation endowment funds reaching many Missouri counties

    4-H Foundation endowment funds reaching many Missouri counties

    • Aug. 10, 2022

    County endowment funds created by the Missouri 4-H Foundation have had a significant impact on many Missouri counties within the last year. The Foundation currently manages six county endowment funds benefiting Barton, Callaway, Dade, Henry, Pike and... Read more ...

  5. Apply fall nitrogen now to boost forage stockpiles

    • Aug. 8, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension nutrient management specialist John Lory recommends applying fall nitrogen in mid-August to cool-season pastures.Despite drought conditions in much of the state, Lory says, “we need to get nitrogen... Read more ...

  6. August farm management news and notes from MU Extension

    August farm management news and notes from MU Extension

    • Aug. 5, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farms constantly adapt to become more productive and successful. As you reflect on farm activities through this summer, consider these news and notes from University of Missouri Extension. They can help you keep your farm safe and... Read more ...

  7. MU Extension hosts drought recovery meetings Aug. 17 in Springfield, Mount Vernon

    • Aug. 5, 2022

    GALENA, Mo. – The drought this summer has caused headaches for livestock producers preparing to feed cattle this winter with little forage and hay on hand. University of Missouri Extension will hold in-person meetings in Lawrence and Greene... Read more ...

  8. MU Extension hosts home garden showcase Aug. 27

    • Aug. 5, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension and the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources will offer fun and educational events for young and old at the first Home Garden Showcase, 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 27, at MU’s... Read more ...

  9. Blister beetles reported in high numbers

    Blister beetles reported in high numbers

    • Aug. 4, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers, livestock owners and gardeners across the state report that blister beetles are appearing in large numbers this summer, says Pat Miller, University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist. Blister beetles produce a toxin... Read more ...

  10. Program helps pork producers secure their biosecurity plans

    Program helps pork producers secure their biosecurity plans

    • Aug. 4, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Rapid Access Biosecurity app can help in the event of a transboundary or foreign animal disease outbreak in the U.S., said Corinne Bromfield, University of Missouri swine extension veterinarian.The web-based RAB app helps pork... Read more ...

  11. Graves-Chapple Extension and Education Center field day is Aug. 23

    • Aug. 4, 2022

    FAIRFAX, Mo. – The University of Missouri Graves-Chapple Extension and Education Center will celebrate a new chapter during the center’s Aug. 23 field day.“We are now part of the MU Extension network of extension and education centers,” said... Read more ...

  12. SW Missouri no stranger to drought in forages

    SW Missouri no stranger to drought in forages

    • Aug. 3, 2022

    WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Southwest Missouri farmers and livestock producers are no strangers to drought. In 2022, livestock owners face short-term and long-term challenges growing pastures for grazing and winter feeding.According to the U.S. Drought... Read more ...

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