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  1. Treat it right and Christmas cactus lives to bloom another year

    Treat it right and Christmas cactus lives to bloom another year

    • Nov. 25, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – With proper care, Christmas cactus is a gift that gives for many years, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.Trinklein has recommendations for success with Christmas cactus:Christmas cacti tolerate... Read more ...

  2. Be there in spirit by safely sending holiday foods

    • Nov. 25, 2020

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – COVID-19 is keeping many from traveling to see friends and family for the holidays, but you can be there in spirit by sending your special homemade fudge to your mom or cookies to your favorite niece.“Everyone likes to get... Read more ...

  3. Sharing and caring

    Sharing and caring

    • Nov. 24, 2020

    On Nov. 17 cars lined up around the block near the North East Community Action Corp. (NECAC) office in Paris, Mo., filled with families thankful for the assistance they were about to receive.That assistance was in the form of food boxes. The Monroe... Read more ...

  4. Opening doors

    Opening doors

    • Nov. 23, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Sebrina Barrett credits Missouri 4-H for her career path in advocacy and organizational leadership.“It’s no surprise that I am running an association,” said Barrett, executive director of the Association for Community Living,... Read more ...

  5. Consider ergonomics when buying garden tools

    Consider ergonomics when buying garden tools

    • Nov. 23, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – If you have a gardener on your holiday gift list, consider user-friendly tools that suit their ability and age.When choosing tools, gardeners and gift-givers should consider ergonomics, the science of fitting equipment to create... Read more ...

  6. Registration open for Missouri Master Gardener training

    Registration open for Missouri Master Gardener training

    • Nov. 20, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Gardening is an activity with many rewards. “One of them is the satisfaction of sharing your plant knowledge with others,” said David Trinklein, University of Missouri Extension state horticulture specialist.“The MU Extension... Read more ...

  7. Money does grow on trees

    • Nov. 19, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Money does grow on trees, says University of Missouri Extension natural resources specialist Sarah Havens.Just how much money depends in part on knowledge and planning by the landowner, Havens says.At the recent Pixels of Production... Read more ...

  8. Poinsettia: America's most popular flower

    Poinsettia: America's most popular flower

    • Nov. 19, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Poinsettia is our nation’s most popular potted flowering plant. What makes this remarkable is that most poinsettias are sold between the week of Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.Despite its short sales period, poinsettia contributed... Read more ...

  9. MU School of Medicine recognizes National Rural Health Day

    MU School of Medicine recognizes National Rural Health Day

    • Nov. 19, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri School of Medicine joins health care organizations across the country to honor the thousands of health care students and professionals serving the unique health needs of an estimated 57 million rural... Read more ...

  10. When price is right, wheat middlings are good cattle feed

    • Nov. 17, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – At the right price, wheat middlings are a good source of protein, fiber and phosphorus for livestock, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Kendra Graham.Wheat middlings, or midds, are lightweight feeds used in... Read more ...

  11. Holiday food safety tips

    • Nov. 16, 2020

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Due to COVID-19, many are choosing to celebrate Thanksgiving in smaller groups this year. That could mean a lot of people will be preparing a turkey and all the trimmings on their own for the first time.“I remember the first... Read more ...

  12. Missouri afterschool programs receive micro-grants for Global Entrepreneurship Week

    • Nov. 13, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri AfterSchool Network (MASN) announces the selection of seven afterschool programs to receive micro-grants for youth entrepreneurship programs during the 2020-2021 school year.The announcement coincides with Global... Read more ...

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