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  1. Early registration for the Midwest Boar Stud Managers Conference ends June 25

    • June 21, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Early registration for the Midwest Boar Stud Managers Conference ends Friday, June 25.The Aug. 4-5 event at the Doubletree Hotel-Westport in St. Louis features a lineup of nationally and internationally recognized swine experts from... Read more ...

  2. Webinar, publications offer guidance for local broadband initiatives

    • June 21, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Thirty-seven percent of Missourians did not have wired broadband in their homes from 2015 to 2019.Should we be concerned that one out of three Missouri households are not connected to high-speed internet? What does “wired... Read more ...

  3. June Dairy Month proclamation

    June Dairy Month proclamation

    • June 21, 2021

    MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – Surrounded by dairy farmers and industry leaders, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on June 8 proclaimed June as Dairy Month.The proclamation recognizes the hard work and contributions of our dairy farmers statewide, said Reagan Bluel,... Read more ...

  4. Pledging head, heart, hands and health, Missouri 4-H'ers flock to new ASL project

    Pledging head, heart, hands and health, Missouri 4-H'ers flock to new ASL project

    • June 17, 2021

    KAHOKA, Mo. – Aynsley Harmon, a 12-year-old from Kahoka, Missouri, wanted to be able to talk with a deaf relative she sees at family reunions. So she did what any resourceful 4-H’er does: She looked for a project to help her accomplish her... Read more ...

  5. From national security to food security

    From national security to food security

    • June 17, 2021

    WARRENSBURG, Mo. – Santiago and Julie Valdez say the Heroes to Hives program offered by University of Missouri Extension offers a sweet opportunity to expand their business and connect with other beekeepers who are veterans.MU’s Heroes to Hives... Read more ...

  6. 13 Missouri teens elected to State 4-H Council

    • June 16, 2021

    State 4-H Council executive committee members, from left: Ethan Vanderwert, president; Michael Dieckmann, vice president; Ada Tucker, secretary; Anna Loucks, treasurer; Caroline Mayes, outreach coordinator.COLUMBIA, Mo. – The new Missouri State 4-H... Read more ...

  7. Missouri 4-H'ers can reduce food insecurity across the state

    Missouri 4-H'ers can reduce food insecurity across the state

    • June 16, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – More than 1.1 million Missourians are food insecure. Missouri Farmers Care and Missouri 4-H are working with pork producers, meat processors and now FFA and 4-H youths to help curb food insecurity in the state.“I think students... Read more ...

  8. Building a network to support next-generation manufacturing in Missouri

    • June 16, 2021

    Missouri manufacturers, chambers of commerce and business and economic development organizations will team up with University of Missouri System researchers over the next 18 months in a series of roundtable events across the state aimed at... Read more ...

  9. 2021 Missouri 4-H State Poultry Day

    2021 Missouri 4-H State Poultry Day

    • June 14, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Thirty youths from around the state participated in Missouri 4-H State Poultry Day, held June 12 at the University of Missouri Animal Science Research Center.State Poultry Day gave participants a full day of educational sessions,... Read more ...

  10. Missouri 4-H'ers net awards at 2021 Sportfishing Slam

    Missouri 4-H'ers net awards at 2021 Sportfishing Slam

    • June 14, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 2021 Missouri 4-H Sportfishing Slam ran March through May with 30 contest entries. The Slam offers nine different categories made up of varying species, habitats and baits. 4-H members are challenged to stretch their knowledge... Read more ...

  11. Stocker cattle could add value to your operation without breaking the bank

    Stocker cattle could add value to your operation without breaking the bank

    • June 14, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Stocker cattle make up just 12 percent of the 4.25 million head currently part of the beef industry in Missouri. But these cattle could add as much as $78 million to Missouri’s economy, according to the Missouri Beef Value-Added... Read more ...

  12. MU report looks at population trends in Missouri

    MU report looks at population trends in Missouri

    • June 11, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri’s population grew by about 11,000 people from 2019 to 2020. This 0.2% increase is only half the national rate of 0.4%, though it is typical of the modest growth experienced by many other Midwestern states.But the picture... Read more ...

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