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  1. Hannibal startup shines during sunflower oil shortage

    Hannibal startup shines during sunflower oil shortage

    • Nov. 30, 2022

    HANNIBAL, Mo. – A northeastern Missouri farm is making sunflower oil amid a global shortage linked to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.Family-owned and operated, Show Me HH Farms, of Hannibal, offers cold-pressed sunflower seed oil, a primary... Read more ...

  2. MU Extension releases how-to videos for hiring on the farm

    • Nov. 29, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – New how-to videos and related resources from University of Missouri Extension specialists can help farm operators looking to attract and keep workers.“Finding and keeping employees continues to be a major issue on farms,” said... Read more ...

  3. Pesticide applicator training begins in January

    • Nov. 29, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers training for commercial pesticide applicators January-March 2023.The online training certifies licensed commercial pesticide applicators. Commercial licenses are valid for three years.MU... Read more ...

  4. MU Extension offers webinar series on specialty crops

    • Nov. 29, 2022

    BOWLING GREEN, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will offer an eight-week winter webinar series on growing specialty crops in tunnels.“Growing Specialty Crops in Tunnels – Protected Agriculture” runs 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 24 to... Read more ...

  5. Missouri 4-H ranks second at American Royal livestock judging contest

    Missouri 4-H ranks second at American Royal livestock judging contest

    • Nov. 28, 2022

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Andrew County 4-H Livestock Judging Team represented Missouri 4-H at the 2022 American Royal National 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest in Kansas City on Oct. 16. Team members include Ella Fischer, Paisley Nelson, Payton... Read more ...

  6. MU Extension offers free farm tax workshops

    • Nov. 21, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will host free farm tax workshops in December to update farmers and ranchers on farm and individual tax filings.MU Extension agriculture business specialist Mary Sobba said farmers can attend via... Read more ...

  7. Getting livestock through the winter

    • Nov. 18, 2022

    SEDALIA, Mo. – Pasture and hay supplies are short in many areas of central and southern Missouri. University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Gene Schmitz has a number of options for livestock producers to consider for feeding their... Read more ...

  8. Missouri names delegates for 2023 National 4-H Conference

    • Nov. 17, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Each year, Missouri 4-H sends representatives to the National 4-H Conference. In April 2023, Jake Bartlett of Platte County and Andrew Shelton of Barton County will travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in the pinnacle... Read more ...

  9. Wind, drought contribute to fires at harvest

    • Nov. 16, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Roadway accidents and combine fires make harvest the most dangerous time of the year for those who work in America’s most dangerous occupation – farming, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen... Read more ...

  10. MU celebrates history and future of integrated pest management

    • Nov. 16, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – As University of Missouri Extension researchers celebrate the 50th anniversary of integrated pest management, they reflect on the past, present and future of IPM.The University of Missouri IPM program began in the mid-1970s with a... Read more ...

  11. Missouri 4-H Dairy Judging finishes 2nd in Louisville

    Missouri 4-H Dairy Judging finishes 2nd in Louisville

    • Nov. 16, 2022

    Missouri 4-H capped the year with a second place overall team finish at the 2022 North American International Livestock Exposition Dairy Judging Invitational Contest in Louisville, Kentucky, on Nov. 5. Nineteen youth teams competed.Logan Archer and... Read more ...

  12. Take poinsettia off Santa's 'naughty' list

    Take poinsettia off Santa's 'naughty' list

    • Nov. 15, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A century ago, poinsettia was added to Santa’s “naughty” list, but the plant’s reputation for being poisonous is unfortunate, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Its pretty bracts and leaves... Read more ...

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