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  1. Media advisory: BTC Bank check presentation to Missouri 4-H Foundation, Aug. 18 at the Missouri State Fair

    • Aug. 16, 2022

    WHAT: BTC Bank check presentation to Missouri 4-H Foundation WHEN: 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022WHERE: 4-H Building, Missouri State Fairgrounds, SedaliaCONTACT: Rachel Augustine, director, Missouri 4-H Foundation, 573-397-1166,... Read more ...

  2. Webinars explore the business of growing specialty crops

    • Aug. 16, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The final segment of University of Missouri Extension’s Specialty Crop Business Management Series begins in September.The webinar series helps new and established farmers learn how to make informed business decisions to become... Read more ...

  3. Golden rule for dorm room plants: Keep it simple

    Golden rule for dorm room plants: Keep it simple

    • Aug. 16, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – One way to spruce up a college dormitory room is to add plants, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist Michele Warmund.Dorm rooms can appear a bit bare and dreary, Warmund says, but plants can add color and provide a... Read more ...

  4. 11 undergraduates intern with MU Extension

    11 undergraduates intern with MU Extension

    • Aug. 15, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Eleven undergraduates have been busy interning with University of Missouri Extension this summer as part of the MU Integrated STEM Internship Program. Interns work with a research mentor on the MU campus and also support extension... Read more ...

  5. Drought recovery forage options

    • Aug. 15, 2022

    GALENA, Mo. – “If there was ever a year to focus on stockpiled tall fescue, this is it,” says Tim Schnakenberg, University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist in Galena.The 2022 drought in southern Missouri has been significant, with... Read more ...

  6. Plan to meet weaning challenges

    • Aug. 15, 2022

    SEDALIA, Mo. – Weaning spring calves may be more of a challenge this year because of short pasture supplies and the questionable nutritional value of this year’s hay crop.“Pay very close attention to body condition score in September and be... Read more ...

  7. Learn about tractor rollover protection at the Missouri State Fair

    • Aug. 12, 2022

    SEDALIA, Mo. – Fairgoers can learn how to prevent one of the leading causes of farm deaths and disabilities – tractor rollovers.University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Department of Agriculture will showcase tractor rollover protection... Read more ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

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