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  1. Weeds adapt to fight back against herbicides

    • Jan. 26, 2023

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Weeds today aren’t like “what Mom used to make,” says University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley.Today’s weeds know how to fight back against long-used herbicides and adapt in ways that spell trouble in... Read more ...

  2. Forage expert gives 4 top reasons to frost seed legumes

    • Jan. 26, 2023

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Early February is the time to frost seed legumes into most Missouri pastures, says University of Missouri Extension state forage specialist Craig Roberts.Frost seeding, a method of broadcasting seeds onto frozen pastures, improves... Read more ...

  3. Show-Me-Select heifers average more than $2,600 per head in fall sales at Fruitland

    Show-Me-Select heifers average more than $2,600 per head in fall sales at Fruitland

    • Jan. 25, 2023

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The market for spring calvers in the Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program proved strong at fall 2022 sales, with top buyers paying in the $3,500 per head range at some sales.Buyers paid an average of $2,638 for Show-Me-Select... Read more ...

  4. Barry County soils and crops meeting set for Feb. 2

    • Jan. 24, 2023

    CASSVILLE, Mo. – Livestock producers can learn about three important agricultural topics at the Barry County Soils and Crops Conference, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in Cassville, Mo.University of Missouri Extension agricultural business specialist... Read more ...

  5. MU Extension planning budgets can aid farmers

    • Jan. 19, 2023

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – As farms continue to see increased input costs and fluctuating returns in 2023, proper planning and decision-making will be critical for the year ahead. Updated enterprise planning budgets from University of Missouri Extension can... Read more ...

  6. Boost profits by frost seeding legumes now

    • Jan. 18, 2023

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Add legumes to fescue and other cool-season pastures at the right time to add pounds and profits to cattle.The right time is when pastures are frozen and snow-covered, says University of Missouri Extension state forage specialist... Read more ...

  7. MFA Foundation gift supports rural mental health resources

    • Jan. 18, 2023

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri farmers and ranchers increasingly struggle with mental health challenges and access to resources. The state’s rural suicide rate is growing faster than in urban counties, increasing 78% between 2003 and 2017.With a... Read more ...

  8. Beef producers: 'Get your house in order' in 2023

    • Jan. 12, 2023

    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Beef producers should approach 2023 with cautious optimism – matched with resolutions of good management and investment in infrastructure, says University of Missouri Extension agriculture business specialist Wesley... Read more ...

  9. Marking a 100-year legacy for 7 Missouri 4-H families

    • Jan. 12, 2023

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri 4-H Foundation has recognized seven families with the 2022 Missouri 4-H Century Family Award. Each family represents a combined 100 years or more of membership and volunteer service within 4-H.Franklin CountyThe... Read more ...

  10. MU Strip Trial Program sees results in foliar fungicide applications

    • Jan. 11, 2023

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Integrated Pest Management coordinator Mandy Bish often hears farmers say, “A treated acre is an acre I’m not losing sleep over.”That is a good mindset for residual herbicide applications, she says, but... Read more ...

  11. Applications open for Missouri 4-H Foundation scholarships

    • Jan. 11, 2023

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri 4-H Foundation is accepting applications for current or former Missouri 4-H members pursuing postsecondary study. Applications must be completed on or before March 1, 2023.Missouri 4-H youths are encouraged to showcase... Read more ...

  12. Emergency Response Is a Good Reason for Developing Relationships With Neighbors

    • Jan. 9, 2023

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- When a disaster strikes, who are you going to call? Several residents in rural Highlandville recently answered that question with action when they reached out to their neighbors and came to help when a neighbor's home caught on... Read more ...

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