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  1. MU Extension guide shows how cover crops can benefit pollinators, wildlife

    MU Extension guide shows how cover crops can benefit pollinators, wildlife

    • Sept. 21, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension recently released guidelines for managing cover crops to benefit pollinators and wildlife.In the six-page guide, “Establishing and Managing Cover Crops in Missouri for Wildlife and Pollinator... Read more ...

  2. Farming: The most dangerous job in the U.S.

    Farming: The most dangerous job in the U.S.

    • Sept. 19, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Each year, more people die while farming than while serving as police officers, firefighters or other emergency responders.The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a rate of 23 work-related deaths per 100,000 workers in the... Read more ...

  3. MU to host free ag lenders webinar Oct. 7

    MU to host free ag lenders webinar Oct. 7

    • Sept. 19, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri will host a free webinar for agricultural lenders, credit managers, rural land appraisers, congressional staffers, county commissioners and ag service providers 10:30 a.m.-noon Friday, Oct. 7.The Zoom... Read more ...

  4. New AgriStress Helpline available to Missouri farmers

    • Sept. 18, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri farmers and rural families seeking mental health support can turn to the new AgriStress Helpline.Farmers and ranchers take pride in their ability to handle challenges and are often reluctant to seek help, particularly for... Read more ...

  5. Take care when driving in Amish, Mennonite communities

    • Sept. 18, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A weekend drive through Amish and Mennonite communities provides a pleasant glimpse of simpler times in rural areas. But don’t let that drive turn into a tragedy, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist... Read more ...

  6. MU Extension offers mental health resources for farmers, ranchers

    • Sept. 18, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Take care of the farm and the farm will take care of you. That’s common advice handed down from one generation to the next.But farmers often face stress that the farm can’t take care of, says Karen Funkenbusch, University of... Read more ...

  7. Review safety practices on the farm with children

    • Sept. 18, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Many consider the farm an ideal place to raise children. But with all its idyllic charm come dangers, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch.About every three days, a child dies in an... Read more ...

  8. Missouri farmers seeking rollover protection devices for tractors

    • Sept. 18, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Since 2016, more than 70 Missouri farmers asked for help to install tractor rollover protection (ROP) devices from a national program that provides rebates, but the waiting list is long, and only one Missouri farmer has received... Read more ...

  9. Safety no accident, says family of tractor rollover victim

    Safety no accident, says family of tractor rollover victim

    • Sept. 18, 2022

    TAYLOR, Mo. – It started as an ordinary Father’s Day with plans for a family get-together celebrating the beloved head of the family. Little did Lacey Miller know that it would be the last Father’s Day that her father would spend on... Read more ...

  10. 2022 Missouri 4-H State Livestock Judging Contest

    2022 Missouri 4-H State Livestock Judging Contest

    • Sept. 16, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo – Almost 150 Missouri 4-H youths applied their evaluation and communication skills Sept. 10 during the University of Missouri Extension State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest at the Trowbridge Livestock Center on the MU campus in... Read more ...

  11. Suicide Prevention Month: New resources available to Missouri farmers

    Suicide Prevention Month: New resources available to Missouri farmers

    • Sept. 15, 2022

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – During Suicide Prevention Month, University of Missouri Extension safety and health specialist Karen Funkenbusch reminds Missouri farmers and their families that MU Extension has resources for farmers and ranchers.Suicide Prevention... Read more ...

  12. Students compete on broadband expansion plans for NW Missouri

    Students compete on broadband expansion plans for NW Missouri

    • Sept. 15, 2022

    MARYVILLE, Mo. – Three teams of University of Missouri System students competed to develop plans for supplying access to affordable high-speed internet to residents and businesses in northwestern Missouri.In the Public-Private Partnership Broadband... Read more ...

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