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  1. 400-plus accept the challenge: 100 Miles in 100 Days

    400-plus accept the challenge: 100 Miles in 100 Days

    • June 23, 2021

    MOBERLY, Mo. – When Candace Rodman pitched the 100 Miles in 100 Days challenge, she thought she’d be lucky if even 100 Randolph County residents signed up.Rodman, a University of Missouri Extension county engagement specialist in nutrition and... Read more ...

  2. Spring rains bring root rots to Missouri field crops

    Spring rains bring root rots to Missouri field crops

    • June 23, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Frequent spring rains in Missouri set the stage for seedling and root rotting diseases that can lower yields.Pythium species usually infect the roots of corn, soybean and wheat, especially in the northern half of the state, says... Read more ...

  3. New weed control methods showcased at July 8 field day

    • June 22, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension scientists will give updates on weeds, diseases, pests and cover crops July 8 at the annual Pest Management Field Day at the MU Bradford Research Center, Columbia.“If you’ve never been before,... Read more ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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

    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 ...

  12. 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 ...

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