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  1. Feeding and Housing Dairy Goats

    Feeding and Housing Dairy Goats

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    • Reviewed: Oct. 1993

    Sound feeding practices and good housing facilities result in optimum growth and high milk production and contribute to the good health and comfort of dairy goats.Feeding the dairy goatWhen feeding dairy goats, keep these objectives in mind:Feed a... Read more ...

  2. Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

    Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

    • Print: $10.00
    • Download: Free
    • Reviewed: May 2016

    It takes some time and effort to develop a lawn with the right mixture of turfgrass species and varieties for your landscape and situation, but it is worth the investment to achieve results that are attractive, durable and easy to maintain. Important... Read more ...

  3. Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

    Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

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    • Download: Free
    • Revised: May 2016

    For a beginning beekeeper, between two and five hives is ideal. This size apiary is small enough for a beginner to manage but still provides enough bees to allow for winter losses. Expand in a couple of years, after you have gained experience and... Read more ...

  4. Before You Order Tree Seedlings

    Right Species, Right Place: Considerations Before You Order Tree Seedlings in Missouri

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    • Download: Free
    • Revised: Sept. 2017

    Good tree planting practices include good planting stock, a well-selected and properly prepared site, proper planting methods, and adequate protection and care of the tree seedlings before and after planting. Failure in any of these planting... Read more ...

  5. MyPlate: Focus on Fruits — 10 Tips to Help You Eat More Fruits

    MyPlate: Focus on Fruits — 10 Tips to Help You Eat More Fruits

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    • Reviewed: June 2011

    This series of tip sheets and a brochure help consumers make healthy food choices for their families. They promote MyPlate released by the United States Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services in June of 2011 to promote healthy food... Read more ...

  6. How to Can Fresh Vegetables

    How to Can Fresh Vegetables

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    • Download: Free
    • Reviewed: May 2018

    Vegetables are at peak quality for six to 12 hours after harvesting. Vegetables picked from your garden or purchased from nearby producers are usually good for canning. If you must delay canning fresh vegetables, keep them refrigerated until you are... Read more ...

  7. Southern Missouri Beef Cow-Calf Planning Budget

    Southern Missouri Beef Cow-Calf Planning Budget

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    • Download: Free
    • Revised: Oct. 2020

    This budget presents information useful to beef farmers. Table 1 provides estimates for the 2021 year on a cow-calf operation (50-cow herd size and purchased replacements) in Southern Missouri for a fall and spring calving season. Assumptions were... Read more ...

  8. Water Analysis — Individual Tests Form

    Water Analysis — Individual Tests Form

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    • Download: Free
    • Revised: July 2019

    We can test your water for irrigation, domestic, poultry or livestock suitability or run specific individual tests. Water analysis can be used to determine suitability for several purposes, such as for homeowners, irrigation or for use by livestock... Read more ...

  9. Prevention of Poultry Disease

    Prevention of Poultry Disease

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    • Download: Free
    • Reviewed: Jan. 1996

    An adequate disease prevention program is essential to a profitable commercial poultry operation. Chronic diseases can reduce efficiency and increase costs. Although a disease prevention program may not show immediate returns on the investment, it... Read more ...

  10. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Midwest Field Crops

    Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Midwest Field Crops

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    • Download: Free
    • New: Aug. 2020

    Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is an invasive insect herbivore, native to Asia, that was first discovered in Pennsylvania in 2001. Since then, it has spread to 46 states. This insect species is an extreme generalist, feeding on over 100 different... Read more ...

  11. Steps in Fertilizing Garden Soil: Vegetables and Annual Flowers

    Steps in Fertilizing Garden Soil: Vegetables and Annual Flowers

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    • Download: Free
    • Revised: Sept. 2005

    You can't look at the soil, or smell it, or feel it and tell whether it has 10 pounds or 100 pounds of available phosphorus per acre. But if you bring a sample of this soil to your local MU Extension center or mail it to an MU Soil and Plant... Read more ...

  12. From Seed to Harvest and Beyond: Garden Journal and Calendar

    From Seed to Harvest and Beyond: Garden Journal and Calendar

    • Print: $20.00
    • New: March 2014

    The From Seed to Harvest and Beyond: Garden Journal and Calendar is a garden journal for all Missouri gardeners, including Missouri Master Gardeners, as well as a how-to guide and information resource. It provides a place to keep all gardening... Read more ...

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