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  1. 2016 Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri

    Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri

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    • Revised: May 2020

    The rates reported in this guide summarize a statewide survey conducted online and by solicitations of University of Missouri Extension specialists in the winter of 2019–2020. We asked farmers, agribusiness firms and land improvement contractors to... Read more ...

  2. Corn (Irrigated) Planning Budget

    Corn (Irrigated) Planning Budget

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    • Revised: Sept. 2022

    Using this planning budget, corn farmers may estimate their costs and returns for 2023. Table 1 presents estimates for irrigated corn grain production in northern, central and southwest Missouri. Assumptions were based on price forecasts as of late... Read more ...

  3. Beef Backgrounding Planning Budget

    Beef Backgrounding Planning Budget

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    • Revised: Sept. 2022

    Using this planning budget, beef backgrounders may estimate their costs and returns for 2023. Table 1 presents estimates for steer calves purchased and backgrounded in Missouri. Assumptions were based on price forecasts as of September 2022. Detailed... Read more ...

  4. Population Trends in Missouri and Its Regions

    Population Trends in Missouri and Its Regions

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    • New: May 2021

    Executive summaryThe pace at which places gain or lose population can reveal much about their overall economic health. Growing populations often mean an expanding economy with more potential customers and workers, while slow growing or declining... Read more ...

  5. Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

    Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

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    • Revised: July 2017

    The first and best defense against plant diseases is a healthy plant, which is the main task of an accomplished gardener. Preventing and managing plant disease begins even before planting, with site preparation and plant selection.When a plant does... Read more ...

  6. 5 Steps to Buying Meat Direct From the Farm

    5 Steps to Buying Meat Direct From the Farm

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    • New: May 2022

    To access and purchase local meat, consumers have choices. One option is to buy a live animal from a livestock producer and have that animal processed at a custom-exempt, state-inspected or federally inspected facility. Rather than purchase a whole... Read more ...

  7. Common Internal Parasites of Swine

    Common Internal Parasites of Swine

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    • Reviewed: Nov. 2018

    Swine performance is influenced by internal parasites, most dramatically in the young, growing pig. Parasites reside in the stomach and intestinal tract of the pig, causing irritation, impaction, indigestion and lack of appetite. Parasites cause loss... Read more ...

  8. Making Plans for Commercial Aquaculture in the North Central Region

    Making Plans for Commercial Aquaculture in the North Central Region

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    • Reviewed: Oct. 1993

    Aquaculture in not a new concept. Japanese, Chinese, Romans, Egyptians and Mayan Indians farmed fish for food and recreation prior to 2000 BC. Ponds were constructed and fish were raised much in the same manner as fish are raised today.Both... Read more ...

  9. Farrow to Finish Swine Planning Budget

    Farrow to Finish Swine Planning Budget

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    • Revised: Oct. 2022

    Using this budget, farmers raising hogs from farrow to finish can plan their costs and returns in 2023. Table 1 presents estimates for a confinement farrow to finish operation in Missouri with production of 23 pigs per sow per year and selling market... Read more ...

  10. Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

    Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

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    • 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 ...

  11. Vegetable Gardening

    Vegetable Gardening

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    • New: July 2008

    Vegetable gardening is a rewarding activity that can provide fresh, flavorful produce. It offers many of the same benefits as other gardening activities, including exercise, fresh air, landscape beautification and enjoyment. In addition, it promotes... Read more ...

  12. Vegetable Planting Calendar

    Vegetable Planting Calendar

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    • Reviewed: Feb. 2016

    Home production of vegetables has been increasing in popularity in recent years.  In addition to saving on the family food bill, the availability of fresh, inexpensive produce from the family garden is conducive to maintaining good dietary habits by... Read more ...

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