Division News

Mo. beef farmers learn genetic science guides
Science to develop Show-Me-Select replacement heifers keeps growing. - Aug 20, 2018

Check data systems before harvest
University of Missouri Extension natural resource engineer Kent Shannon offers tips for collecting farm yield data prior to harvest. - Aug 17, 2018

Farm, Family & ME! event for women in ag set for Sept. 13-14, Jefferson City
Gov. Mike Parson will be among the speakers at the Farm, Family & ME! Summit for Women Sept. 13-14 at the Missouri Farm Bureau headquarters in Jefferson City. - Aug 16, 2018

Show-Me-Select rules require genetically tested bull EPDs
New sire selection rules for Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers improve reliable calving-ease genetics. - Aug 15, 2018

Improve low-quality forages with ammonia treatment
Livestock producers can stretch short supplies of hay this year by using a simple ammonia treatment on bales, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Rusty Lee. - Aug 15, 2018

MU Extension offers free event on drought management
University of Missouri Extension specialists will highlight 2018 drought management options for beef cattle producers in Macon County. - Aug 14, 2018

Missouri dairy judging teams excel in international competitions
Missouri 4-H and FFA dairy judging teams continued their tradition of excellence by placing first in two international dairy judging contests as a part of the International Dairy Youth Tour. - Aug 10, 2018

Chopped corn silage offers better control for beef producers
Farmers are looking to drought-stressed corn for silage and balage to stretch limited hay supplies. - Aug 09, 2018

MU food scientist studies soy rations for swine, poultry to add high-oleic fat
To make better bacon, feed a better soybean. Bryon Wiegand, University of Missouri food scientist, studies the use of Missouri's high-oleic soybean oil in livestock rations. - Aug 08, 2018

MU Extension offers farm safety exhibits at State Fair
The University of Missouri Extension Fire and Rescue Training Institute (MU FRTI) will showcase grain bin safety at the Missouri State Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Mathewson Exhibition Center in the blacksmith area. - Aug 08, 2018

Wind farm meeting in DeKalb County set for Aug. 28; Online survey for public input available.
A DeKalb County community listening session on wind farm development will take place 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the June Conley Building, 701 E. Main, Maysville. - Aug 07, 2018

Now is time to sow some cabbage seeds
The sunny, warm days and cool nights associated with a typical Missouri fall provide ideal growing conditions for cool-season vegetables such as Chinese cabbage, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Now is a good time to sow Chinese cabbage seeds to provide plants ready to establish in the garden later in August. - Aug 01, 2018

Drying: Another way to save summer's bouquet
"The delicate, ephemeral nature of flowers adds to our appreciation of them," said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. "Many literally are 'here today, gone tomorrow.'" - Aug 01, 2018

MU Extension plant pathologist: Don't treat all soybean diseases with fungicides (PART 2)
Not all soybean diseases require a fungicide application, says University of Missouri Extension plant pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette. - Jul 26, 2018

MU Extension plant pathologist: Don't treat all soybean diseases with fungicides (PART 1)
Not all soybean diseases require a fungicide application, says University of Missouri Extension plant pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette. - Jul 26, 2018

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