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You can whip potatoes, but it's hard to beat beets Garden Bureau declares 2018 Year of the Beet.
Few vegetables elicit less excitement from the average gardener than beet. - Feb 19, 2018

MU plant pathologist gives update on emerging crop diseases
New University of Missouri Extension plant pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette urges growers to notify her if they spot southern rust and other diseases this growing season. - Feb 16, 2018

MU entomologist tells farmers of pests to watch for
"The genie's out of the bottle" on the spotted lanternfly, University of Missouri Extension entomologist Kevin Rice told farmers Feb. 8 at the second annual NEMO Soils and Crop Conference in Palmyra. - Feb 14, 2018

Missouri fescue school, March 6, helps farmers replace toxic K-31
Beef herd owners serious about improving fescue pastures-and their beef herds-can learn how in a March 6 meeting at the University of Missouri Southwest Research Center, Mount Vernon. - Feb 14, 2018

Synthetic auxin herbicide training set for Feb. 28 in Portageville
An additional in-person training on synthetic auxin herbicides (dicamba and 2,4-D products) has been set for Feb. 28 in Portageville, says University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Kevin Bradley. - Feb 14, 2018

Easy use of DNA data enhances cow herds growing quality beef
Beef-cow herd owners will learn new ways to raise better calves at three University of Missouri meetings in March. The sessions lead producers from proven breeding to new uses of DNA. - Feb 13, 2018

Most of Missouri remains in drought
Most of Missouri remains in a drought, according to a map released Feb. 8 by the National Drought Mitigation Center. - Feb 08, 2018

Frost-seed legumes now to improve cattle and pastures
Add legumes to grazing pastures to improve cow performance, soil health and forage production, says Patrick Davis, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist in Cedar County. - Feb 08, 2018

Workshop for growers, sellers set for Feb. 28 in Macon
University of Missouri Extension offers a one-day regional program on growing and selling local foods Feb. 28 in Macon. - Feb 07, 2018

Give Valentine's Day flowers some TLC for flor-amore
Valentine's Day flowers, like love, can stand the test of time if given a little TLC. Call it flor-amore. - Feb 06, 2018

Study shows cover crops may increase yields over time
Farmers need more research showing cover crops increase yields, reduce erosion and add nutrients back to the soil in corn-soybean rotation before they adopt the practice, says University of Missouri researcher Ranjith Udawatta. - Feb 06, 2018

Second annual Mid-Mo Expo set for backyard gardeners, small farmers
The second annual Mid-Mo Expo for backyard gardeners and small farmers offers presentations and demonstrations to improve productivity and profits. - Feb 06, 2018

Missouri Dairy Hall of Honors inducts 6 dairy leaders
The Missouri Dairy Hall of Honors Foundation inducted six members Feb. 2 during an awards ceremony at the University of Missouri Animal Science Research Center. - Feb 02, 2018

Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars set at 5 locations
University of Missouri Extension, Missouri Dairy Association and Multimin USA will hold the 2018 Missouri Dairy Profit Seminar at five locations throughout the state Feb. 19-23, said MU Extension veterinarian Scott Poock. - Feb 02, 2018

Is there clover in there? Getting the most out of your soil tests
If you've sent a pasture or hay soil test through your University of Missouri Extension center, you've been asked what kind of forage you have. - Feb 01, 2018

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