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True Armyworms Have Been Found in the Region

WEST PLAINS, Mo. — True armyworms have been found in grass pastures in south-central Missouri. Farmers should begin scouting pastures, wheat, and corn fields. Dusk...

Butterfly Festival Marks 10 Years of Celebrating Pollinators

SPRINGFIELD – Friends of the Garden’s Butterfly Festival marks 10 years of celebrating pollinators on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3...

Deadline for 2019 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest June 14

By Missouri Department of Agriculture The 2019 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest is off to a great start.  We’ve had some great photos submitted...

Echo Bluff State Park Hosts Nature Journaling June 1

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 20, 2019 – What could be more fun than to catch a big bull frog? During this hands-on interpretive program,...

Forest Service Proposes to Join State of Missouri in Banning Pursuit and Take of...

ROLLA, Mo. (May 17, 2019) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service posted a notice in the Federal Register last week asking for...

Mulch Do’s and Don’ts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Mulching is a time-honored spring chore that keeps unwanted weeds from taking away from the beauty of flowers, trees and...

Stillings Blooms

by Kathleen Logan SmithDriving west of Ava on Highway 76 in May, the Stillings’ farm is sure to catch your eye with a row...

Douglas County Livestock Report

Jefferson City, MO, Friday, May 17, 2019, MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News,  Ava - Douglas County Livestock Auction, Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report...

It Makes Scents to Grow Garlic in Missouri

TRUXTON, Mo. – Rusty Lee’s quest for a few garlic cloves to plant turned into an unlikely business venture. Suppliers put the University of Missouri...

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to Sponsor a Free Kids Fishing Derby

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a free “Kids Fishing Derby” for youngsters 15 years old and younger, at the Commission’s Jim...
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