Farm & Garden

Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale in Joplin Shows Solid Results

By Eldon Cole JOPLIN, Mo. - The May 15 Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Sale at Joplin Regional Stockyards saw a large turnout and active bidding on...

Just a Felon

Michael Boyink/Herald Thought to possibly be one of the “Murder Hornets” so popular in the news these days, turns out this one gets to plead guilty...

Eldon Cole Has Served Missourians Through MU Extension for 50-plus Years

By Logan Jackson A lot has changed in the 56 years that Eldon Cole has served as a University of Missouri Extension specialist, but one...

Hiland Dairy Announces Virtual Cooking Lesson Contest to Help Make Endless Meal Preparation A...

The company is also offering a year’s supply of Hiland Dairy products for the “In This Together” contest. SPRINGFIELD, Mo., May 22, 2020 – If...


From the Editors of E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Do you suppose the drop in carbon emissions that resulted from transportation and industry...

MU Extension Releases Mental Health Toolkit

By Linda Geist COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension and partners recently released a Together We Can(opens in new window) toolkit to help rural...

Adding Weight to Stockers

By Eldon Cole Persons running stocker steers or heifers usually want them to gain weight and the more the better. A typical target in southwest...

Growing Concern

Michael Boyink/Herald Mix up fewer COVID-19 restrictions, mild weather, a weekend and what do you get? A bustling farmer’s market on the Ava Square. This week’s...

Beef Cattle Hair Shedding

By Eldon Cole, MU Extension On a hot, early summer day in 1993, Dr. Rich Crawford and I were weighing steers at the University of...

MO Food Finder Offers Tools for Producers and Consumers

By Katherine Foran COLUMBIA –– The Missouri Food Finder ( in new window)) is a new online tool that easily connects Missouri consumers with people...
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