Farm & Garden

Workshops in Tecumseh, Mountain Grove Teach Prescribed Fire for Land, Wildlife Management Tool

Photo courtesy of MDC Prescribed fire is an ancient technique used to manage grasslands, woodlands and old fields for forage production and improvement of wildlife...

2019 Brings Opportunity for Missouri Farmers, Ranchers and Agriculture Leaders

New Year, New Vision JEFFERSON CITY –– The new year brings with it new opportunities for Missouri agriculture. Governor Mike Parson and Director of Agriculture...

Hunters Harvest 12,080 Deer During MO Alternative-Methods Portion

Deer hunters in Missouri harvested 12,080 deer during the alternative-methods portion of the fall firearms deer season, which ran Dec. 22 - Jan. 1....

MDC Confirms Invasive Emerald Ash Borer in Six New Missouri Counties

In winter, watch for bark blonding on ash trees caused by foraging woodpeckers (left). This can be an indication that Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)...

USDA Announces Funding to Increase Access to Health Care Services to Over 150,000 Rural...

Several agency recipients are in this local area. COLUMBIA, Mo. –– United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case...

U.S. Beef Gains New Market Access in Morocco

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue have announced that the government of Morocco has agreed...

Missouri Dept. of Ag Issues Statement on Dicamba Products for 2019 Growing Season

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On Nov. 22,  the Missouri Department of Agriculture announced it will not pursue Special Local Needs (24c) labels for the...

MDC Reminds Hunters to Use Free Landowner Permits Properly

Conservation agents find numerous cases of misuse of landowner permit privileges each year. JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people using its...

A Small Medium @ Large

(Dateline Dora, holiday interviews 2038 - Part II) – “Downtown Dora” is a themed creation - an economic destination location in the Ozark Free...

Holiday Break Perfect Time to Teach Children About Gardening

Use winter break to encourage children to prepare for spring gardening activities. Photo by Donna Aufdenberg, University of Missouri Extension COLUMBIA, Mo. – Christmas break is the...
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