Farm & Garden

MDC Reports Deer Tests Positive for CWD in Oregon County

This is the first deer found dead in Missouri that has tested positive for CWD. OREGON COUNTY, Mo. –– The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC)...

MDC Seeks Information on Elk Calf Poached Weeks After Birth

Anyone with information that could help with the investigation are encouraged to call the OGT hotline at 1-800-392-1111. SHANNON COUNTY, Mo. – The Missouri Department...

Halloween Lady Beetles Making Home Visits

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Around Halloween, some uninvited guests may make a surprise appearance at your home. The multicolored Asian lady beetle (also known as the...


From the Editors of E - The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Do environmental factors influence fall foliage colors? – Bess Walker, Clinton, CT An uptick in...

Douglas County Livestock Report

Jefferson City, MO – Fri. Oct. 26, 2018, MO Dept. of Ag, USDA Market News Ava- Douglas County Livestock Auction Feeder Cattle Auction for 10/25/18 Receipts:  1094 ...

Spectacular Fall Colors 

The fall season officially arrived this week by showcasing a host of beautiful, stunning colors across the City of Ava and Douglas County landscape. ...

Test Cornstalks for Nitrates Before Feeding

WARSAW, Mo. – Test baled cornstalks for nitrate levels and feed them to cattle with caution, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Gene...

Soybean Specialist Gives Tips for Handling Weather Woes

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mother Nature has much to say about soybean yield and grain quality almost every year, says University of Missouri Extension soybean...

Skyline School Celebrates Garden Harvest

Skyline students Rowdy Woods, Isabelle Creed and Raven Hull are holding up huge sweet potatoes grown in the school garden that they hope to...
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