Farm & Garden

Plant Now for a Bigger Fall Harvest

By Melinda Myers Keep the fresh produce coming throughout fall with some mid-summer plantings. Look for vacant spaces left in the vegetable garden after...

Wildflower Walk Offered July 15 at Prairie State Park

JEFFERSON CITY – The prairie will be ablaze with summer color during the free wildflower walk July 15 at Prairie State Park near Mindenmines. The...

Bohl Named Farm Bureau National Legislative Programs Director

Newsrelease JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Eric E. Bohl has been named as the new Director of National Legis-lative Programs for the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation....

Train Employees, Others Before Livestock Disease Outbreaks Occur

COLUMBIA – One small breach of protocol can lead to a disease outbreak and financial loss for livestock producers. An MU Extension team teaches...

Japanese Beetles and Emerald Ash Borer Wreak Havoc on Missouri’s Plants, Trees

The two pests look similar to one another, but are easy to tell apart. JEFFERSON CITY – The Japanese beetle and the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)...

The Flower That Thrives

COLUMBIA. – Few garden flowers give more and ask for less than daylily. In the quest for a “no maintenance” perennial, daylily is about...

Marshfield Farmers’ Market Planning Meeting Set for April 1

Potential vendors in Webster County and the surrounding area are invited to attend a planning meeting to discuss the upcoming 2017 market season of...

How to Grow Plants Hydroponically

This growing method has several benefits SPRINGFIELD — For those who enjoy gardening, hydroponics offers a way to grow plants and fresh produce any time...
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