Farm & Garden

Director of Agriculture Names Top Farmers’ Market for 2012

Greene County’s Fair Grove Farmers’ Market Named Missouri Farmers’ Market of the Year JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri’s Director of Agriculture Dr. Jon Hagler has named...

Local Farmers’ Markets Offer Fresh, Healthy Options

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Searching for fresh, nutritious food? Want alternatives to everyday ingredients? To find healthy foods and unique products, you don’t have to look much...

Garden Green Beans Can Be Canned, Dried, Pickled or Frozen

BLUE SPRINGS – Many gardeners end up with so many green beans they don’t know what to do with them. “There are many ways that...

True Armyworm Poised To Threaten Crops

Problem populations found in fescue pastures, corn and wheat fields around Missouri. COLUMBIA – True army worms are on the march this spring, and farmers...

Center for Rural Affairs Urges Senate To Amend Farm Bill

LYONS, Neb. - Today the Center for Rural Affairs called upon Senate Agriculture Committee members to adopt crucial amendments to the Farm Bill proposal...

FFA Students Gearing Up For Local Auction April 26

The Future Farmers of America is once again hosting the annual FFA Labor Auction on Thursday, April 26, at the Douglas County Livestock facility,...

Mo. USDA Rural Development Recognizes Value Added Producer Grant Recipients

Anita “Janie”Dunning, State Director for Missouri USDA Rural Development, hosted a meeting to recognize fifteen Missouri businesses which have been selected to receive Value...

‘Gardening Primer’ Offered Here Saturday To Help Gardeners Trim Grocery Budgets

Home production of vegetables is a rewarding activity in many ways. Fresh, flavorful produce, healthful outdoor exercise, and the satisfaction of growing your own...

Freezing Weather Still a Threat For Peaches, Other Early Crops

NEW FRANKLIN – Peach trees in the MU research orchard are set to bloom next week (March 18), says Michele Warmund, University of Missouri...

Time for Dormant Oil Application to Fruit Trees

For home fruit growers the time is here to make annual dormant oil application on selected fruit trees and small fruit species. This is...
overcast clouds
22.4 ° F
23 °
21.2 °
92 %
90 %
38 °
41 °
34 °
34 °
39 °

Playoff Pictures Are All Uphill

By Jason Hoekema Monday, Feb. 18 marks the start of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 3, District 11 playoff tournaments for...

A Fond Farewell

Calendar Of Events

Greetings From:

Looking Back