Farm & Garden

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...

Plant Rhubarb In March

COLUMBIA – Fans of the popular public radio show “A Prairie Home Companion” know that rhubarb cures life’s ailments. When life cannot get any...

Another Double-Double At Snyder’s Cattle Farm Near Ava

By Keith Moore Herald Editor A year ago, in January 2016, we reported that Robert Snyder was "beating the odds at the cattle market" with twin...

33rd Annual Spring Forage Conference Set for Feb. 28

The 33rd annual Southwest Missouri Spring Forage Conference will be held Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield. Each year this...

New 4-H Club Will Meet Today at Cross Point Church

A new 4-H club which is now forming in the Ava area will hold its second meeting today (Thursday) at 5 p.m., at Cross...

Veterinary Feed Directive Explained At Upcoming Meetings

There are major changes coming regarding the manner in which stockmen use antibiotics in the food and water of their farm animals. On Jan. 1,...

July Rains on Toxic Tall-Fescue Pastures Add Heat Stress to Cows

From the University of Missouri Extension COLUMBIA – “In this heat, remove cattle from toxic tall-fescue pastures,” says Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage...
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