Farm & Garden

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...

Make Plans For Backyard Fruit

With what looks like an early spring around the corner, thoughts will soon be turning to gardening. If you have yet to add a...

Seminar to Focus on Bovine Reproduction & Artificial Insemination

A workshop series dealing with bovine reproduction and artificial insemination will be held at the Laclede Electric building north of Hartville on March 12...

Salem Rancher Appointed To Cattlemen’s Beef Board

Leon Kreisler of Salem, Mo., is one of 29 new appointees to the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board. Agriculture Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack...
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