Farm & Garden

High Tunnel Construction Tips

This news release is part of a five-part series on high tunnel production. For the complete series, go to extension.missouri. edu/news. COLUMBIA – Producers should...

Search Continues For Missouri Century Farms

COLUMBIA – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1913, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri...

HJR 7 Protects Missourians’ Rights To Hunt, Fish and Farm

JEFFERSON CITY – Rep. Jason Smith pre-filed a constitutional amendment today to protect the right of Missourians to hunt, fish and farm. This amendment...

Ava FFA Members Attend Farm Fest

By Ivie Macy, Historian On Friday, Oct. 5, 37 FFA members, two advisors, and three chaperones attended Farm Fest at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. At...

Ava FFA Students Attend Area Greenhand Conference

By Jamie Holland, Greenhand On Tuesday, Oct. 2, six greenhands or first year FFA members attended the Area Greenhand Conference at Chadwick High School, home...

USDA Approves Rural Water Projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced funding for rural water projects to create jobs and improve rural water and wastewater systems in 16 states. “These...

Quarantine Expanded to Protect Missouri’s Trees from Invasive Emerald Ash Borer

JEFFERSON CITY – Following this summer’s findings of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer in Platte, Madison and Reynolds counties, Missouri’s quarantine regulating the movement...

Out-of-state hay may harbor red imported fire ants

COLUMBIA – If you buy hay from some parts of the southern U.S., you might get stung—not just once but many times—by red imported...

Landscape Plants Need Immediate Rescue

"Waiting for rain is no longer an option." COLUMBIA – Landscape plants are dying from heat and lack of rain. There’s so little moisture in the...
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