Farm & Garden

Wetland Mitigation Bank Provides Option for Farmers with Wetlands in Fields

Sept. 12, 2017 –– Credits are available in a southeastern Missouri Wetland Mitigation Bank created through a grant from the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation...

Covering a Wide Variety of Topics: More Than 400 People Attend Southwest Research Center...

With a focus on its diverse variety of research, the Southwest Research Center field day featured 20 speakers who presented on everything from pawpaws...

Clarks Are Douglas County Farm Family at State Fair

Tanner, Kerre, Flint, and Tenley, of Ava were among the families honored during the 59th annual Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 14 at the...

Diverse Aspects of Agriculture: Horticulture, Beef, Forages a Focus at Southwest Research...

Horticulture, beef, forages and general agricultural topics will all be featured during the annual Southwest Research Center field day, set for Saturday, Sept. 9. The...

Winter Gardening Seminar Planned Here Sept. 5

Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist with the University of Missouri Extension, will conduct a seminar in Ava on winter gardening. The program will be held Tuesday,...

Douglas County Extension Will Host Poisonous Weeds Workshop Here Aug. 24

The Douglas County University of Missouri Extension will host a Poisonous Weeds Workshop in Ava on Thursday, Aug. 24. The workshop will be held at...

Plant Turnips In Late July President Truman made Turnip Day briefly famous.

COLUMBIA – An old Missouri saying advises, “On the 25th of July, sow your turnips, wet or dry,” said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist...

Be Prepared For The Next Big Storm

From the University of Missouri Extension BETHANY – Be prepared for the next big storm BEFORE it happens in your area. “That means having...
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