Farm & Agriculture

If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1921, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. University of Missouri Extension, the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and Missouri Farm Bureau sponsor the program. To qualify, the same family must have...
Webinars will help producers provide safe, healthy food to customers. KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Missouri fruit and vegetable growers can enroll in upcoming no-cost or low-cost online produce safety training. Webinar topics include creating a food safety plan for USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)...
Late winter is a time of testing for most wildlife species. Food sources are minimal. Survival is the game now. No matter how tough it gets out there when the temperatures drop and day-to-day acquisition of a little food to keep the internal furnace going is all that matters, coyotes seem to thrive...
Source: Craig Payne, 573-882-8236 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Record calf birthdates this calving season to track calving distribution. “Evaluating a calving distribution takes very little time but can provide valuable insight into reproductive performance and productivity of the herd,” says University of...
All classes of Missouri land values grew steadily in the past year, according to the University of Missouri Extension’s annual survey of farmers, rural appraisers and agricultural lenders. Ray Massey, MU Extension agricultural economics professor, heads the survey efforts. No governmental or public...
Healthy lawns make for healthy streams. University of Missouri Extension will once again offer homeowners an online program on how to keep lawn fertilizers and pesticides from reaching streams. The seven-part “Healthy Yards for Clear Streams” kicks off Feb. 23. Participants not familiar with MU...
Missouri industrial hemp producer registrations by county.
University of Missouri Extension recently released a list of pesticides approved for industrial hemp production in Missouri. In Missouri, hemp producers are allowed to use pesticides approved by the Environmental Protection Agency for use on industrial hemp and registered with the state of Missouri...
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Forage yield and quality improve when legumes are frost-seeded at the right time, says University of Missouri Extension state forage specialist Craig Roberts. Frost seeding, a method of broadcasting seeds over snow- or frost-covered pastures, improves poor pastures at a low cost....
Last week we talked briefly about timber stand improvement and some of the specific projects involved. We didn't get to Mineral stumps. What exactly is a mineral stump? According to the Quality Deer Management Association, “This is a term for a tree stump that produces sprouts that will be high-...
Missourians may learn more about lavender thanks to a grant to University of Missouri Extension from the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The $39,274 grant will determine standardized growing practices for lavender in Missouri. It is one of four grants recently awarded by the Missouri Department...

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