Farm & Agriculture

Long, water-soaked necrotic lesions with irregular margins are a characteristic symptom of bacterial leaf streak. Photo by K. Bissonnette.
Source: Kaitlyn Bissonnette, 573-882-9106 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri corn growers should scout for two emerging corn diseases: bacterial leaf streak (BLS) and tar spot, says University of Missouri Extension plant pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette. These diseases appeared for the first time in Missouri...
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has gotten reports of Missourians receiving unsolicited seeds from foreign countries such as China. Missouri Department of Agriculture.
By Linda Geist COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension horticulturists are asking the public to report unsolicited seed deliveries. MU Extension horticulturist Robert Balek notes that there have been reports from around the country of people receiving small padded envelopes of seed that...
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension dairy veterinarian Scott Poock says three types of flies cause economic damage and discomfort in cattle. Typically appearing in spring, horn flies, face flies and stable flies carried over to summer this year due to hot, humid weather. “The warmer it...
The Conservation Federation of Missouri commends the U.S. House of Representatives for its overwhelming support of the Great American Outdoors Act. The bill will permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and provide money for deferred maintenance projects at national parks,...
By Eric Bohl In late July, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released a report on the difference between the prices of live cattle and processed meat. To those outside the industry, this report probably sounded like a run-of-the-mill government document. But cattle producers have been anxiously...
Source: Pat Guinan, 573-882-5908 The public is invited to submit information to help local, state and national decision-makers assess drought conditions and impacts in Missouri. You may submit information about conditions in your area to a new national survey called Drought Condition Monitoring...
COLUMBIA, MO, July 15, 2020 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development Missouri State Director Jeff Case today announced that USDA is investing $1,331,200 to improve critical community facilities and equipment throughout the state. Over 41,000 rural Missourians will benefit from the...
Background On March 27th, 2020, Congress passed, and President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”).  The CARES Act established the Coronavirus Relief Fund and appropriated $150 billion to the Coronavirus Relief Fund.  Under the CARES Act, the...
When it first appears, Fuligo septica looks like scrambled eggs. As it dries, it gradually turns brown and takes on an appearance that has prompted the nickname 'dog vomit slime mold.' Photo by Curt Wohleber, MU Extension.
Source: Lee Miller, 573-882-5623 Fuligo septica, also known as “dog vomit slime mold,” is the latest slimy woodland thing to slither into 2020’s wet spring and summer. When it first appears, this peculiar species of plasmodial slime mold looks like bright yellow scrambled eggs, says University of...
Tractors and loaders are an invaluable resource in the feedyard for a multitude of daily tasks. To keep operators safe while operating tractors and loaders, it’s necessary to understand how use of a front-end loader impacts the stability of a machine. Identifying tractor and loader safety...

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