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"She's out shooting cows." I'm listening to Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts, who is not known for public displays of emotion, but his voice chokes a little as he tells us about a conversation with a Kansas friend. His friend's wife was absent because she was at home doing what is hard, but what is also an...
Brassicas include cabbage, as well as cauliflower, broccoli, kale, turnips and collards.
Plant brassicas now so they mature before summer’s heat arrives, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. They are “nutritional powerhouses” that thrive in cool weather. Members of the mustard family, brassicas are easy to grow and can be planted again in early fall,...
One of the most common problems homeowners have with their lawns is that they do not know what kind of grass is in it. “If it’s still light tan now, more than likely its zoysia grass. If it’s green, it’s probably tall fescue with some Kentucky bluegrass,” says University of Missouri Extension turf...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends! Missouri House Reaches Session Midpoint The legislative session that began in January has now reached its midpoint with House members touting a long list of legislative accomplishments. The House was able to approve several of its priorities including bills that provide...
Last July, Ameren Missouri filed a rate increase with the Missouri Public Service Commission, requesting a rate increase of 7.8% for residential consumers. This requested increase would have meant an average household increase of around $100 a year and annual operating revenue increase of $206.4...
Spinach Quiche
Although there are reminders all around us of the national obesity crisis, lifestyle changes are difficult for most people. “For individuals not yet experiencing health problems, the incentive of better health and reduced morbidity in the future is not motivating enough,” said Lydia Kaume, a...
Bulk pick up in April in Hamilton
The City of Hamilton and R&W Container will conduct the Spring City Wide Bulk pickup on Saturday, April 8, 2017.  Items must be taken to the curb by 7 a.m. and will be picked up there.  Materials that can’t be picked up include:  tires, yard waste, waste oil, batteries, antifreeze, items...
Greenhills Beekeepers Club to host an informational meeting on Pollinator Crops
Three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and about 35 percent of the world’s food crops depend on animal pollinators to reproduce. More than 3,500 species of native bees help increase crop yields. Some scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of...
The Livingston County Power Clovers 4-H club planted a Liberty Tree at the historic Livingston County Courthouse grounds April 29, 2016, during the first year of the 4-H Liberty Tree project.
In recognition of National Volunteer Month, 4-H members will again partner with Crader Distributing and local Stihl dealers for a week of service and citizenship in April, planting Liberty Trees in communities throughout Missouri. The effort is part of a monthlong 4-H True Leaders in Service...
Arbor Day first Friday in April
Arbor Day, an April holiday that celebrates the planting and caring for trees, is a popular time for homeowners to add new trees to their landscapes. Before doing this, however, homeowners should consider advice from expert arborists to ensure the trees' longevity. "Too often, consumers waste...

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