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Same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years.
Monday, February 01, 2016 COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1916, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. To qualify, farms must meet the following guidelines. The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years. The line of...
Seedling breaks free of its seed coat. Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Monday, February 01, 2016 COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s difficult to think about gardening in the midst of sweater-weather, but now is the perfect time to start seeds indoors so they’ll be ready for transplant when warmer weather arrives. There are many advantages to starting seed early. Plants started...
Dear Nadia,Why are my blood sugar numbers so varied?I have been experiencing high blood sugar numbers on my glucose meter. They range from 131 on the low end to 534 on the high end. But that was one time. My average numbers are 127 to 231.  Roy G Dear Roy:Your varied blood glucose numbers are of...
Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas
JEFFERSON CITY—The Missouri Republican Party is pleased to announce Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) as the keynote speaker for the Friday banquet at Lincoln Days 2016.  “As an Iraq and Afghanistan War veteran and the youngest member of the U.S. Senate, Senator Cotton holds a unique perspective on...
With the Jan. 19 closing date behind us, there have been two new candidates file for a position on the school board. There are three people that currently have chosen to run including incumbent Jerry Cook, who has filed for re-election. Brandon Grooms and Will Railsback have also filed. The three...
Well, one topic is the basketball player who suffered a broken leg at the Brunswick game. Corbin Gaunt was whisked to Marshall, where he underwent surgery the next day and is now recovering at home. Such accidents happen in sports (and that is one reason relatives need to attend games). The really...
The board approved Program Reviews for Facilities and Safety, School Climate, Curriculum/Instruction, Community Education and Differentiated Instruction. Board members were recognized for their service with certificates in honor of school board appreciation week that is January 24-30. The February...
 If possible, avoid driving in this storm.
 “Freezing temperatures can be dangerous, so we encourage everyone to stay indoors if possible, but if you must go outdoors, wear layers of lightweight clothing to stay warm,” said Suzan Anderson, executive director for the Blue Ridge Piedmont. “Gloves and a hat will help sustain body heat.” The...
Millennium, an ornamental onion hybrid
While you’re familiar with onions, garlic, leeks and shallots, which are all members of the genus Allium, there’s a whole group in that genus that are known for their looks rather than their taste. They’re called ornamental onions or alliums. These striking members of the amaryllis family produce a...
LANCASTER, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers a four-session succession, estate and retirement planning training designed for farmers, ranchers, small-business owners and their families in February. Sessions will be held 6-9 p.m. Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25 at four different sites: Adair...

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