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Benefits of living landscapes
You might be taking a summer vacation this year, but did you know your living landscape (grass, trees, shrubs, and flowering plants) never takes a break? Even when we’re sleeping or spending time away from home, our family yards are working hard for us, providing important environmental and health...
Asparagus
Nothing sings spring more than asparagus. “A meal of asparagus is a good spring tonic and sets the stage for an entire growing season of more healthful eating because of the availability of fresh vegetables from the garden,” said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. One...
A professional arborist can determine the best care for your trees.
Tree Topping Fiction vs. Facts Definition: Tree Topping – the removal of main tree branches to stubs in either a straight-across hedge fashion or a complete delimbing of the tree, leaving only the main trunk or trunks of a tree. Fiction: "Topping rejuvenates the tree." Fact: Tree topping usually...
JEFFERSON CITY — On May 11, the House passed House Bill 151, a bill that would bring Missouri into compliance with federal law. The Senate passed HB 151 earlier this week and sent the bill back to the House with amendments that addressed fees for obtaining a REAL ID and storage of information on...
Missouri PSC approves filing by Ameren Missouri
The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a filing made by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri to adjust the fuel and purchased power adjustment charge (FAC) on the bills of its electric customers. Ameren Missouri made two filings with the Commission. In its first filing (Case No...
All medicine has side effects. Even minor side effects can be deadly for farmers, says Kelly Cochran of the Missouri AgrAbility Project’s Pharm to Farm program. The statewide outreach program helps farmers identify medical risks through their local pharmacist. In many rural Missouri areas,...
Beware of MoDOT crews mowing roadsides.
JEFFERSON CITY – Pushing the lawn mower back and forth across the yard is a springtime necessity. At the Missouri Department of Transportation, our crews are beginning the mowing season with a main purpose: safety. During May and June, there is a good chance you will see MoDOT crews out mowing on...
Class of 1967…. Guess who???
59th Annual Hamilton Alumni Banquet   The 59th Annual Hamilton Alumni Banquet will be held on May 27, 2017 at the Penney High School Gymnasium beginning at 6:30 p.m. Each year alumni from Hamilton Penney High School gather to reminisce and renew old friendships from their years in high school in...
Tulips and other bulbs need to keep their foliage so that the bulbs grow larger the following year. Photo by Howard F. Schwartz, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
After-bloom bulb care means bigger flowers next year   The ukulele-playing Tiny Tim may have strummed it best. “Tiptoe Through the Tulips” is good advice for gardeners. Tiptoe through the bulb garden, doing little for bigger, more beautiful blooms next year. Spring bulbs need some care after their...
Your chance to comment on Transportation Improvement Program.
Public Comment Period Opens on Statewide Transportation Improvement Program   The Missouri Department of Transportation will focus its efforts on preservation of the state’s transportation system – a $54 billion asset that carries a $125 billion replacement cost. That’s the central theme of the...

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