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Domesticated honey bees, not native to the US, but vital to our agriculture, are still suffering huge losses. Some honeybee colonies are lost every year; this was standard even during better times for bees. But despite a decade of intense study to figure out and hopefully correct what’s going on...
This year has experienced times of excess moisture in much of Missouri. While it’s great to see good rainfall again after last summer’s drought, too much rain certainly leads to its own set of problems. I have been getting many calls from homeowners who are experiencing the loss of young trees and...
WASHINGTON, DC, Aug 2 -- Vacationers are out in droves in summer. “That’s why many seniors opt to hold off on taking their vacations until the fall,” says Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC].  “July and August, when school is out, are peak months for family...
The Pee Wee’s show their goats at the Caldwell County Fair.
The Caldwell County Fair kicked off its event on Thursday evening with the Caldwell County Queen contest. Madison Rechtermann was crowned the 2019 queen by her sister Kaitlyn, who held the previous title in 2018. The goat show started at 6 p.m. immediately followed by the sheep show. The weather...
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I was never one to be very impressed with fishing records, but when you see one that has stood since 1932 it is worth noting. The description of how the world record bass was caught comes from FISHES of the Central United States by Joseph R. Tomelleri and Mark E. Eberle's description of the Large...
Warm temperatures attract people of all ages to Missouri’s many lakes or rivers to go swimming and to cool off. Beating the heat in this manner is part of summer. “It’s fun to go swimming,” said Captain Matthew C. Walz, director of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Water Patrol Division, “but...
A Poor Diet Leads To Bad Hair Days — And Hair Loss — Says A Hair Restoration Leader. Proper Nutrition Restores The Look. Poor nutrition literally impacts people from head to toe because diet can significantly affect your hair — and that includes losing it. Healthy, attractive hair is often due to a...
WASHINGTON, DC, July 19 -- Some may like it hot, but the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC] warns that older Americans are at risk when summertime temperatures rise. AMAC president Dan Weber says that heat waves, the kind that have engulfed the nation recently, can cause illness and...
MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. — University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Ted Probert says this is a good time to review management practices to harvest good quality silage. He offers the following tips: Prepare the storage structure. Empty, clean and inspect bunkers and towers for structural damage...
The Caldwell County Livestock Fair was held July 18 and 19 in Kingston. See next week's paper for the results and more pictures!

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