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Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension weed scientist, spent a good portion of 2016 traveling across Missouri to discuss the dangers of dicamba drift with landowners. Dicamba is a common herbicide but unlabeled and illegal dicamba formulations were used last year on dicamba-tolerant...
The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years.
If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1917, 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 ownership from the original settler or...
University of Missouri Extension will be holding our fourth annual S.A.L.E. Conference in St. Joseph, on Saturday, March 4th. S.A.L.E. stands for Small Acreage & Land Entrepreneurs. The meeting will be held on the campus of Missouri Western State University, and starts at 8:30 with registration...
Fescue foot has an economic loss.
Reports of “fescue foot” causing loss of cows are coming in, says Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist. In severe cold weather, cows eating toxic fescue, a widely used pasture grass, suffer frozen feet with lost hooves. In one case a Missouri a producer lost five cows...
Senator Hoskins District 21 Column
This week in the General Assembly has been fast paced and packed full of important work. As I’ve mentioned in previous columns, I’m honored to serve on the Senate Appropriations Committee and eager to put to work my experience both on the House Budget Committee, as well as my expertise as a CPA....
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends of the 8th! House Sends Gift Ban Legislation to the Senate (HB 60) House members acted swiftly Tuesday to make a gift ban the first bill out of the House for the 2017 legislative session. The legislation received strong bipartisan support and is now on its way to the Senate where...
Palmer Amaranth
Recent reports from nearby states indicate Palmer amaranth, an aggressive weed, has been found in fields seeded for pollinator habitat. This is cause for concern for Missouri farmers. Palmer amaranth propagates rapidly and is nearly impossible to eradicate once it is established. Historically, its...
University of Missouri Extension will hold five workshops throughout the state on preventing and responding to disease outbreaks. Teng Lim, MU Extension agricultural engineer, says government groups have collaborated to bring an awareness of diseases that threaten the health of food animals and...
Braymer High School held their annual Courtwarming Friday night, Jan. 20. 
A few years ago, MU Extension regions were reorganized into seven regions. Our Northwest Extension Region gained four new counties. We now stretch from Marshall to Rock Port, and from St. Joseph to Princeton. Sometime after that, we held meetings to discuss programmatic assignments with our...

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