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Apply small amounts of wood ash to the garden yearly to supply other nutrients such as phosphorus and potassium.
Ashes produced by wood-burning fireplaces or stoves are an excellent example of the idiom “don’t throw out the baby with the bathwater,” says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. “When collected and spread on the garden, they are an excellent and free source of calcium...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends of the 144th! House Works to Enhance Real World Learning Opportunities for Young People (HB 1665) Lawmakers approved a bill this week that would provide young people with greater access to highly-skilled, experienced instructors in areas such as health care, manufacturing, and...
Cast your ballots Feb. 9 at extension.missouri.edu/caldwell.
Cast your ballots for Caldwell County MU Extension Council members February 9-16.  The Extension Council oversees youth and agricultural programs, such as 4-H, in the county as part of the University of Missouri Extension. Electronic voting is available at: extension.missouri.edu/caldwell or in the...
Making changes at Walmart.
Washington D.C. – As part of an effort to highlight Walmart’s failure to clarify the nature of its announced wage and benefit changes, Making Change at Walmart (MCAW) released the following fact sheet to ensure that local and national media is accurately stating that these wage and benefit changes...
Senator Denny Hoskins
The State of Missouri has the potential to supply a strong, competitive workforce for every business and job creator looking to grow their operation in the Show-Me State. Through legislation geared at reform and economic growth, I intend to work alongside my fellow senators to achieve this goal....
Senator Denny Hoskins
State Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, presented Senate Bill 608, The Business Premise Safety Act, for consideration before the Missouri Senate’s Small Business and Industry Committee. The proposed legislation would create a level of protection for business against frivolous lawsuits. “I filed...
How to care for your amaryllis.
Among indoor flowering plants, few match amaryllis in grandeur, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Its blooms are spectacular in size and come in many colors and patterns. “In addition to being colorful, it is relatively easy to re-bloom. It can continue to give...
WOTUS definition too broad.
By Eric Bohl Overregulation has been claimed so often over the past decade that the charge now frequently falls upon deaf ears. Regulatory proponents usually assert that the specter of overregulation is largely a myth – a widely-held belief that tells a good story, but the closer you get the harder...
Today would be a good day to take a break from shaking hands
Where have people's hands been? When you shake hands with someone at church, the grocery store or a restaurant what kind of germs are they carrying? I once shook hands with Hillary Clinton and my wife told me to immediately go and wash my hands. She reminded me that her hands had been on Bill...
The Hamilton Time-Temperature-Weather Forecast number is up and running again after being unavailable since last Thursday.   Ever since 1991, area residents have been able to call a local number, (816) 583-7770, for the exact current time, official outside temperature, and complete weather forecast...

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