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Black walnuts. Photo by David Stonner, courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation
It’s the time of year when walnuts will start dropping off their trees. “Picking these walnuts up to sell can be a great moneymaker, but don’t forget that you can actually eat those nuts,” says Tammy Roberts, University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education specialist. “Black walnuts...
Plant tulip bulbs in October, says MU Extension horticulturist.
Many spring flowerbeds awaken with the vibrant colors of tulips. Once a valuable currency, tulip has a history as vibrant as its petals. Plant tulip bulbs in October, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Look for plump bulbs free of gray discoloration, an indicator...
Christmas Chorus open to everyone.
Do you like to sing? Are you ready to get into the holiday spirit? Here's the perfect opportunity for you! The Caldwell Community Arts and the Missouri Arts Council are sponsoring the second annual community Christmas chorus open to everyone in the area from high school students to retirees - no...
Concord grapes are popular in Missouri.
As I travel around Northwest Missouri helping homeowners with their horticultural problems, I sometimes find a few grapevines in their yards.  This is an interesting plant, with both food and landscaping potential.  And its fruit can be used in a number of versatile ways.  I often wonder why more...
University of Missouri Extension specialist Bob Broz shows how to save money using a new mobile energy education unit. The classroom on wheels helps users view different types of doors, windows, insulation and lighting. Photo by  Linda Geist
A new classroom on wheels is designed to help Missourians better understand home energy efficiency. The University of Missouri Extension Efficient Energy Education Unit offers a hands-on look at ways to make homes more energy-efficient. MU Extension specialist Bob Broz says the unit will be on...
The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold local public hearings in January in an electric rate case filed by Ameren Missouri. The local public hearing schedule appears below. January 10—Boonville. Knights of Columbus Hall, 1515 Radio Hill Road. The hearing starts at noon, beginning with a...
Crop production report estimates corn production up by 11 percent over last year.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Sept. 12 crop production report estimates corn production up by 11 percent over last year. USDA predicts 3 percent more soybean this year. Crop producers will have more grain to sell at lower prices in 2016. Storage might become tight after this year’s excellent...
Zika cases in the US
The Numbers: Zika Case Count: As of September 28, there were more than 25,600 confirmed cases of Zika virus in U.S. States and Territories. 3,625 confirmed cases of Zika in U.S. States and District of Columbia. 22,069 confirmed cases of Zika in U.S. Territories. Pregnant women with evidence of Zika...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends of the 8th Legislative District! A Look Ahead to the November Ballot Issues November will give voters the opportunity to decide important races for the presidency, statewide offices, and other state and local offices and issues. Missourians will also have the opportunity to decide...
Senator David Pearce
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and that means we will soon be seeing vibrant shades of pink pop up around our neighborhoods, grocery stores and even on the uniforms of our favorite football teams. According to the American Cancer Society, about one in eight women in the United States will...

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