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Tree spikes can damage trees.
Is your tree care provider using spikes to climb while pruning your trees? Ouch! Climbing spikes are sharpened steel spikes attached to the climber's leg by leather straps and padded supports. A tree worker should only use them to access trees being removed. When these spikes are used on living...
Salt does more than melt the ice on your sidewalks and driveways. It can harm your lawn and shrubs, says University of Missouri Extension turf management specialist Brad Fresenburg. Too much salt can leave dead strips along sidewalks and driveways. It can kill shrubs and flowers. Before you throw...
“Why do you hang on to your calves?” the beef economist asked cow-herd owners in the room. Scott Brown answered his own question: “Because their price is going up. Right?” Brown, with University of Missouri Extension, cautioned, “There are still downside risks.” Risk remains in spite of slowing of...
Twisted Stitchers Quilt Guild to meet in January
The Twisted Stitchers Quilt Guild will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Federated Church. For more information, call 660-755-4911.
When roads get icy, please consider putting chains on vehicles if you have to travel.
JEFFERSON CITY – Motorists should avoid travel if possible in Missouri late Thursday night through Sunday due to incoming significant amounts of freezing rain, sleet and ice. Travel on Missouri’s roads should be avoided overnight Thursday into Friday through Sunday. Friday morning rush hour...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends!  Missouri House Begins 2017 Legislative Session The members of the Missouri House of Representatives convened in the House Chamber on Wednesday, January 4 to officially open the 99th General Assembly. As the legislature begins the 2017 legislative session, the House currently...
Poinsettia bract beginning to change color. (Picture by Debbie Johnson)
COLUMBIA, Mo. – That forlorn-looking, leftover plant from a bright holiday season can burst with merry blooms again if given tender, loving care. “The care given a poinsettia following the holiday season largely will dictate whether or not the plant lives to see another Christmas,” said University...
SAVANNAH, Mo. – Our program is geared towards producers wanting to learn more about soil health, cover crops and how they impact livestock and forage operations. These issues and more will be addressed at an upcoming meeting, “Grazing For Change-Soil Health, Cover Crops and Livestock”, on Friday,...
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that starting March 20, 2017, organic producers and handlers will be able to visit over 2,100 USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices to apply for federal reimbursement to assist with the cost of receiving and...
The Missouri Corn Growers and Northwest Corn Growers will host an informational meeting Thursday, January 19 at the Fulkerson Center at Missouri Western State College. The meeting will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. with the formal program beginning at 9 a.m. All farmers and those from...

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