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Ozark Prairie Master Gardener Dan Britton, right, his wife, Earlene, left, and MU Extension specialist Joni Harper, center, are teaching other Master Gardeners how to make small greenhouses. Photo by Linda Geist
Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners know that good things come in small packages. That is why mini-greenhouses are growing throughout the Lake of the Ozarks region. The mini-greenhouses are the brainchild of Dan Britton, president of the Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners chapter in Morgan County....
Study and know your market before you sell trees.
ELDON, Mo. – Study and know your market before you sell trees, says University of Missouri Extension forestry specialist Hank Stelzer. MU Extension and the Missouri Department of Conservation offer three workshops to help landowners learn how to improve the quality of their woodland and how to...
There are many reasons to consider a mutt.
More than 150 dog breeds are recognized in the United States. While some pet lovers are drawn to specific breeds for their unique characteristics, there are many reasons to consider a mutt when you’re looking to add a four-legged friend to the family. National Mutt Day is Monday, July 31, and the...
Representative Jim Neely
Extraordinary Session Comes to a Close as Senate Approves House Version of Pro-Life Legislation (SB 5) After weeks of waiting, the Senate met Tuesday afternoon to take up and pass the House version of legislation that is meant tobetter ensure the health and safety of women by putting common sense...
Wind Farm Alert!
The Caldwell County Planning & Zoning Board is considering an update to the county ordinances regarding industrial wind turbines/farms and they want to hear from YOU! Options can be summarized as this: * Limit the height of wind turbines to 125 ft. (as an example) which allows wind mills for...
Kathryn exhibits one of her woodworking projects.
Achievement Day was held for the county on July 15, at the Nazarene Church in Kingston. Between the 50 4-Hers in attendance, the judges had 96 various projects to judge. All of the members were very excited to see if any of their projects would make it to state. Gage Swindler, age 11, a member of...
Nine Missouri weather stations, including this one at the Monroe City Regional Airport, recently received updates to help farmers and chemical applicators know when to spray herbicides to avoid off-target movement caused by temperature inversions. Photo courtesy of Pat Guinan
Nine Missouri weather stations recently received updates to help farmers and chemical applicators know when to spray herbicides to avoid off-target movement caused by temperature inversions. The University of Missouri Extension Commercial Agriculture Program operates 24 real-time weather stations...
Zinnias - Photo by Flickr user Liz West/CC BY-SA 2.0
In the search for a colorful annual flower that can handle the rigors of a typical Missouri summer, zinnia ranks high on the list, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. “Zinnias are great flowers for Missouri gardens for several reasons,” said Trinklein. “They adore...
Watch out for signs of heat-related illness.
Even if you think you’re getting used to the sweltering weather, you need to watch out for signs of heat-related illness. Forms of heat-related illness include heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke, says Tammy Roberts, University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education...
424 backup takes destroyed during investigations.
(Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued the following statement in response to a July 13 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration report, which finds the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) records management practice resulted in lost records and incomplete IRS responses to Freedom of...

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