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One of the most common problems homeowners have with their lawns is that they do not know what kind of grass is in it. “If it’s still light tan now, more than likely its zoysia grass. If it’s green, it’s probably tall fescue with some Kentucky bluegrass,” says University of Missouri Extension turf...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends! Missouri House Reaches Session Midpoint The legislative session that began in January has now reached its midpoint with House members touting a long list of legislative accomplishments. The House was able to approve several of its priorities including bills that provide...
Last July, Ameren Missouri filed a rate increase with the Missouri Public Service Commission, requesting a rate increase of 7.8% for residential consumers. This requested increase would have meant an average household increase of around $100 a year and annual operating revenue increase of $206.4...
Spinach Quiche
Although there are reminders all around us of the national obesity crisis, lifestyle changes are difficult for most people. “For individuals not yet experiencing health problems, the incentive of better health and reduced morbidity in the future is not motivating enough,” said Lydia Kaume, a...
Bulk pick up in April in Hamilton
The City of Hamilton and R&W Container will conduct the Spring City Wide Bulk pickup on Saturday, April 8, 2017.  Items must be taken to the curb by 7 a.m. and will be picked up there.  Materials that can’t be picked up include:  tires, yard waste, waste oil, batteries, antifreeze, items...
Greenhills Beekeepers Club to host an informational meeting on Pollinator Crops
Three-fourths of the world’s flowering plants and about 35 percent of the world’s food crops depend on animal pollinators to reproduce. More than 3,500 species of native bees help increase crop yields. Some scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of...
The Livingston County Power Clovers 4-H club planted a Liberty Tree at the historic Livingston County Courthouse grounds April 29, 2016, during the first year of the 4-H Liberty Tree project.
In recognition of National Volunteer Month, 4-H members will again partner with Crader Distributing and local Stihl dealers for a week of service and citizenship in April, planting Liberty Trees in communities throughout Missouri. The effort is part of a monthlong 4-H True Leaders in Service...
Arbor Day first Friday in April
Arbor Day, an April holiday that celebrates the planting and caring for trees, is a popular time for homeowners to add new trees to their landscapes. Before doing this, however, homeowners should consider advice from expert arborists to ensure the trees' longevity. "Too often, consumers waste...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends!   Legislation to Stop Illegal Use of Herbicides Receives Final Legislative Approval (HB 662) The House and Senate have agreed to legislation that is meant to stop the illegal use of herbicides that have caused widespread damage to crops in Southeast Missouri. According to experts...
Tuberous Begonia
It is time to plant some bulbs indoors for later enjoyment outdoors, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. When started indoors before the weather warms, these inexpensive, tender bulbs give gardeners a jump-start on spring color. Plant about a month before the last...

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