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Source: Andrew Zumwalt, 573-884-1690 COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension personal finance specialist Andrew Zumwalt gives three reasons why you should file a tax return even if it is not required. First, you might get a refund of taxes withheld from a paycheck or pension, Zumwalt says...
Will we be able to afford gas if the price goes back up?
By Rick Manning President Obama never ceases to amaze with an economic understanding only matched by Bernie Sanders' most ardent supporters. For those who believe that electricity comes from the wall, food comes from the grocery store and clean water comes in a recyclable plastic bottle, Obama's...
The Missouri Strip Trial Program is a grower focused program designed to help growers compare farming practices. The program uses on-farm research with precision ag equipment to conduct on-farm research in the grower’s own crop fields. Trials that are being established in 2016 include phosphorus...
Test your knowledge of Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day Trivia 1. Who are Shakesphere’s “Star-crossed Lovers”? _______2. Which Patron Saint is Valentines named after? _______3. What fruit is also known as the “love apple”? _______4. What is the winged child shooting arrows at unsuspecting Valentines called? _______5. Which bird...
Running for local city and school board elections on April 5 include the following: Filing for Polo City aldermen are incumbents Rhonda Copeland for east ward, Nick Vinna and Louise McGary for west ward. For Polo School Board are Mark Kipping, Jeff Gentry and incumbent Shane Rardon. Filing for...
Zika virus spread through mosquito bites.
Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon. In...
Avoid food poisoning at your Super Bowl party.
February 1, 2016 — The Super Bowl is already the most-watched television program in the United States, and this year’s 50th game is sure to take the experience to a whole new level. The game (or the ads) may be the main event, but the food usually steals the show. With more than 1.3 billon chicken...
Consumers should be aware that there are identity thieves seeking to steal the consumers’ identities to file fake tax returns. Tax identity theft occurs when an identity thief uses a taxpayer’s stolen identity to file a fraudulent return and claim the victim’s tax refund. The identity thief often...
Same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years.
Monday, February 01, 2016 COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1916, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. To qualify, farms must meet the following guidelines. The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years. The line of...
Seedling breaks free of its seed coat. Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Monday, February 01, 2016 COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s difficult to think about gardening in the midst of sweater-weather, but now is the perfect time to start seeds indoors so they’ll be ready for transplant when warmer weather arrives. There are many advantages to starting seed early. Plants started...

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