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Senator David Pearce
This week I introduced Senate Bill 797 to the Senate Transportation and Public Safety Committee, which aims to outlaw the selling, offering or serving of powdered alcohol in Missouri. Powdered alcohol, also called dehydrated alcohol, is a dangerous new ingestible substance. As of 2015, powdered...
Planting season presents special dangers for farmworkers and motorists. Photo by Linda Geist
Source: Karen Funkenbusch, 573-884-1268 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Drivers should pay special attention as they travel rural roads and highways during spring planting time, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch. It’s the time of the year when the rural roads are...
Pond Management Workshop Set for Saturday, April 23
Source: Valerie Tate, 660-895-5123 LINNEUS, Mo. – A pond management workshop is set for 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 23, at the University of Missouri Forage Systems Research Center (FSRC) at Linneus. FSRC, MU Extension and the Missouri Department of Conservation sponsor the event. Topics include...
Wait until the soil is ready.
COLUMBIA, Mo. – As the days get longer and warmer, many gardeners are itching to get into the garden. But it’s important to resist this temptation until the soil is ready. “We can very quickly lose years of building soil structure if we work the soil when it’s too wet,” said David Trinklein,...
Braymer holds Easter Egg Hunt.
The Delta Chi Easter Egg Hunt was held in the Braymer school gym due to the rainy weather. That didn't stop the kids from having a lot of fun and grabbing lots of eggs and other prizes. This is the three and four year old age group.
A fatal crash occurred at 3:58 p.m., Thursday, 3/24, on Yankee Ridge Road, two miles south of Kingston, when a 2012 Volkswagon driven by 16 year old Alexander Wilson of Kansas City traveled off the west side of the roadway, struck a small tree, continued to travel off the roadway, struck a large...
Garden Soil
Source: David Trinklein, 573-882-9631 COLUMBIA, Mo. – A single teaspoon of living soil can contain billions of bacteria, protozoa and fungi. When those soil microbes do what they do best—feed, reproduce and live—they produce mucilage or biofilm, which are nice words for slime. That slime is...
Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Sumner, Mo.
A draft Environmental Assessment for Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Sumner, MO is available for public review on March 26, 2016.  The comment period will extend until April 26, 2016.  The Environmental Assessment provides an environmental analysis and cumulative impacts of three...
"See What Crops Up"
(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The Missouri State Fair will once again host a stellar lineup of outstanding entertainment during this year’s annual event, Aug. 11-21, in Sedalia.  Director Mark Wolfe today announced the first two concerts in the Pepsi Grandstand concert series.  Country artists Chris Janson with...
JEFFERSON CITY---Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri has filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission to adjust the fuel and purchased power adjustment charge (FAC) on the bills of its electric customers. Ameren Missouri has made two filings. In its first filing (Case No. ER...

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