Sweet potato a recent guest at Thanksgiving

Though sweet potato is one of the most widely served side dishes at Thanksgiving dinner today, it probably wasn’t on the menu at the first Thanksgiving in 1621, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.

Calving clinics rescheduled for Dec. 14 and Dec. 16

University of Missouri Extension will hold calving clinics Dec. 14 in Salisbury and Dec. 16 in Clark.

Missouri NRCS announces sign up for Agricultural Conservation Easement Program

Agricultural producers and forest landowners can now submit applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP). The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the date to accept applications for Fiscal Year 2022 funding consideration until December 10, 2021.

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    While 2023 might seem a long way off, it’s not too early for livestock producers think about how recent Food and Drug Administration guidance might affect their operations, says University of Missouri Extension veterinarian Craig Payne.

Department of Agriculture announces retail promotion grant funding

Today, the Missouri Department of Agriculture announced funding for the Missouri Grown Retail Promotion Matching Grant through the Missouri Grown program. The grant awards up to $1,000 for reimbursement of expenses associated with promoting Missouri Grown member products at retail locations in Missouri.

Holidays require special planning by caregivers

As the holidays approach, family caregivers face stressful challenges.