Hay: Weigh, test and sample before you buy

Weigh, test and sample hay before buying or selling, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Eldon Cole.

MU Extension to Provide Zoom Child Care Provider Training for Clock Hours

Are you a child care provider who needs professional development clock hours?  University of Missouri Extension Human Development & Family Science Field Specialists are offering statewide virtual child care provider trainings via Zoom in September and October. Training subjects will vary from staff retention, grief in the early childhood setting, art appreciation, taking care of yourself, and much more.  Each class will provide two clock hours of training.

Large animal veterinary student loan program applications now available for MU students

    The Dr. Merrill Townley Large Animal Veterinary Student Loan Program offers students pursuing degrees in veterinary medicine at the University of Missouri specialized loans and the opportunity to have those loans forgiven after graduation.

Learn about pollinator-friendly lawns at Sept. 24 webinar

University of Missouri Extension offers a session on pollinator-friendly lawns 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.

New USDA survey to measure areas for future improvement

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new annual survey of farmers, ranchers and private forestland owners. The survey will help USDA understand what it is doing well and where improvements are needed, specifically at the Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Risk Management Agency (RMA).

MU Extension strength training program for older adults now online

University of Missouri Extension’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program for older adults is now offered online via Zoom.
A new eight-week class begins Aug. 17. One-hour sessions are Mondays and Wednesdays at 1 p.m.