MU Extension offers workshop on ‘ABCs of USDA’

                  University of Missouri Extension is offering an Oct. 26 workshop to help socially disadvantaged farmers and beginning veteran farmers learn about services from U.S. Department of Agriculture agencies. Anyone interested in USDA programs is welcome to attend.

Area women invited to attend Zoom workshop

                  Are you a woman involved in agriculture? Would you like to learn how to strengthen your farming operation and network with other women in the industry? Join University of Missouri Extension a virtual Annie’s Project course! Annie’s Project provides women with education in production, market, financial, legal and human risk management.

Fire Prevention Week 2022 focuses on critical need to quickly escape your home when fires occur

While most Americans feel safest at home, research shows that three-quarters of fire deaths and injuries occur in our homes and that people are now more likely to die in a residential fire than they were in 1980. That's why the National Fire Prevention Week, Oct, 9-15, theme is "Fire Won't Wait. Plan Your Escape."

MU videos share cattle management practices in drought

Drought continues to plague growers and livestock producers in parts of Missouri, especially in the southwest corner of the state, raising concerns about feed availability.

Plant bulbs now for spring beauty

Nothing spells spring like blooms peeking out from the depths of winter.
Planning and planting in fall will reward gardeners with blooms in spring, says Donna Aufdenberg, University of Missouri Extension horticulturist.

Off-farm income crucial to many ag operations

Farm households increasingly rely on off-farm income. A report from University of Missouri Extension notes that, on average, 82% of farm household income comes from outside the farm.