Pumpkin ushers in fall decorations, foods

It is pumpkin time, when people celebrate the versatile vegetable that marks seasons, holidays and traditions.

Honey bees making winter preparations

Did you know there are no male honey bees (drones) in a hive during the winter? Beekeepers watch their colonies in late summer as the honey bees make their first step to prepare for winter. That first step involves removing the drones. Don’t worry, the queen will make new drones in the spring.

MU Wurdack Center field day, Oct. 7, looks at winter feeding

The University of Missouri Wurdack Extension and Education Center will host a free producer field day Friday, Oct. 7. Presentations on winter feeding will be given during a tour of the farm in the Missouri Ozarks.

MU Extension guide shows how cover crops can benefit pollinators, wildlife

         University of Missouri Extension recently released guidelines for managing cover crops to benefit pollinators and wildlife.

MU Extension guide shows how cover crops can benefit pollinators, wildlife

University of Missouri Extension recently released guidelines for managing cover crops to benefit pollinators and wildlife.

Missouri Pork Association now accepting applications for 2023 Youth Pork Ambassador Program

            The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the 2023 Youth Pork Ambassador Program. The program allows students to actively interact with leaders in Missouri’s pork industry and receive a $1,000 scholarship, payable to any technical school, community college, or a four year institution. The Ambassador will not only be awarded a scholarship; but will also have many opportunities to increase their knowledge of the pork industry.