Department of Natural Resources hosting free pesticide collection event in Farmington May 21

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will host a free pesticide collection event from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 21 at MFA Agri Services, 1363 Sainte Genevieve Ave. in Farmington.

Landowner presented Grasslander Award

            On November 3, 2021, August and Kayelyn Horstman were presented with the 2021 Missouri Forage and Grassland Council (MFGC) Grasslander Award at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Branson, Missouri.  The presentation was made during their Annual MFGC Conference.

Registration open for MU Ag Lenders School, June 6-9

Registration is open for the University of Missouri Agricultural Lenders School, June 6-9 on the MU campus.
The school is a unique opportunity for early to mid-career agricultural lenders, says MU Extension agricultural economist Ryan Milhollin.

Mosquitoes can take a bite out of outdoor fun

April showers bring May flowers and mosquitoes. With mosquitoes come not just itchy bites but the risk of diseases such as West Nile virus, St. Louis encephalitis, malaria, Zika virus and yellow fever, among others, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist and entomologist Tamra Reall.

Celebrate drinking water week May 1-7

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources invites Missourians to celebrate drinking water week by taking a moment to reflect on the importance of a clean abundant supply of quality tap water.

Weekly Garden Hour resumes

As growing season begins, University of Missouri Extension’s weekly Garden Hour returns to its noon slot on Wednesdays. MU Extension specialists address lawn, garden, disease and insect questions during the free hourlong virtual sessions.