MU Master Gardener blooms with floral subscription service

Pam Stenger keeps memories of her grandmother’s flower garden alive by offering floral bouquets through a Community Supported Agriculture subscription service.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training planned

 University of Missouri Extension will offer two training options for farmers who wish to renew or obtain their private pesticide applicator license. In person training or a study guide are available for certification.

Scout pastures and hayfields now for fall armyworms

Now is the time to scout for fall armyworms in pastures and hayfields, says University of Missouri Extension entomologist Kevin Rice.
Agronomists in southeastern Missouri and northern Arkansas report sightings of fall armyworm in grass and legume crops, says Jill Scheidt, MU Extension agronomy specialist.

Enrollment open for Show-Me-Select Heifer program

Enrollment is open for the Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 1.

USDA announces pandemic assistance for timber harvesters and haulers

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing up to $200 million to provide relief to timber harvesting and timber hauling businesses that have experienced losses due to COVID-19 as part of USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative. Loggers and truckers can apply for assistance through USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) July 22 through Oct. 15, 2021.

Workshop for management of beef cattle in the fall being held Thursday, August 5

    University of Missouri Extension offers a workshop to help producers navigate managing their beef herds in the fall.