Consider lawn needs in fall

For home lawns, Missouri weather is like Goldilocks’ porridge. For some types of grass it’s too hot and for others it’s too cold. In Missouri, the hard part is finding a grass for which the weather is “just right.”

MU Extension holding online forage and livestock hour on September 22

                  As central and southern Missouri cattle producers recovery from the drought proper operational management will be key to optimum profitability,” says Patrick Davis MU Extension Livestock Field Specialist. 

Fall flowers usher out summer in a blaze of color

Fall is time for the changing of the guard in flower beds and containers. As some summer flowers shout their last hurrah, others gradually fade into the background.

Organic Certification Cost Share Program Available for Missouri Producers

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced today that funding is available to assist Missouri farmers and food processors in obtaining organic certification for their businesses. Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Certification Cost Share Program, producers may be reimbursed for up to $500 of their certification costs during the program year.

Regional drought calls for winter feed strategies

Drought in southwestern Missouri calls for long- and short-term feed plans for beef and dairy herds.