Beginning Gardener online series returns for 2021

University of Missouri Extension will offer homeowners an online program on the basics of growing vegetables.

Online workshops set for fruit, vegetable growers

Missouri fruit and vegetable growers can enroll in upcoming no-cost or low-cost online produce safety training.

Give yourself the gift of less stress

Give yourself the gift of less stress this Valentine’s Day.
Many people experienced unprecedented stress during the past year, notes University of Missouri Extension human development specialist Jeremiah Terrell.
Stress is part of everyday life, Terrell says. It may be short-term or chronic, and can lead to poor health, reduced quality of life and even suicide.

Show-Me-Select registration deadline nears

Enrollment for the Show-Me-Select Heifer Replacement Program ends Feb. 15.
Show-Me-Select helps Missouri producers raise and market high-quality beef replacement females, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Kendra Graham. The educational program uses the latest research on health, nutrition, genetics and reproductive science.

Evaluate your calving distribution this spring

Record calf birthdates this calving season to track calving distribution.
“Evaluating a calving distribution takes very little time but can provide valuable insight into reproductive performance and productivity of the herd,” says University of Missouri Extension veterinarian Craig Payne.

Cover crop conference goes virtual

“Finding Common Ground in Cover Crops” is the theme of the 2021 Midwest Cover Crops Council Conference.