Persistent dry conditions may trick plants into dormancy and blooming with a second, sparser round of flowers, says University of Missouri Extension field horticulturist Patrick Byers.
Each year, the Wurdack Research Center, located in Cook Station, opens its doors to the public to share research findings and information related to agriculture and natural resources during its field day. This year is going to look a little bit different.
AgrAbility projects from 19 states, including Missouri, are part of the AgrAbility Virtual State Fair in October.
Registration is open for a free workshop to learn how to write a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Farmer/Rancher grant.
The online workshop is offered 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, via Zoom.
The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the 2021 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.
The best time to prepare for an emergency is when there is no emergency, says Karen Funkenbusch, University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist.