Drought plays tricks with flowers, bushes

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.

Wurdack to offer Virtual Field Day on Oct. 2

    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.

Missouri farmers featured in AgrAbility Virtual State Fair

AgrAbility projects from 19 states, including Missouri, are part of the AgrAbility Virtual State Fair in October.

Free virtual SARE grant writing workshop set for Oct. 13

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.

MO Pork Association calls for applicant to the Youth Pork Ambassador program

    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.