Learn about pollinator-friendly lawns at Sept. 24 webinar

University of Missouri Extension offers a session on pollinator-friendly lawns 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.

New USDA survey to measure areas for future improvement

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new annual survey of farmers, ranchers and private forestland owners. The survey will help USDA understand what it is doing well and where improvements are needed, specifically at the Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Risk Management Agency (RMA).

MU Extension strength training program for older adults now online

University of Missouri Extension’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy program for older adults is now offered online via Zoom.
A new eight-week class begins Aug. 17. One-hour sessions are Mondays and Wednesdays at 1 p.m.

Begin stockpiling fescue mid-August

Start stockpiling fescue mid-August for healthier and more profitable cattle, says University of Missouri Extension forage specialist Craig Roberts.
Stockpiling fescue saves time and money by reducing the need to feed hay.

Farm, Family & ME conference, Sept. 3, offers help to build resilience

The third annual Farm, Family & ME Summit for Women focuses on resilience, financial and farm stress, self-care, and mental well-being.

Welcoming innovation to Missouri 4-H!

Missouri 4-H has announced the development of a new Innovation Grant initiative to reward and encourage programs, ideas and partnerships that will advance the national 4-H goal of embracing and meeting the diverse needs of our country’s youth by the year 2025.