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Event date: April 16, 2020
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Come learn about Missouri non-timber forest products. In this program participants will learn about forest stand improvement and the process of mushroom growing using the byproducts. Each participant will have the chance to inoculate a log with ...
Event date: Aug. 25, 2020
Event time: | 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
The 32nd Annual field day provides information to area producters. Cost : Free Contact : Jim Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu, 660-744-6231 Partners : Missouri Corn Growers Missouri Soybean Association Farm Credit Services And Local Agribusinesses
Event date: Nov. 14, 2019
Event time: | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Introduction to the Women Owning Woodland Program. Participants will have a chance to learn more about forest management and connect with like-minded landowners. Register Online. Cost : Free Contact : Sarah Havens, firstname.lastname@example.org , ...
Event date: Feb. 5, 2020 - May 13, 2020
*An orientation session will be held February 5, 2020 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm* Classes on Wednesday Evenings - March 4, 2020 through May 13, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm In addition to the classes, four Saturday field trips will be held on April 11, April 25, ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019
DAVISVILLE, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension specialist Rachel Hopkins received the first Conservationist of the Year Award from Women in NRCS (WIN). Hopkins is an MU Extension county engagement specialist based in Potosi and a ...
- Published: Friday, April 19, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Yard waste makes up a third of municipal solid waste, behind paper products and food. Estimates show that the average lawn produces about 1,500 pounds of grass clippings each year. A mature tree drops about 3,600 pounds of leaves ...
- Published: Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension researchers are among the recipients of a new five-year, $4.34 million grant from USDA to study water and nutrient recycling, says MU Extension agricultural engineer Teng Lim.The grant, “Water and ...
- Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
WELLSVILLE, Mo. – Matthew Spiers wants to convert cropland to pastureland for grazing.Through a joint effort by University of Missouri Extension and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Spiers plans to build a rotational grazing ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
This fisheries and aquaculture guide is one in a series being developed jointly by MU Extension and Lincoln University.Charles E. HicksAquaculture SpecialistLincoln UniversityRobert A. Pierce IIFisheries and Wildlife State SpecialistSchool of Natural ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
Agroforestry describes a set of land use practices that incorporate trees, shrubs, forages, crops and/or livestock designed in a way that provide environmental, social, and economic benefits.This publication is designed to help landowners and natural ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2018
Humans and wildlife depend on insect pollinators for the production of fiber, fruits and vegetables. Insect pollinators are required for the pollination of two-thirds of the world’s plants. Bees, butterflies, flies, wasps, moths, beetles and even ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2018
Figure 1. Honey bee (Apis mellifera).The European honey bee (Apis mellifera), also known as the common or western honeybee (Figure 1), is the most influential insect for humankind, both in history and in the honey and wax resources it provides. For ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2018
At the heart of the pollination issue lies our bounty of foods such as peaches, strawberries, squash and apples. These and other foods requiring pollination have been staples in the human diet for centuries, and their pollinators have been highly ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2017
Multi-year demonstrations were established at the University of Missouri Bradford Research Center near Columbia, Mo., to determine the benefits of establishing native grasses, forbs and legumes as an alternative crop for producing economical biomass ...
To protect and manage the fish, forest, and wildlife resources of the state. MDC has resource foresters available to help landowners manage their woodlands. Their availability depends on demand for landowner assistance in your area.
Missouri Master Naturalist
A community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program sponsored jointly by the Missouri Department of Conservation and MU Extension.
Introduces landowners to basic forestry and wildlife management and shows them how to integrate both forms of management on their property.