News and articles

Results 1-12 of 1255 results
  1. Livestock Symposium beef speakers will help farmers gain cow-herd profits

    • Nov. 19, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers hearing beef focus talks at the Missouri Livestock Symposium will take home tips to use. Beef is just one track in the annual meeting, Dec. 6-7 in Kirksville. Eric Bailey and Jordan Thomas, University of Missouri Extension... Read more ...

  2. Holiday food safety tips

    Holiday food safety tips

    • Nov. 18, 2019

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – If you’re hosting a holiday meal, make food safety a priority or you might end up with ungrateful guests. “Hosting a holiday meal often means having more people at the table, serving a wider variety of dishes and perhaps... Read more ...

  3. Heed the labels on food gifts

    • Nov. 18, 2019

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The gift of food can be a delightful part of the holidays. But before taking the first bite, make sure the food had a safe trip to your doorstep and didn’t take a detour into the temperature danger zone. “Mail-order food... Read more ...

  4. Safe travels for holiday food gifts

    • Nov. 18, 2019

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Many people want the gifts they send to be a surprise, but if you’re sending perishable food this holiday season, it’s better to spoil the surprise than risk spoiling the gift. “Pack it safely, mark it clearly and be sure... Read more ...

  5. First Show-Me-Select fall sale better than farmers thought: $1,672 average

    • Nov. 18, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Show-Me-Select replacement heifers sold for $1,672 average on 190 head. The sale at Joplin Regional Stockyards was the first of six sales across Missouri this fall. This year’s price topped a $1,586 average from one year ago,... Read more ...

  6. No Grades, No Problem

    No Grades, No Problem

    • Nov. 15, 2019

    Osher, MU Arts & Science collaborate on ‘potpourri’ course. COLUMBIA, Mo.— The students let out a surprised chuckle when Amanda Rose revealed that among CEOs of S&P 1500 companies, women are not just outnumbered by men, they are outnumbered... Read more ...

  7. Megan Silvey named new communications director for MU Extension

    Megan Silvey named new communications director for MU Extension

    • Nov. 15, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Megan Silvey will be University of Missouri Extension’s new director of communications and marketing as of Dec. 9. “Megan brings a great blend of experiences that will enable her to provide excellent leadership for our... Read more ...

  8. Missouri land values up 4% on average

    • Nov. 14, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension’s recent land value survey shows that average land prices for non-irrigated cropland across the state increased about 4% or $204 per acre from last year. The study shows averages of $5,421 per... Read more ...

  9. Heifer genetics aid gains in Missouri beef quality

    • Nov. 14, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers needing heifers to replace old cows, or sold cows, are at a good time. This fall’s Show-Me-Select heifer sales offer spring-calving replacements to build herds. Recent declining profits and bad winters forced downsizing... Read more ...

  10. MU gains part in $10 million USDA grant for farm cover crops

    • Nov. 13, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri agricultural scientists working in cover crops share in a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. They will work with people in 30 organizations across the country and around the world. “The five-year... Read more ...

  11. Ice melters may harm nearby trees

    • Nov. 11, 2019

    COLUMBIA, Mo.- Homeowners should be careful when using ice melters close to trees this winter, said a University of Missouri Extension forester. "Nearly all ice melters are salts," said Hank Stelzer. They work by lowering the freezing point of water... Read more ...

Results 1-12 of 1255 results