Beaver and his family operate Big Beaver Maple Syrup on 40 acres of woods near Mark Twain Lake. In their second year they have tapped some of the 200 maple trees and sold amber deliciousness in a bottle.
March is an ideal month to plant rhubarb. The perennial favors cool weather. It produces large, floppy leaves attached to succulent stalks or petioles that grow from short, thick underground rhizomes.
Chipmunks may range over an acre, but their individual territories often are much smaller. Two to four animals may inhabit an acre; their population is dependent upon the availability of food and cover.
The system is incorporated with a trailer to make training as accessible as possible. The institute offers 80 percent of its training in the field to meet career and volunteer fire service schedules and needs.
Our program is here to facilitate and promote effective intercultural communication. We form alliances with MU Extension specialists, Latino residents and the larger community of Missouri.
Beans are one of the best values around. One cup of cooked pinto beans provides 14 grams of fiber, 14 grams of protein, less than one gram of fat and around 230 calories.
4-H members will again partner with Crader Distributing and local Stihl dealers for a week of service and citizenship in April, planting Liberty Trees in communities throughout Missouri.
If you see lightning, count the seconds until you hear thunder, then divide by five. This is the distance in miles the lightning is away. Any distance less than 10 miles puts you in danger. Seek shelter immediately.
Car crashes kill more children 1 to 14 years old than any other cause, so adults need to know which child safety seats to use and how to install them correctly.
Beets have been consumed by humans for over 5000 years. The first beets produced long, thin roots. Therefore, it most likely was the leaves of beets that were harvested and used as a pot herb.
University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program creates or retains 24,000 jobs, nearly $1 billion in increased client sales for Missouri businesses.
One of the most common problems homeowners have with their lawns is that they do not know what kind of grass is in it.
Vegetables and fruits in a rainbow of colors give the nutrients needed for good health.
The invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is currently distributed in 43 US states and 4 Canadian provinces. It is a severe agricultural pest in nine states and a nuisance problem in 21 others.
Its cousin waterhemp remains top weed in state, but likely not for long.
It is time to plant some bulbs indoors for later enjoyment outdoors.
Research is being conducted now to determine if new brain connections develop with mental and physical exercise.
Wildcrafting offers free spring delicacies for dinner.
Refunds are wages you earn throughout the year and should be thought of as hard-earned money rather than found money.
Money is so easy to spend; it slips through fingers like water. Even with the best intentions to put a little money aside every month, we often find there's nothing left when the month comes to a close.
The MU Pork Institute offers a three-day intensive educational program for high school students interested in pork production.
Turning organic matter into compost takes science and art. The finished product enriches gardens and farm fields.
More than 50 percent of teenage girls are on a diet or think they should be on a diet.
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