Diplodia ear rot is a common corn disease that occurs when there is excessive moisture during and immediately after corn silking and a dry period. That is what much of Missouri experienced this season.
Few flowers signal fall’s arrival more than the cheerful chrysanthemum, mum for short. Mums’ long-lasting blooms show off for weeks, long after other flowers have clocked out for the season.
An ounce of prevention is the best medicine for keeping stink bugs and other insect pests such as the multicolored Asian lady beetle at bay. Put screens over windows, doors and vents.
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.
Join us for this two-day training, CDA Explores the Arts and Economic Development, to learn how culture can be an addition and diversification of traditional community and economic development practices.
While many people throughout the world use pumpkin as a staple in their diet, in the United States this colorful member of the gourd plant family is used primarily for decoration.
Lorene Trickey, right, wife of former Missouri 4-H Foundation trustee Nelson Trickey, and daughter Linda Trickey, left, present the Nelson Trickey 4-H Bridge Builder Award to Jo Turner.
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.
The mobile unit gives homeowners and renters an opportunity to learn different ways they can make their home more efficient, comfortable and less expensive to heat or cool.
One of Extension's crown jewels — MU Extension Business Development Program celebrates 50th anniversary. It's a very young and dynamic 50. See how it has changed.
The first frost of fall is fast approaching, which means it's time to think about harvesting your sweet potatoes.
Webster County family defies dairy trends and expands.
Most Americans are familiar with the term "genetically modified organisms," or GMOs. Many producers now label their products "GMO-free."
Landowners and tenants can learn about Missouri land leasing laws at a Nov. 1 seminar.
Put your rake and bag away. Get out your mower and go to town.
Minor bulbs, such as crocuses and snowdrops, are the first harbingers of spring. Their small flowers give us a sneak preview of what is to come and whet our appetites for showier tulips, narcissus and hyacinths.
Gardens do not wear out. They just need extra attention and proper nutrients when they fail to produce.
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
Having a smoke alarm on every level of your home and in every bedroom is a must.
Colors usually peak around the third weekend of October, but Mother Nature is a woman of mystery.
Friends of University of Missouri Extension and ag journalists have an opportunity to help fund travel for an agriculture journalism student.
The hands-on workshop features sessions on small tractor maintenance, farm safety for women, and local marketing of farm products.
MU Extension near you
Friday, Oct. 21, 2016
- Powerful Tools for Caregivers-Sedalia 10 a.m. in Sedalia
- Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Tipton, MO 1:30 p.m. in Tipton
- Show-Me Better Health with Diabetes 9:30 a.m. in Sedalia
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy 10 a.m.
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy 12:45 p.m.
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Carthage 10 a.m. in Carthage
- Cooking Matters for Adults in Sedalia 2 p.m.
- Eating Well/Child Obesity - Caruthersville 9:30 a.m.
- Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Adrian 7:45 a.m.
- Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Butler 9:45 a.m.
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Butler 11 a.m.
- Health Insurance Education - The basics for families (Bethany Oct-Nov 2016) 1:30 p.m. in Bethany
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016
Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016
Monday, Oct. 24, 2016