Wednesday, October 7, 2015ASHLAND, Mo. – Months of feeding, grooming and training 4-H Boer goats pay off for Riley Tade when he goes to the 116th annual American Royal Livestock Show in Kansas City in late October.
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Thursday, October 1, 2015LINNEUS, Mo. – Learn a new way to ammoniate low-quality forages at the Winter Feeding Workshop, 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22. University of Missouri Extension and the MU Forage Systems Research Center sponsor the event at the research farm in Linn County.
Thursday, September 24, 2015SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Demand for local food in Missouri is strong and growing stronger, according to Pam Duitsman, nutrition and health specialist with University of Missouri Extension.
Monday, September 21, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cattle expansion may boost pasture values but move beef prices lower.
Thursday, September 17, 2015SPICKARD, Mo. – It has happened before, but always surprises. The biggest, best-looking beef cows had the worst genetic scores.
Friday, August 7, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – Fungus-infected wheat not bought by grain elevators at harvest may have use as seed for cover crop to protect soil over winter.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015HURDLAND, Mo. – Poor eyesight and light sensitivity don’t dim Lee Howerton’s vision for a bright future as farmer and rancher.
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Friday, July 17, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – Following two cases of avian influenza early this year, Missouri has been influenza-free. Other states have not been so lucky.
Monday, July 6, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – Beef herd owners facing genetic data overload at breeding time can find help. A new website, eBEEF.org, is live, says Jared Decker, University of Missouri Extension beef geneticist
Tuesday, May 5, 2015COLUMBIA, Mo. – “Now is the time to kill toxic tall fescue,” says Craig Roberts, forage specialist.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014KIRKSVILLE, Mo.– Farmland prices have likely peaked, but expect cattle prices to continue upward.
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Wednesday, November 5, 2014PURDY, Mo.– Dairy farmer Charles Fletcher is a musician at heart. Since switching from a traditional dairy system to pasture-based rotational grazing 17 years ago, he has expanded his operation, increased his bottom line and has more time to make music, playing harmonica with a local bluegrass group called Ozark Mountain Revival.
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Thursday, August 9, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – The livestock industry is taking a direct hit by this summer’s drought, and that will impact consumers’ wallets next year, says a University of Missouri agricultural economist.
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012NOVELTY, Mo. – Zac Erwin stood by a drought-stunted field of Sudangrass as he talked to wagon-loads of field day visitors at the MU Greenley Research Center, Aug. 7.
Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA – Soybeans that won’t make a seed crop offer potential high-quality forage for beef and dairy producers. The decision to cut beans for hay won’t be easy, say University of Missouri Extension specialists.
Friday, August 3, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers are reporting that in spite of prolonged drought and hot temperatures their soybean plants appear amazingly green for this time of year.
Thursday, August 2, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo – Some heat-stressed cows are delivering premature calves, ahead of normal fall-calving season.
Thursday, November 10, 2011COLUMBIA, Mo. – Americans eat 5.6 billion pounds of turkey each year, and all those Thanksgiving meals and other turkey dinners add up to a mountain of feed for fattening out those birds.
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Thursday, August 12, 2010LINNEUS & NOVELTY, Mo. – Byproduct feeds from ethanol plants offer beef herd owners a way to supplement bad hay being baled for winter feed this year.
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