4-H members aim high in archery competition

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Media contact:
Linda Geist
Writer
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9185
E-Mail: [email protected]

Story source: Gerald E. Snapp, 573-882-5547

PALMYRA, Mo. –She’s ranked first in the state and the nation and fourth in the world in her age group for archery.

Cassie Hancock, a 13-year-old member of the Marion County Silver Spurs...

Boy Scout’s Eagle project benefits The Botanic Garden at OSU

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STILLWATER, Okla. – Visitors to The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University will soon have the opportunity to see even more birdlife, thanks to the efforts of a Boy Scout working on his Eagle Scout project....

It’s all about the slime: Building living soil

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Media contact:
Debbie Johnson
Writer
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9183
E-Mail: [email protected]

Story source: David H. Trinklein, 573-882-9631

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A single teaspoon of living soil can contain billions of bacteria, protozoa and fungi. When those soil microbes do what they do best—feed, reproduce and...

MU Greenley Center offers field day tours on crops, cattle on...

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Media contact:
Duane Dailey
Writer
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9181
E-Mail: [email protected]

Story sources: Randall Smoot, 660-739-4410; Kelly Nelson, 660-739-4410

NOVELTY, Mo.– After a long, wet planting season this spring, researchers will report their results at a field day, Aug. 6, at the Greenley Research Center in Knox...

Just in Time for National Garden Month: USDA Launches Plant a...

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WASHINGTON, March 28, 2016 – Today, at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) urged Americans of all ages to "Plant a Window Box for Pollinators" by using a new, free online tool available at the redesigned People's Garden Initiative website....

Oklahoma State University receives national diversity award

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For the second year in a row, Oklahoma State University is the recipient of a national honor for its commitment to diversity and inclusion, the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The university will be featured with other colleges and universities in the publication’s November issue.

“Oklahoma S...

In cool spring, hold cows off pasture until growth reaches at...

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Media contact:
Duane Dailey
Writer
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9181
E-Mail: [email protected]

Story source: Robert L. Kallenbach, 573-884-2213

COLUMBIA, Mo. – At the first sign of green grass growing in pastures, farmers will be tempted to turn in livestock for grazing.

“Hold back,” says Rob Kallenbach, University...

Oklahoma State University names incoming freshmen to President’s Leadership Council

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Oklahoma State University has named 118 incoming freshmen to its President's Leadership Council (PLC) for the 2014-2015 school year. PLC is a freshmen scholarship and academic leadership program that emphasizes the importance of leadership and service throughout life.

Students in the President's Leadership Council complete a year-long class to...

OSU the Top Producer of Teachers in Oklahoma

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OSU the Top Producer of Teachers in Oklahoma
Oklahoma State University tops the list of the best colleges in Oklahoma for teacher education, according to the Online College Database, a directory of colleges and universities across the country. OSU is No. 1 on the “Shaping the Next Generation” list for top colleges in Oklahoma.
OSU’s College of Education offers undergraduate degrees in e...

National cover crop conference broadcast live to sites in Missouri

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Media contact:
Jason Vance
Writer
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9731
E-Mail: [email protected]

Story sources: Debi Kelly, 573-882-1905; Rob Myers, 573-882-1547

COLUMBIA, Mo.– Farmers and farm advisers can participate in a free national forum on cover crops and soil health.

On Feb. 18, almost 200 sites across the country,...

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