Drinking plenty of fluids will help older adults beat the summer...

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STILLWATER, Okla. – As steamy summer temperatures make themselves at home across Oklahoma, drinking plenty of fluids is crucial to successfully beating the heat, and it is especially important for older adults, who are at increased risk for dehydration....

Get a jump on spring: Start seeds indoors

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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. – It’s difficult to think about gardening in the midst of sweater-weather, but now is the perfect time to start seeds indoors so they’ll be ready for...

Four Oklahoma counties chosen for national economic development initiative

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The Crossing Borders region includes Cherokee, Adair, Sequoyah and Delaware counties and becomes the fourth SET region in Oklahoma.

SET, a national partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development and the Cooperative Extension Service launched in 2010, helps rural communities work together to boost regional economic...

MU cattle protocols help calving ease, add quality

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

Story source: David J. Patterson, 573-882-7519

FORSYTH, Mo. – Beef calves born early in the calving season are worth more. Ranch records show those economics. Research from the University of Missouri Thompson Farm shows how to get...

When are children ready to be home alone?

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

Story source: Renette Wardlow, 417-581-3558

OZARK, Mo. – You arrive home, unlock the door and walk into an empty house. The house seems bigger and quieter. Every little noise is suspicious and a bit creepy....

White House Rural Council Announces $10 Billion Private Investment Fund to...

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WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 - The White House Rural Council today announced the creation of the new U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund through which private entities can invest in job-creating rural infrastructure projects across the country. An initial $10 billion has been committed to the fund with greater investment expected to follow....

Preparing trees for the winter season

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STILLWATER, Okla. – With two summers in a row of brutally hot temperatures and extreme drought conditions, Oklahoma gardeners have been struggling to keep their shrubs and trees alive....

Department of Agriculture Removes Animals from Residence in Johnson County

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Animal Care Program inspectors from the Missouri Department of Agriculture worked in conjunction with the Johnson County Sheriff's Department and the Humane Society of Missouri to remove animals from substandard conditions at an unlicensed facility near Garden City, Mo....

FACT SHEET: A Strong Nutrition Program to Help Hardworking American Families

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This week, Agriculture Under Secretary Kevin Concannon and Anne Alonzo, Administrator for the Agricultural Marketing Service joined George Jones, CEO of Bread for the City to highlight the need for a new Farm Bill that adequately invests in America’s nutrition safety net. Food assistance programs, along with the National School Lunch Program and S...

Crop Management Conference adds ‘big data’ to 33 other farming issues

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

Story source: Kevin Bradley, 573-882-4039

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Crop Management Conference in Columbia, Dec. 17-18, starts the University of Missouri winter meetings.

Farmers and their crop advisers will find 33 sessions on research and...

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