‘Triple whammy’ for Missouri farmers

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

Story source: William J. Wiebold, 573-673-4128 (cell); 573-882-0621

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri ranks ninth in planting progress among Midwestern soybean-growing states.

“Missouri farmers face a triple whammy of prevented corn...

Federal shutdown affects MU Extension nutrition programs

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Media contact:
Jo Britt-Rankin
Program Director, Human Environmental Sciences
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-7828
E-Mail: [email protected]

COLUMBIA, Mo.– Due to the federal government shutdown, the Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS) has advised University of Missouri Extension to suspend certain federally...

Farmland values: Boom or bubble?

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

Story source: Ron Plain, 573-882-0134

COLUMBIA, Mo.–Low interest rates and record income per acre have driven farmland values much higher over the last decade. The increase has led to concerns of a repeat of the farm crisis of the...

Steer from MU Thompson Farm judged best in contest among High...

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

Story sources: Jon Schreffler, 660-485-6576; David J. Patterson, 573-882-7519; Scott Brown, 573-882-3861

SPICKARD, Mo. – A Missouri steer won first place in a live show at Beef Empire Days, Garden City, Kan. Of...

Jefferson City doctor wins MOCAN Healthcare Professional Award

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Media contact:
Cindy DeBlauw
Extension Associate
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-2399
E-Mail: [email protected]

COLUMBIA, Mo.– Seven years ago, Sarah Gordon noticed a problem with the children visiting her practice. Increasingly, her young patients were overweight. Gordon knew that she had to do something to change the trend.

To...

CAFNR family provides life-long connections

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Media contact:
Linda Geist
Senior Information Specialist
University of Missouri Cooperative Media Group
Phone: 573-882-9185
E-Mail: [email protected]

PARIS, Mo. – When Britton Francis leaves home this fall for the University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR), his dad knows that he will be in good...

MU Extension hosts national youth wildlife education event, July 28

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Media contact:
Curt Wohleber
Writer
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-5409
E-Mail: [email protected]

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

  • WHAT: National 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program.
  • WHEN: July 25-30; media invited to observe outdoor educational activities on Monday, July 28, 8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: July 28 activities
  • ...

New program helps small retailers offer healthy food

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

Story source: Kara K. Lubischer , 314-516-6392

ST. LOUIS, Mo.– You don’t have transportation to the grocery store. You’re traveling. You need something quick and healthy to eat. But it’s not always easy to find...

Website shows impact of land-grant universities

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Media contact:
Communications and Marketing
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-5409
E-Mail: [email protected]

COLUMBIA, Mo.– The University of Missouri has announced its participation in the recently launched National Land-grant Impacts website (http://landgrantimpacts.tamu.edu), a centralized resource that highlights...

Baking with sugar substitutes

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Media contact:
Milly Carter
Administrative Associate, West Central Region
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 816-252-7717
E-Mail: [email protected]

Story source: Susan Mills-Gray, 816-380-8460

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo.–An easy way to cut back on calories without feeling deprived is to cook or bake with artificial sweeteners, says a University of...

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