Kansas City-area farmers market workshop set for March 11

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

Story source: Londa Nwadike, 816-482-5850

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Area farmers market vendors and managers are invited to attend a one-day workshop hosted by Kansas State University Research and Extension and University of Missouri...

Lenders learn risk-management plan protects beef prices in falling market

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

Story source: Scott Brown, 573-882-3861

ROLLA, Mo. – With feeder-calf prices still falling, beef producers can protect current prices on their calves. But they won’t make as much money as they could have if they had sold...

Details on dairy farm bill explained at dairy profit seminars, Feb....

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

Story source: Joe Horner, 573-882-9339

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Dairy farmers have a new opportunity to protect their farm income with dairy margin insurance. The dairy safety net in the new farm bill takes a new approach.

Margin insurance,...

Start running fans in grain bins

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

Story source: Wayne C. Bailey, 573-864-9905

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Raise the temperature and run fans in grain bins now to avoid condensation and mold.

Keep your stored grain in condition by increasing the temperature inside the bin to the...

Extra moisture can extend grass growth into summer slump, says MU...

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

Story source: Craig A. Roberts, 573-882-0481; 573-228-2802 (cell)

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Rain makes grass grow. That’s good for grazing livestock, but makes haying difficult.

Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage...

Feeding cows hay now allows grass to recover after long summer...

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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: Robert L. Kallenbach, 573-884-2213; Justin Sexten, 573-882-8154

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Feed hay in the fall and save the new green grass for winter. That plan can result in more feed for drought-stressed...

Taking the cellphone to school

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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: Alan J. Mundey, 660-679-4167

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo.–Should parents let kids take their cellphones to school? A University of Missouri Extension 4-H youth development specialist looks...

Week of dairy profit seminars set across Missouri, Feb. 22-26

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

Story source: Joe Horner, 573-882-9339

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars cover three major topics: health, nutrition and reproduction. “The three affect profits,” says Joe Horner, University of Missouri...

Edamame: An easy crop to introduce to your vegetable garden

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Media contact:
Curt Wohleber
Senior Information Specialist
University of Missouri Cooperative Media Group
Phone: 573-882-5409
E-Mail: [email protected]

Story source: Marlin Bates, 816-270-2141

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Once available to U.S. consumers mainly in Japanese restaurants, edamame is showing up at farmers markets, salad bars and grocery...

Hannibal tourist attraction benefits from MU Extension business expertise

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Media contact:
Phil Leslie
Senior Information Specialist
University of Missouri Cooperative Media Group
E-Mail: [email protected]

Story source: Charles Holland, 660-327-4158

HANNIBAL, Mo. – Summertime is tourist time. Millions of families across the country hit the open road in search of America.

Many small businesses depend on tourism dollars....

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