Prime beef premiums give edge in competing with more heifers

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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

CUBA, Mo. – With 5 million heifers added to U.S. beef cow herd, Missourians must raise quality beef to compete, says a University of Missouri Extension specialist.

Quality beef attracts...

More time to file income taxes for Missouri’s flood victims

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

Story source: Andrew Zumwalt, 573-884-1690

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Individuals and businesses affected by flooding in Missouri will have more time to file and pay taxes.

“It’s an extension to May 16,” said Andrew Zumwalt,...

Livestock producers need to prepare for veterinary feed directive

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

Story source: Craig Payne, 573-882-8236

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The clock is ticking for livestock producers as new Food and Drug Administration rules go into effect in December governing all feed-grade and water-soluble antibiotics that are...

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...

Ag outlook for 2016 a bit harsher than recent years

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

Story source: Scott Brown, 573-882-3861

COLUMBIA, Mo. – In the last few years, farmers have seen record prices and high profitability. But that may not be the case in 2016, says University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist...

Show stock clinic for 4-H and FFA exhibitors set for April...

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

Story source: Penny Kittle, 660-265-4541

MILAN, Mo. –University of Missouri Extension in Sullivan County will host a show stock clinic for 4-H and FFA livestock exhibitors and their parents on April 9.

The clinic is open to exhibitors...

Registration opens for MU Pork Institute

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

Story source: Marcia Shannon, 573-882-7859

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri is taking applications for the 2016 Park Institute, June 13-15 in Columbia.

MU Extension specialists will teach the latest technological developments...

Neglect with respect: Caring for houseplants in the winter

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

Story sources: David H. Trinklein, 573-882-9631; Jennifer Schutter, 660-665-9866

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Winter is probably the most challenging time of year to keep houseplants looking healthy and attractive.

Potted plants kind of doze in...

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...

Pasture renovation schools teach how to replace toxic fescue grass

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

Story source: Gene Schmitz, 660-438-7803

[Editors: This news release includes two sidebars: A schedule of fescue workshops and a background story. The stories may be published as a package, individually or sequentially, according to your...

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