Missouri Dairy Grazing Conference set for Oct. 23-25, Springfield

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

Story sources: Joe Horner, 573-882-9339; Stacey Hamilton, 417-466-2148

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri dairy grazing systems are resilient, repeatable and robust, says Joe Horner, dairy economist at the University of Missouri.

Grazing-dairy...

When May hay won’t dry, wrap it up to make baleage

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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. – “I’m seeing more baleage being made than ever before,” says Rob Kallenbach, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist.

May is the best month...

First green grass of spring is not enough to supply nutrient...

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

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Turning cow herds out to graze pastures at the first sign of green grass harms forage growth later in the season. But...

Show-Me-Select bred heifers average $1,953 at Kingsville sale

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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: David J. Patterson, 573-882-7519; David Hoffman, 816-380-8460

KINGSVILLE, Mo. – A standing-room-only crowd bid $1,953 average on 287 Show-Me-Select bred heifers at Kingsville Livestock Auction,...

Mizzou meat team makes the cut at 2013 Eastern National

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

Story source: Katy Shircliff, 330-697-4607

COLUMBIA, Mo.–The University of Missouri meat judging team placed second at the 2013 Eastern National Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest.

Sixteen teams and a total of 110 individuals...

Future of Missouri cattle industry topic of Breimyer Seminar, July 17

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

Story source: Ron Plain, 573-882-0134

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cattle sales were the No. 1 income source on Missouri farms for decades. Now cows have slipped to third place behind soybeans and corn.

Still, 50,000 farms in the state raise...

MU Crop Injury Diagnostic Clinic set for July 23-24

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

Story source: Tim Reinbott, 573-884-7945

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 2013 Crop Injury Diagnostic Clinic, July 23-24 at the MU Bradford Research Center in Columbia, offers topics from soil health to how to pull out stuck farm equipment.

Universi...

Missouri Department of Conservation named ‘4-H Bridge Builder’

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Media contact:
Rachel Augustine
Coordinator of Constituent Communications
Missouri 4-H Foundation
Phone: 573-884-7641
E-Mail: [email protected]

COLUMBIA, Mo.–The Missouri Department of Conservation was honored with the Missouri 4-H Foundation Nelson Trickey Bridge Builder award Sept. 20 in Columbia. The conservation department has been a...

Holiday trash throws out hints to thieves

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

Story source: John Worden, 573-882-6851

COLUMBIA, Mo. – One man’s trash, the saying goes, is another man’s treasure.

During the holidays your trash can provide a thief with a treasure trove of information, says John Worden,...

Changing Pacific temperatures will give Midwest a break

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Media contact:
Randy Mertens
Coordinator of Media Relations
University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Phone: 573-882-3237
E-Mail: [email protected]

Story sources: Tony Lupo, 573-884-1638; Randall Miles, 573-882-6607

COLUMBIA, Mo. —After this summer’s record drought, will there be a brutal winter in the...

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