Waist size can be indicator of pre-diabetes

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

Story source: Lydia Kaume, 816-482-5850

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. –Even in the 21st century, a tape measure may be quite telling. The past few years have seen the emergence of electronic devices that measure...

Fence law program set Feb. 16 in Fulton

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

Story source: Heather Conrow, 573-642-0755

FULTON, Mo. –University of Missouri Extension offers a program on Missouri fence laws at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the MU Extension Center in Callaway County, 5803 County Road 302, Fulton.

“Mi...

Schools teach replacing toxic grass with novel-endophyte fescue variety

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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

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A group that helps grassland farmers replace toxic tall fescue with nontoxic-endophyte fescue is coming to Oklahoma.

The Alliance for Grassland Renewal, which worked in...

Choose your tax preparer wisely

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

Story source: Andrew Zumwalt, 573-884-1690

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Exercise caution if you pay someone to do your taxes, says University of Missouri Extension personal finance specialist Andrew Zumwalt.

Most tax return preparers are...

Tax refund advice: Save some, spend some

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

Story source: Andrew Zumwalt, 573-884-1690

COLUMBIA, Mo. –Refunds are ready to roll out. Uncle Sam sends Missourians an average income tax refund of $2,612, according to IRS data.

Hold on to some of that cash, says Andrew Zumwalt,...

File a tax return even if you don’t have to

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

Story source: Andrew Zumwalt, 573-884-1690

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension personal finance specialist Andrew Zumwalt gives three reasons why you should file a tax return even if it is not required.

First, you might...

Donate with your heart and a plan

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

Story source: Cynthia Crawford, 573-825-8778

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Give with your heart and a plan.

Valentine’s Day is a good time to make or review charitable giving plans, says Cynthia Crawford, family financial education specialist...

Avoid identity theft during tax season

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

Story source: Andrew Zumwalt, 573-884-1690

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Tax filing season is prime time for identity thieves.

Take steps to prevent identity thieves from lining their pockets with your refund and personal information, says...

File income tax returns early

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

Story source: Andrew Zumwalt, 573-884-1690

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The saying goes, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” Early filing of income tax returns can do the same for many, says...

Search for Missouri Century Farms continues

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Media contact:
Andy Emerson
Missouri Century Farm Coordinator
Phone: 573-882-7216
E-Mail: [email protected]

COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1916, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm.

To qualify, farms must meet the following guidelines. The same family must have owned the farm for...

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