Get a jump on spring: Start seeds indoors

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

Story source: David H. Trinklein, 573-882-9631

COLUMBIA, Mo. – It’s difficult to think about gardening in the midst of sweater-weather, but now is the perfect time to start seeds indoors so they’ll be ready for...

Growing demand for butter is boosting dairy industry

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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. – The growing number of Americans opting for butter over margarine and other oils has given the U.S. dairy industry a much-needed boost.

“That’s one of the reasons why...

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...

MU Extension offers free workshop for teachers helping teens learn about...

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

Story source: Trish Savage, 660-886-6908

MARSHALL Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will offer a free workshop this summer targeted to teachers of high school personal finance classes. Volunteers of nonprofit organizations who...

Free tax sites open statewide

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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

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program sites have opened across Missouri, says University of Missouri Extension personal finance specialist Andrew Zumwalt.

VITA sites provide free tax...

Don’t cool your exercise plan when temperatures drop

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

Story source: Janet Hackert, 660-425-6434

BETHANY, Mo. – Don’t drop your exercise routine when the temperatures drop, says University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education specialist Janet Hackert.

You may need to...

Alliums: Onion’s pretty cousins

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

Story source: David H. Trinklein, 573-882-9631

COLUMBIA, Mo. – While you’re familiar with onions, garlic, leeks and shallots, which are all members of the genus Allium, there’s a whole group in that genus that are...

MU Extension hosts acidified foods workshop, March 28-29 in Kansas City

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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, 913-307-7391

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will host a workshop for processors of acidified foods such as salsa and pickles, March 28-29 in Kansas City.

The two-day workshop meets...

MU Extension offers expanded estate planning class

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

Story source: Darla Campbell, 660-457-3469

LANCASTER, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension offers a four-session succession, estate and retirement planning training designed for farmers, ranchers, small-business owners and their...

MU Extension releases updated flood cleanup guide

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

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension has issued a revised edition of the 24-page publication “Resources for Your Flooded Home,” which covers a variety of issues residents of flood-damaged homes may have to...

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