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Will Farmers be Forced to Turn Their Backs on Technology?

 Will Farmers be Forced to Turn Their Backs on Technology? By Blake Hurst Monsanto has promised a doubling of national corn yields in the next 20 years. New drought resistant,…

Asian ladybugs can be beneficial predator on other insects

 Asian ladybugs can be beneficial predator on other insects  COLUMBIA, Mo. – Asian lady beetles, or ladybugs, may seem like a nuisance as they seek warmth in your home, but…

Plan ahead to dodge ‘John Deere lows’ and get better crop prices

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Missouri’s Fall Foliage Inspires Travelers to Hit the Road

 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Oct. 7, 2008 — As the days grow short and the nights cool, nature is resplendent with shades of crimson, gold and orange. Missouri’s scenic highways and…

Changes to Missouri’s Minimum Wage Law Confirmed

 Changes to Missouri’s Minimum Wage Law Confirmed Effective January 1, 2009, Minimum Hourly Wage Increases from $6.65 to $7.05 per Hour JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Effective January 1, 2009, Missourians…

Changes to Missouri’s Minimum Wage Law Confirmed

 Changes to Missouri’s Minimum Wage Law Confirmed Effective January 1, 2009, Minimum Hourly Wage Increases from $6.65 to $7.05 per Hour JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Effective January 1, 2009, Missourians…

A New Way of Conducting State Business

Governor’s Column By Governor Matt Blunt A New Way of Conducting State Business When I ran for governor I promised we would identify savings for taxpayers across state government. One…

Missouri National Guard sends second agriculture team to Afghanistan

 Missouri National Guard sends second agriculture team to Afghanistan The Missouri National Guard is sending its second Agri-Business Development Team (ADT) to support efforts in Afghanistan. This team is comprised…

Blessing Cancer Center presents the 6th Annual Community Breast Cancer Awareness Day

 Blessing Cancer Center presents the 6th Annual Community Breast Cancer Awareness Day The Blessing Hospital Cancer Center is proud to announce its 6th Annual Community Breast Cancer Awareness Day, to…

From worms to llamas: MU Alternatives Center helps producers find niche markets

 From worms to llamas: MU Alternatives Center helps producers find niche markets COLUMBIA, Mo.—If you want to raise anything from worms to llamas, Debi Kelly can point you in the…

Resistant marestail, waterhemp require producers to adopt new control strategies, says MU Extension agronomist

  Resistant marestail, waterhemp require producers to adopt new control strategies, says MU Extension agronomist CORNING, Mo. – The crop pests marestail and waterhemp are difficult to control. Both are prolific…