Detective work to diagnose plant problems
Missouri climate, soil good for hop production
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has issued a permit allowing Expedition Acres LLC to operate a hog farm in Lewis County. But opponents of the controversial hog operation insist their fight isn't over.
Earlier this week during my lunch break, I sat in my home dining room eating with my 3-year-old. As our conversation strayed from preschool to Star Wars, a slight tickle on my side encouraged a scratch.
The Hancock County Farm Bureau's 13th annual Down on the Farm program brought 230 students to the Hancock County Extension Center in Carthage to pet farm animals, climb into tractors and combines, and take a ride on a horse-drawn wagon.
Plant breeders reuce crop vulnerability by going wild
Last week, a client brought in a plant to the Knox County Extension office. The sample needed identifying. Upon inspection, it was undoubtedly milkweed, likely common milkweed. However, this couldn't be.