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  • D. HUSAR: Used combines can spread Missouri's top weed to watch

    D. HUSAR: Used combines can spread Missouri's top weed to watch

    Saturday, February 21 2015 6:06 PM EST2015-02-21 23:06:44 GMT
    Farmers may get a lot more than they bargain for when buying a used combine out of state. Lodged Palmer amaranth seeds may travel across state lines with the combine, said Kevin Bradley, weed scientist with University of...
    Farmers may get a lot more than they bargain for when buying a used combine out of state. Lodged Palmer amaranth seeds may travel across state lines with the combine, said Kevin Bradley, weed scientist with University of...
  • ROEGGE: Global food production comes with some sacrifice

    ROEGGE: Global food production comes with some sacrifice

    Saturday, February 21 2015 6:04 PM EST2015-02-21 23:04:40 GMT
    There is a song that had been performed by Jerry Garcia (and others) that has some lyrics describing a staple part of the diet for Midwesterners for many years. From the song "Shady Grove" comes the following: Peaches in...
    There is a song that had been performed by Jerry Garcia (and others) that has some lyrics describing a staple part of the diet for Midwesterners for many years. From the song "Shady Grove" comes the following: Peaches in...
  • Looking at noninvasive plants

    Looking at noninvasive plants

    Monday, February 16 2015 8:08 AM EST2015-02-16 13:08:59 GMT
    How familiar are you with invasive plants? What exactly is an invasive plant? By definition, according to the Illinois Invasive Species Council, an invasive plant is "any species that is not native to that ecosystem,...
    How familiar are you with invasive plants? What exactly is an invasive plant? By definition, according to the Illinois Invasive Species Council, an invasive plant is "any species that is not native to that ecosystem,...
  • Port dispute affects nation's meat industry

    Port dispute affects nation's meat industry

    Monday, February 16 2015 8:03 AM EST2015-02-16 13:03:36 GMT
    A long-running labor dispute has created a big backup of products moving through West Coast ports. Stacks of shipping containers sit at the ports, and many ships are anchored offshore waiting to unload their cargo. A...
    A long-running labor dispute has created a big backup of products moving through West Coast ports. Stacks of shipping containers sit at the ports, and many ships are anchored offshore waiting to unload their cargo. A...
  • GOOD GROWING: Finding uses for small acreage

    GOOD GROWING: Finding uses for small acreage

    Monday, February 9 2015 12:07 PM EST2015-02-09 17:07:54 GMT
    If you've ever thought about trying a new enterprise on a few acres of ground, you need to consider attending an event that we hope will provide you with some excellent ideas to consider. Many folks are investigating...
    If you've ever thought about trying a new enterprise on a few acres of ground, you need to consider attending an event that we hope will provide you with some excellent ideas to consider. Many folks are investigating...
  • FARM AND FIELD: Increased supply and steady demand lead to dairy price drop

    FARM AND FIELD: Increased supply and steady demand lead to dairy price drop

    Monday, February 9 2015 12:06 PM EST2015-02-09 17:06:25 GMT
     Milk prices at the farm level are expected to be about $6 a hundredweight lower than the record prices in 2014. "That is not going to be fun for producers, but it is not as bad as it has been some years in the past," said Joe Horner, University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist.
     Milk prices at the farm level are expected to be about $6 a hundredweight lower than the record prices in 2014. "That is not going to be fun for producers, but it is not as bad as it has been some years in the past," said Joe Horner, University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist.

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