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As leaves fall from the trees each year, some may find beauty in the reds, yellows and oranges as they blanket the ground, while others may se…

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Not only does the calendar tell us that fall is officially here, but our days are getting shorter, the temperatures are cooler, combines are r…

It may sound corny, but University of Missouri Extension state agronomist Bill Wiebold says corn ears can tell us why yields are down.

We bought a home at the end of May with a lawn in need of assistance. When we moved in, we quickly tackled the mole problem by trapping five m…

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Wasps have an undeserved bad reputation. While some species can be a tad on the aggressive side, they are, as a whole, rather beneficial. Admi…

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We're at a point in the growing season where it is still a little early for soybeans to start senescing and turn yellow (depending on maturity…

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The U.S. cattle herd cycles through periods of expansion and contraction roughly every 10 years, with high feed prices from 2007 through 2013 …

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Several different types of caterpillars will feed on tomatoes. The most well-known, and probably most dreaded, are the tomato (Manduca quinque…

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Stronger export numbers and lower acreage boosted corn prices since the end of June, and a recovery in economic activity helped ethanol plants…

We've made it through spring, and we're into summer. Whether you started your first garden this year or you're a veteran gardener, we're comin…

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Leveraging a 20-year field experiment, Illinois crop scientists demonstrated significant risks associated with continuous corn rotations, both…