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True Armyworms Appear in SW Missouri

COLUMBIA – Armyworms that can strip pastures and hayfields have begun their march through Missouri’s tall fescue fields, warns University of Missouri Extension entomologist Wayne Bailey. Farmers should scout for true armyworms now, especially in southern Missouri, Bailey said. MU ...

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Pointers For Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

SPRINGFIELD – Pumpkins are the centerpiece of fall décor according to Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist, University of Missouri Extension. Yet, picking the right pumpkin is, in many ways, a matter of personal preference because beauty is in the eye of ...

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Goats: ‘Don’t Fence Me In’

JEFFERSON CITY – Goats are curious animals and their gregarious social skills and healthy appetites know no boundaries, or fences. However, new types of fences make it easier for goat owners to dissuade their “don’t fence me in”bleating, according to ...

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Angus Embryos Sold to Spain

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DHT Angus, a local Angus producer, topped the Heart of the Ozarks sale at West Plains with their open 14-month-old heifer. DHT Angus sold 2/3 interest in two bulls and retained 1/3 semen interest. Four animals were sold at the ...

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Raised Bed Gardens: Basic Construction

Raised bed gardening is very popular and offers gardeners several advantages. One major advantage for the Ozarks is that you can garden anywhere, whether you have good soil or not. Raised beds offer improved internal water drainage, where water drains ...

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