Phillip Cohen, founder and CEO of Cohen Architectural Woodworking, St. James, is the U.S. Small Business Administration's 2017 Small Business Person of the Year for Missouri.
Mizzou ranks 46th out of 499 four-year public institutions across the country, based on 22 indicators of academic excellence, affordability, diversity and economic strength.
The system is incorporated with a trailer to make training as accessible as possible. The institute offers 80 percent of its training in the field to meet career and volunteer fire service schedules and needs.
Beaver and his family operate Big Beaver Maple Syrup on 40 acres of woods near Mark Twain Lake. In their second year they have tapped some of the 200 maple trees and sold amber deliciousness in a bottle.
On the cover of its 2017 catalog, the Tomato Growers Supply Co. features “Mrs. Maxwell’s Big Italian,” an heirloom beefsteak tomato is the result of seed-saving by the late Sally Maxwell of Mexico, Mo.
Missouri’s spring wild turkey hunting season is April 17 to May 7. Just a little over 50 years ago, wild turkeys were in danger of disappearing. Today, the state’s population is among the largest in the nation.
Plant brassicas, members of the mustard family, now so they mature before summer’s heat arrives. They are “nutritional powerhouses” that thrive in cool weather.
4-H'ers across the nation are joining this year's Healthy Soils CSI (Carbon Soil Investigation) Challenge, helps 4-H'ers in third through eighth grade learn how modern agricultural practices can improve soil health.
If you see lightning, count the seconds until you hear thunder, then divide by five. This is the distance in miles the lightning is away. Any distance less than 10 miles puts you in danger. Seek shelter immediately.
Spring is the time of year for cleaning. Your young children can help with cleaning tasks, especially when they are members of a team that works together.
Beets have been consumed by humans for over 5000 years. The first beets produced long, thin roots. Therefore, it most likely was the leaves of beets that were harvested and used as a pot herb.
Raise your hand if you or someone you know is a 4-H alum from Missouri.
In spring, lush green grass grows in pasturesâ€”except when odd weather hits.
When we have more demands than we can meet, however, we may feel out of control.
Love them or hate them, the beet's nutritional value is as intense as its striking purple color.
If you will be dyeing and hunting Easter eggs, it's important to follow these food safety rules to prevent illness.
A State Farm Insurance Co. donation of $128,000 presented April 13 includes support for several University of Missouri Extension programs.
Educational sessions available to home and market gardeners.
Studies show that heritage travelers stay longer at their destination, spend more money and tend to put money back in the communities they visit.
A written plan to respond to disease outbreaks for your livestock operation is like insurance. You hope you never need it. You may never need it. But if there is an outbreak, the economic survival of your livestock operation might depend on having that plan.
Nativars, superhero plants that possess the virtues of native plants but in a more attractive package, make good choices for landscaped areas.
MU will receive $200,000 for cover crop germ plasm screening and evaluation at MU's Bradford Research Center in Columbia.
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