Diplodia ear rot is a common corn disease that occurs when there is excessive moisture during and immediately after corn silking and a dry period. That is what much of Missouri experienced this season.
Few flowers signal fall’s arrival more than the cheerful chrysanthemum, mum for short. Mums’ long-lasting blooms show off for weeks, long after other flowers have clocked out for the season.
Hummingbirds are the smallest native bird in North America at only 3-1/2 inches long and a weight of less than 1/4 of an ounce. The rapid movement of their wings creates a humming sound.
We are dedicated to making Osher membership and participation affordable and accessible to Columbia area residents over 50 who wish to be involved. Register online.
Join us for this two-day training, CDA Explores the Arts and Economic Development, to learn how culture can be an addition and diversification of traditional community and economic development practices.
Healthy children eat well, live a physically active life and feel good about themselves. They need encouragement from parents and other significant adults to develop healthy habits and attitudes.
“Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H Club members, 54 volunteers joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 13 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia.
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.
Car crashes kill more children 1 to 14 years old than any other cause, so adults need to know which child safety seats to use and how to install them correctly.
The mobile unit gives homeowners and renters an opportunity to learn different ways they can make their home more efficient, comfortable and less expensive to heat or cool.
One of Extension's crown jewels — MU Extension Business Development Program celebrates 50th anniversary. It's a very young and dynamic 50. See how it has changed.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Sept. 12 crop production report estimates corn production up by 11 percent over last year. USDA predicts 3 percent more soybean this year.
Cow herd owners leery of the futures market or insurance for risk management can look to quality beef for protection.
The unrest in Ferguson two years ago gripped national attention. Generating far less publicity, however, has been the fate of businesses in Ferguson and adjacent St. Louis suburbs that suffered from the devastation.
Farmers may see sprouting of corn and soybean seed where there has been a combination of rain and high temperatures.
Without protective gear, working around grain dust can cause severe respiratory problems,
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of injury and death in adults age 65 and older.
We shares some myths and facts about food safety from Fight Bac!, the Partnership for Food Safety Education.
The annual Pearls of Production offers hands-on training to women in livestock production.
Unfortunately, most Missouri soils are less than ideal for gardening.
Farmers move large equipment from one field to another during harvest. They make wide turns, and large equipment reduces visibility. School buses make frequent stops on their morning and afternoon runs.
The work was begun to improve artificial insemination (AI) in cow herds. But it became much more than breeding.
Sugarcane aphids appeared in sorghum fields as far north as Boone County in the last week.