Natural resources


Natural resources
Monitoring and management of the brown marmorated stink bug

The invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is currently distributed in 43 US states and 4 Canadian provinces. It is a severe agricultural pest in nine states and a nuisance problem in 21 others. Read more

Water testing: What to test for

Testing and treatment can be expensive and time-consuming, but they are the only ways a homeowner can ensure a safe and reliable water supply. Read more

Palmer amaranth invades about 5 more Missouri counties each year

Its cousin waterhemp remains top weed in state, but likely not for long. Read more

Be on the lookout for eastern tent caterpillar

Producers should check their wooden fences and watering tanks for eastern tent caterpillars. Read more

What is agroforestry?

Forests and farms may seem like two completely different things, but agroforestry puts them together. Listen to the audio. Read more

High-grading brings down health, value of woodland

Unsuspecting woodland owners selling timber often fall victim to a practice known as "high-grading" — cutting the best trees and leaving the rest. Read more



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