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Missouri Livestock: Cold Snap Brings Fescue Foot to Cows on Toxic Fescue Grass

Missouri Livestock: Cold Snap Brings Fescue Foot to Cows on Toxic Fescue Grass

👤By Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension 🕔Dec 8, 2017

A winter cold snap arrives. Cow’s blood flow slows. Cows start limping. It’s time to check herds for fescue foot. The first report of the disabling disease has come to Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension fescue specialist. The case

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Missouri Corn: Fall Anhydrous Applications Carry Risks and Rewards

Missouri Corn: Fall Anhydrous Applications Carry Risks and Rewards

👤By Andy Luke, University of Missouri Extension Specialist 🕔Dec 7, 2017

As harvest winds down, many farmers begin applications of anhydrous ammonia before the frozen ground forces them to park their tractors for the winter. While this is a widespread practice, fall nitrogen (N) applications may not be the best source

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Southeast Missouri: 2018 Crop Budget Updates Ready For Your Numbers

Southeast Missouri: 2018 Crop Budget Updates Ready For Your Numbers

👤By David Reinbott, Agriculture Business Specialist, University of Missouri Extension 🕔Dec 5, 2017

The 2018 Southeast Missouri Crop Budgets and Crop Budgets with Crop Rent Analysis, can be found below. The crop budgets are in both Excel and PDF formats. With the Crop Budget Spreadsheet, you will find 2 crop decision aid worksheets to assist

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Missouri: Crop Management Conference, Columbia, Dec. 14-15

Missouri: Crop Management Conference, Columbia, Dec. 14-15

👤By Duane Dailey, University of Missouri 🕔Dec 1, 2017

“The Dicamba Dilemma” will be one of the top topics at the annual Crop Management Conference in Columbia, Dec. 14-15. The keynote talk by Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension weed scientist, is subtitled “Where do we go from here?”

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Missouri: Inexpensive Soil Tests Can Save Farmers Thousands

Missouri: Inexpensive Soil Tests Can Save Farmers Thousands

👤By Linda Geist, University of Missouri 🕔Nov 24, 2017

Soil tests can save farmers thousands of dollars, says Manjula Nathan, director of the University of Missouri Soil and Plant Testing Laboratory. Too often, farmers follow routine fertilization schedules and end up applying too much fertilizer to fields, Nathan said.

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Missouri: Pesticide Category 1A Re-Certification Class, Portageville, Dec. 5

Missouri: Pesticide Category 1A Re-Certification Class, Portageville, Dec. 5

👤By Moneen Jones, former University of Missouri Entomologist 🕔Nov 6, 2017

The University of Missouri will be hosting a Pesticide Category 1A Re-Certification Class at the Fisher Delta Research Center in Portageville on Tuesday, December 5. The class costs $100 and will run from 8 am to 4:30 pm, with lunch provided.

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Missouri Corn: 2017 Was a Sneaky Year for N Loss

Missouri Corn: 2017 Was a Sneaky Year for N Loss

👤By Peter Scharf, University of Missouri Extension Specialist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Based on a drive across northern Missouri on August 22-23, I would say that we lost quite a bit of corn yield to N deficiency this year. In northeast Missouri (Shelbina to Columbia), about half of the fields were affected,

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Dicamba Injury: Missouri Field Day Adds Stark Perspective

Dicamba Injury: Missouri Field Day Adds Stark Perspective

👤By Russ Quinn and Emily Unglesbee, DTN 🕔Aug 30, 2017

Dicamba dominated the conversation at the University of Missouri Graves-Chapple Research Center’s field day last week. The annual event is typically devoted to various agronomy research underway at the center, but this year, MU experts spent much of the day

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Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

Dicamba Off-Target – 4 Reasons It’s Moving at Time of Application

👤By Dr. Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Division of Plant Sciences 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The situation. In 2017, there have been numerous instances of off-target movement of dicamba throughout the state of Missouri and beyond. While the majority of the injury on a per land unit area has definitely occurred in the boot heel

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Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

Missouri: Rice Field Day, Malden, Aug. 24

👤From a Press Release 🕔Aug 21, 2017

The 2017 Missouri Rice Field Day will be held Thursday, August 24, at the Rice Research Farm. Field tours start at 8 a.m. The farm is located 8 miles west of Malden on Highway J. Tour speakers include: Michael Aide, Soil Scientist, Southeast

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