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  • Soils, plant nutrition and nutrient management 

    Nathan, Manjula V. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017-01)
    Soil as a medium for plant growth can be described as a complex natural material derived from weathering of rocks and decomposition of organic materials, which provide nutrients, moisture and anchorage for plants.
  • Controlling nuisance weasels in Missouri 

    Pierce, Robert A., II (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-12)
    Two species of weasels occur in Missouri. Long-tailed weasels (Mustela frenata) are found throughout Missouri but are seldom seen. The smaller least weasel (Mustela nivalis) is found only in northern areas of the state. ...
  • Controlling nuisance chipmunks 

    Pierce, Robert A., II (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-12)
    The eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus) is a ground-dwelling rodent common across Missouri, particularly in the Ozark region. Chipmunks have distinctive stripes on their rusty red to chestnut brown fur. Five dark brown ...
  • Carpet beetles and clothes moths 

    Houseman, Richard M. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-10)
    Carpet beetles and clothes moths can cause serious damage to fabrics, furs and carpets, among other items. This publication describes the carpet beetle and clothes moth species most commonly found in Missouri homes.
  • Household-invading beetles 

    Houseman, Richard M. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-10)
    Several species of beetles may invade homes. Because they rarely damage anything in the home, they generally are considered to be nuisance pests. These insects vary widely in size and habits. This publication describes ...
  • Quick reference insecticide spray guide : wheat [chart] 

    Jones, Moneen M. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-11)
    This is a guide showing target pests, pesticide brand names and their active ingredients.
  • Quick reference insecticide spray guide : soybean [chart] 

    Jones, Moneen M. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-11)
    This is a guide showing target pests, pesticide brand names and their active ingredients.
  • Quick reference insecticide spray guide : rice [chart] 

    Jones, Moneen M. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-11)
    This is a guide showing target pests, pesticide brand names and their active ingredients.
  • Quick reference insecticide spray guide : cotton [chart] 

    Jones, Moneen M. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-11)
    This is a guide showing target pests, pesticide brand names and their active ingredients.
  • Quick reference insecticide spray guide : corn [chart] 

    Jones, Moneen M. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-11)
    This is a guide showing target pests, pesticide brand names and their active ingredients.
  • Fresh market tomatoes 

    Trinklein, David H. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-10)
    The demand for locally-grown, vine-ripened tomatoes remains strong in Missouri. If you can produce high yields of good-quality tomatoes, the opportunity exists for you to make a reasonable return on your investment. The ...
  • Missouri’s fencing and boundary laws : frequently asked questions 

    Koenen, Joe (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-09)
    Missouri has two fence laws: the general fence law (updated Aug. 28, 2001) and the local option fence law. In addition, Missouri law addresses special situations of property bordering a road, a railroad, or a body of water. ...
  • Missouri fencing and boundary laws 

    Koenen, Joe (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-12)
    Fencing duties and boundary locations have been the subject of arguments between neighbors for centuries. This publication is intended to answer Missouri farmers’ and rural landowners’ questions regarding such duties and ...
  • Days suitable for fieldwork in Missouri 

    Massey, Raymond E., 1957-; Carpenter, Brent; Gerlt, Scott (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-10)
    The number of days available to complete land-based agricultural activities influences decisions about inputs, such as variety/hybrid planted and pesticide used, and machinery. The limited fieldwork days available for ...
  • Storm shelters and safe rooms 

    Schultheis, Robert A. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017-01)
    The devastating tornadoes that have hit Missouri in recent years have caused many Missourians to take a closer look at their vulnerability to nature’s wrath and to make better preparations for surviving future storms. ...
  • Live like your life depends on it [poster] 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-04)
    This is a vertical color poster depicting a bunch of fresh carrots.
  • Live like your life depends on it [poster] 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-04)
    This is a color horizontal poster depicting a bunch of fresh carrots.
  • Live like your life depends on it [poster] 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-04)
    This is a vertical color poster depicting two smiling people holding a basket of fresh produce.
  • Live like your life depends on it [poster] 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-04)
    This is a horizontal color poster depicting two smiling people holding a basket of fresh produce.
  • Live like your life depends on it [poster] 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2016-04)
    This is a vertical color poster depicting people carrying a basket of fresh produce.

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