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  • Preserve it fresh, preserve it safe, volume 8, issue 2, March/April 2022 

    University of Missouri. Extension Division.; Kansas State University. Research (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
  • Eat smart in parks toolkit 

    Kelly, David || Gates, Gary (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Thousands of visitors come to the parks each year to enjoy a wide range of recreational activities. While our parks are a valuable resource for children and adults to maintain and improve their health through exercise and ...
  • Guidance for industry no. 263 : transition of remaining over-the-counter antibiotics to prescription status 

    Payne, Craig A. || Adkins, Pamela (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Background: In December of 2013, the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Guidance for Industry (GFI) #213 was published in the federal register. This led to two significant changes regarding the use of medically important ...
  • Preserve it fresh, preserve it safe, volume 8, issue 1, January/February 2022 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
  • University of Missouri Extension Fire and Rescue Training Instutite annual report 

    Johnson, Travis (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "MU FRTI's continuing education directive is to provide training and education that meets the needs of fire and emergency response personnel so that they can better protect lives and property within their communities. In ...
  • Show Me Nutrition curriculum abstract 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Show Me Nutrition is a sequential nutrition curriculum set that teaches youths from preschool through junior high how to have a healthy lifestyle while reinforcing behaviors that promote a healthy weight. It supports both ...
  • MOCAN strategic plan 2022-2024 

    (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "The Missouri Council for Activity and Nutrition (MOCAN) is a coalition composed of representatives from statewide and local agencies, institutions, organizations, other coalitions, and individuals who collaborate to ...
  • Method of retail sale for fresh fruits and vegetables 

    Nwadike, Londa (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "If you are selling fruits or vegetables direct to consumer through a farmers market, farm stand, or other means, it is important that you sell produce by the proper method, as indicated in the tables below."--First page.
  • Landowner's guide to lease hunting in Missouri 

    Pierce, Robert A.; Milhollin, Ryan (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "An increasing number of landowners in Missouri are interested in providing access for sportsmen and others to hunt, fish and enjoy other types of outdoor recreation on their property for a fee. This interest is in response ...
  • Liver flukes in Missouri : distribution, impact on cattle, control and treatment 

    Payne, Craig A.; Delaney, Lauren E. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "There are two types of liver flukes found in the United States that affect cattle. One is Fascia/a hepatica, otherwise known as the common liver fluke. It is predominately located in Gulf Coast states and the Pacific ...
  • Getting started with soil health testing in Missouri 

    Zuber, Stacy; Veum, Kristen; Myers, Rob; Kitchen, Newell; Brandt, Donna; Anderson, Steve; Wade, Jordon (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Recent public initiatives and USDA programs are putting a focus on producers to improve the health of their soils. Soil health is defined by the USDA-NRCS as "the continued capacity of the soil to function as a vital, ...
  • Grazing cover crops 

    LaRose, Joe; Myers, Rob; Conway, Ashley; Haumann, Harley (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Cover crop planting is becoming increasingly common in Missouri, practiced on 840,000 acres in 2017, more than double the acreage in 2012. While cover crops have been shown to pay for themselves through soil-health-related ...
  • Updates to Missouri's private pesticide applicator manual 

    Polly, Sam (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Safe and effective crop protection product handling and use involves following product labels as well as studying the newest applicator manuals to stay abreast of current laws and best application practices. To help guide ...
  • Cash rental rates in Missouri 

    Massey, Raymond; Brown, Ben (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that 9.7 million acres of Missouri cropland and pastureland were rented to farmers who did not own the land. To help both landowners and farmers, the University ...
  • Missouri farm land values opinion survey 

    Massey, Ray (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "A web-based survey was conducted in September 2021 to determine what people think has been happening to farmland values in Missouri. The survey was sent to persons we expected to have insight on land values. Ag lenders, ...
  • Preserve it fresh, preserve it safe, volume 7, issue 6, November/December 2021 

    University of Missouri. Extension Division. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
  • Missouri health care availability and outcomes differ regionally 

    Kuhns, Maria || Low, Sarah A. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "Communities throughout the U.S. face challenges related to sustaining a health care workforce and providing health care. These concerns are especially relevant to Missouri and its rural areas due to the state’s poor health ...
  • Industrial hemp for fiber planning budget 

    Massey, Ray; Horner, Joe (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "Using this budget, growers of industrial hemp for fiber can estimate their production costs for 2022. Table 1 presents cost estimates for industrial hemp fiber production based on input price forecasts in October 2021. ...
  • Fescue seed and forage planning budget 

    Massey, Raymond (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "Using this planning budget, farmers growing fescue for seed and forage can estimate their costs and returns for 2022. Table 1 presents estimates for established fescue used for seed, hay and grazing purposes. Assumptions ...
  • Fescue - clover hay planning budget 

    Massey, Raymond (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "Using this planning budget, farmers growing hay can estimate their costs and returns for 2022. Table 1 presents estimates for established fescue-clover hay production in Missouri. Assumptions were based on price forecasts ...

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