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  • Solving wildlife damage problems in Missouri 

    Pierce II, Robert A.; Martensen, Rex; Swafford, Seth (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Wildlife are valuable natural resources and important components of a healthy ecosystem. They also provide many economic, recreational and aesthetic benefts. However, given the wrong set of circumstances, almost any species ...
  • Field borders for agronomic, economic and wildlife benefits 

    Pierce, Robert A.; Milhollin, Ryan (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "During the past few decades, dramatic changes have occurred across Missouri’s agricultural landscape. Those changes include generally larger farms, increased field sizes, promotion of monocultures and improvements in farm ...
  • Landowners' guide to lease hunting in Missouri 

    Pierce II, Robert A.; Milhollin, Ryan (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "The information in this guide has been developed to help interested landowners make informed decisions about lease hunting as a potential income-generating opportunity. Many landowners are interested in managing wildlife ...
  • Calculating the value of manure as a fertilizer source 

    Massey, Ray; Lory, Johnny (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Manure has value on a field only if it offsets the need to purchase other nutrients or soil amendments. The worksheet on page 2 allows users to calculate the fertilizer value of the manure for a specific field. Assemble ...
  • Delta soils of southeast Missouri 

    Stevens, Gene; Krusekopf, Henry (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "The Mississippi River Alluvial Valley is called the Delta region. The Delta includes parts of Missouri, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. This report focuses on the Upper Delta in Southeast Missouri. It is ...
  • Brown marmorated stink bug in midwest field crops 

    Lucas, Alyssa L.; Leake, Layne B.; Rice, Kevin B. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    An informational article about how to identiy and manage brown marmorated stink bugs.
  • Could online sales be a direct marketing opportunity for rural farms? 

    Low, Sarah A.; Thompson, Kate (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Local food has been the subject of federal, state, and local government policy in recent years as consumer interest in and demand for local foods has grown. In 2017, 130,056 U.S. farms (just over 6% of U.S. farms) were ...
  • Biology and management of Japanese beetle 

    Benthall, Kelsey J.; Althoff, Emily R.; Rice, Kevin B. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    An informational article about how to identify and manage Japanese beetles.
  • Industrial hemp pesticides in Missouri 

    Keay, Justin; Kientzy, Drew (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "This guide lists approved pesticides for industrial hemp production in Missouri. Approved pesticides have received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval and are registered for use by the Missouri Department ...
  • Pricing corn silage 

    Massey, Ray; Horner, Joe (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "This guide is intended to help farmers estimate the breakeven price needed to justify harvesting a corn crop as silage rather than for grain. The estimated breakeven price of the standing crop becomes the corn farmer's ...
  • Guidelines for producing rice using furrow irrigation 

    Stevens, Gene; Nelson, Johanna; Heiser, Jim (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Missouri rice farmers started furrow-irrigated production beginning around 1990. For many years, the amount of land in "row rice" was small. But interest in the cropping system has increased in recent years. About 30% of ...
  • Plant growth regulators for cotton 

    Stevens, Gene (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    An informational article about plant growth regulators for cotton.
  • Cotton harvest aids 

    Stevens, Gene (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "By properly managing the time of defoliation, the crop can be prepared for a timely harvest, which is critical in Missouri's short season environment. The number of suitable hours for harvest operations decreases rapidly ...
  • Starting a 600-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy 

    Horner, Joe; Milhollin, Ryan; Hamilton, Stacey (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
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  • Starting a 300-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy 

    Horner, Joe; Milhollin, Ryan; Hamilton, Stacey (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "This guide examines the financial feasibility of starting a 300-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy in Missouri. Data presented here reflect costs and conditions as of June 2020. This model was developed using assumptions, ...
  • Starting a 150-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy 

    Horner, Joe; Milhollin, Ryan; Hamilton, Stacey (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "This guide examines the financial feasibility of starting a 150-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy in Missouri. Data presented here reflect costs and conditions as of June 2020. This model was developed using assumptions, ...
  • Starting a 75-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy 

    Horner, Joe; Milhollin, Ryan; Hamilton, Stacey (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "This guide examines the financial feasibility of starting a 75-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy in Missouri. Data presented here reflect costs and conditions as of June 2020. This model was developed using assumptions, ...
  • Converting an existing dairy to a 75-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy 

    Horner, Joe; Milhollin, Ryan; Hamilton, Stacey (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "This guide examines the financial feasibility of converting an existing conventional dairy to a 75-cow intensive rotational grazing dairy in Missouri. Data presented here reflect costs and conditions as of June 2020. This ...
  • 7 & 7 synch : an estrus synchronization protocol for postpartum beef cows 

    Thomas, Jordan; Bonacker, Rachael; Anderson, Carson (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Researchers at the University of Missouri recently evaluated a new protocol for synchronization of estrus among postpartum beef cows. This protocol was found to be highly effective both for cows receiving embryo transfer ...
  • Forage crop irrigation systems and economics 

    Milhollin, Ryan; Horner, Joe; Massey, Ray; Hamilton, Stacey; Lock Ryan (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Irrigation presents an opportunity for Missouri forage producers to mitigate production risk from drought. This guide explores three areas to consider before choosing a forage irrigation system: expected forage response, ...

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