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  • Publications catalog 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    Catalog of CDs, software, videos and hardcopy publications of the University of Missouri Extension Office.
  • Aquifers and soil filter effect : nitrogen in the environment 

    Broz, Bob (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    Groundwater is like a very large, saturated underground sponge made of sands and gravels. Water seeps through this sponge at varying rates, depending on the permeability of the sands or gravel. Water filters down through ...
  • Groundwater quality 

    Broz, Bob (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    What is groundwater? Why is it important? Water is the most important resource to humans. It is essential for the existence of all forms of life. Although an ocean of water covers the earth, it is important to remember ...
  • Federal laws protecting groundwater and surface water 

    Broz, Bob (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    Several key laws protect the quality of groundwater and surface water. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for seeing that these laws are followed. The EPA assigns different responsibilities to other ...
  • Agricultural sources of contaminants in groundwater and surface water 

    Broz, Bob (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    In agriculture, pesticides and plant nutrients can enter groundwater and surface water and contaminate it. These products may reach large enough levels to become harmful to animals and people, so we must understand how ...
  • Sweet spreads and syrups : tempt your tastebuds with natural sweets 

    Mills-Gray, Susan (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    Jelly, jam, preserves, conserves, marmalades and fruit butters are similar products. All are made from fruit, preserved by sugar and thickened or gelled to some extent.To gel properly, sweet spreads must contain the right ...
  • 2016 custom rates for farm services in Missouri 

    Massey, Raymond E., 1957-; White, Joyce (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    The rates reported in this guide are based on a statewide survey conducted by mail in the winter of 2017. Farmers, agribusiness firms, aerial applicators and land improvement contractors responded to questions on the rates ...
  • Play more, watch less : National Screen-Free Week: May 1-7, 2017 

    Family Nutrition Education Programs (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    Screen-Free Week is an annual celebration of the magic of being unplugged. During this week, parents, children, teachers and others across the country turn off screen media -- including TVs, video games, computers, tablets, ...
  • Precision Agriculture Soil and Plant Testing Lab (form) 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    This is a form for submitting soil and plant samples for analysis by the Precision Agriculture Soil and Plant Testing Lab of the University of Missouri--Columbia.
  • Pollination mechanisms and plant-pollinator relationships 

    Galen, Candace; Storks, Levi; Carpenter, Ela; Dearborn, Jackie; Guyton, Julia; O'Daniels, Sean (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    Pollination is one of the most fascinating processes in the natural world. Pollination is how flowering plants reproduce. The process involves the transfer of pollen from the male parts to the female parts of the same or ...
  • Biology and management of American woodcock in Missouri 

    Pierce, Robert A., II; Thompson, Frank R., III (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    The American woodcock (Scolopax minor) is a migratory game bird that inhabits much of the central and eastern United States. It belongs to the shorebird family, but unlike other species such as the sandpiper and common ...
  • Biology and management of wood ducks in Missouri 

    Pierce, Robert A., II; Nelson, Frank; Webb, Lisa (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    Wood ducks (Aix sponsa) are one of Missouri's most beautiful water birds and are found throughout the state. Adult males have a large purple and green crested head and a burgundy chest with white flecks. This colorful ...
  • Eating better on a budget : 10 tips to help you stretch your food dollars 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2011)
    Get the most for your food budget! There are many ways to save money on the foods that you eat. The three main steps are planning before you shop, purchasing the items at the best price, and preparing meals that stretch ...
  • Focus on fruits : 10 tips to help you eat more fruits 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2011)
    Eating fruit provides health benefits. People who eat more vegetables and fruits as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases. Fruits provide nutrients vital for health, ...
  • University of Missouri Plant Diagnostic Clinic : guidelines for collecting and submitting samples 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    Diagnosis of plant damage requires examination and testing to detect disease-causing pathogens on plant material. The clinic also checks for insect pests and assesses damage that may have been caused by nonliving agents. ...
  • Elbow macaroni 

    University of Missouri, Office of Extension (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    A group of recipes using canned foods with elbow macaroni.
  • Wild turkey biology and habitat management in Missouri 

    Pierce, Robert A., II; Isabelle, Jason L. (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    Not much more than a half century ago, Missouri's wild turkey population was in danger of disappearing from the landscape. By the early 1950s, it was estimated that fewer than 2,500 turkeys were left in only 14 Missouri ...
  • Attracting barn owls to your property 

    Pierce, Robert A., II (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    The barn owl (Tyto alba) is perhaps the rarest of six owl species that are year-round residents in Missouri. Whether you live in an agriculture area or in suburban or urban community, owls are a valuable species to have ...
  • Improving summer heat tolerance in beef cattle through hair coat removal 

    Curtis, Andrew (University of Missouri, Office of Extension, 2017)
    It's no secret that their hair coats keep cattle warm. The insulation their coats provide is handy in the winter, but if the cattle don't shed enough hair early enough in the summer, it can be a real problem. In hot and ...

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