Recent Submissions

  • Inbreeding : its meaning, uses and effects on farm animals 

    Vogt, Dale; VSwartz, Helen A.; Massey, John (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2018)
    "Various mating schemes of animals are classified under two broad categories -- inbreeding and outbreeding. Classification depends on the closeness of the biological relationship between mates. Within each category, a wide ...
  • Heritability and its use in animal breeding 

    Massey, John W.; Vogt, Dale W. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2018)
    "How much advantage for a particular trait do superior animals transmit to their offspring? Heritability estimates help us answer this important question. This publication explains the meaning of heritability estimates, ...
  • Break-even hauling distance : tractor-pulled manure spreaders 

    Lory, John; Massey, Ray; Herring, Matt (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2018)
    "Before disposing of manure on agricultural fields, livestock producers should consider making use of the nutrients in manure to meet fertilizer needs. Using manure as a fertizlier for crop production can offset some of ...
  • Bees and wasps 

    Reall, Tamra (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2019)
    "The ability to sting, coupled with their great mobility, makes bees and wasps some fo the most feared of all insects. Many species of bees and wasps are present in every geographic region of Missouri. These species vary ...
  • Swine management check sheet 

    Rea, John C.; Bates, Ronald O. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2018)
    "This publication highlights some of the major swine techniques producers should periodically check."--First page.
  • Herd health programs for swine seedstock production 

    Tubbs, Roderick C. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2018)
    "This guide outlines good health practices for a seedstock swine herd. Preventive practices are emphasized. Specifics vary from herd to herd and are too individualized to address in this guide. Specifics should be worked ...
  • Herd management for disease prevention 

    Tubbs, Roderick C.; Floss, Jeanette L. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2018)
    "Disease control is only one facet of a successful management program. Treatment of disease is not as effective or as economical as prevention. Many outbreaks of disease in swine herds can be avoided by using management ...
  • Management and care of the herd boar 

    Newcomb, Mark D.; Massey, John W.; Rea, John (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2018)
    "Reproductive performance of herd boar depends upon proper care and management. Boars are frequently neglected, especially newly purchased boars en route and after they are brought home. There are essential steps in the ...
  • Common internal parasites of swine 

    Corwin, Robert M.; Tubbs, Roderick C. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2018)
    "Swine performance is influenced by internal parasites, most dramatically in the young, growing pig. Parasites reside in the stomach and intestinal tract of the pig, causing irritation, impaction, indigestion and lack of ...
  • Cleaning healthy. Cleaning green. 

    Turner, Pamela R.; Gibson, Sharon M. S. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2019)
    "People spend an average of 90 percent of their time indoors. Studies conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) show levels of several common organic pollutants to be 2 to 5 times higher inside homes than ...
  • Green cleaning : recipes for a healthy home 

    Turner, Pamela R.; Gibson, Sharon M. S. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2018)
    Provides recipes for a number of eco-friendly cleaners for your home.
  • Short hedge example with futures 

    Kruse, John; Foreman, Marty (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2019)
    "This guide describes how to place an output (short) hedge in the futures market to reduce the price risk associated with selling an output used in your business."--First page.
  • Farm liability insurance 

    Massey, Ray; Langford, Barry (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2019)
    "A thorough reading of a farm liability insurance policy will likely find the phrase "acts of God." This phrase is one of myriad ways to describe unexpected consequences or actions. Over the years, many have learned that ...
  • Farmland values for Missouri counties 

    Plain, Ronald L.; White, Joyce (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2019)
    "The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA/NASS) collects information on the market value of agricultural land and buildings through two different procedures: the Census of Agriculture ...
  • Agriculture and greenhouse gas emissions 

    Massey, Ray; McClure, Hannah; Schneider, Rhiannen (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 2019)
    "The Fourth National Climate Assessment report, released in 2018, uses the highest estimates of greenhouse gas emissions (called RCP 8.5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change to forecast substantial economic ...
  • Fly control in caged layer buildings for 1982 

    Hall, Robert D.; Jones, Flernoy G. (1982)
  • 1981 recommendations for fly control in caged layer buildings 

    Hall, Robert D.; Jones, Flernoy G. (1981)
  • 1980 recommendations for fly control in caged layers layers buildings 

    Hall, Robert D.; Jones, Flernoy G. (1980)

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