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  • 2009 Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri 

    Plain, Ron; White, Joyce; Travlos, John (2009)
    The rates reported in this guide are based on a statewide survey conducted by mail in the summer of 2009. Farmers, agribusiness firms, aerial applicators and land improvement contractors responded to questions concerning ...
  • Agricultural guide series contents 

    (2010)
    "The Agricultural Guide series is constantly changing as new titles are added and existing publications are revised or discontinued. Most of the guides listed here are also available on the MU Extension website, ...
  • Using agricultural anhydrous ammonia safely 

    Baker, David E. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1986)
    "Anhydrous ammonia is one of the most efficient and widely used sources of nitrogen for plant growth. The advantages of ammonia's relatively easy application and ready availability have resulted in a large increase in its ...
  • First aid for pesticide poisoning 

    Baker, David E.; Kling, Barry (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1986)
    "Most pesticide poisonings result from careless use, improper storage or ignorance. Of the 29 accidential pesticide poisoning deaths in 1982 (latest official figures), five involved children younger than five years, according ...
  • Fish and agricultural chemicals : safeguarding your pond 

    Hunn, J.B.; Multer, E.P.; DeFelice, M.S. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1989)
    "There are about 300,000 ponds and reservoirs on private lands in Missouri as well as numerous miles of streams and rivers that flow through them. These water bodies serve a variety of uses, such as fishing, swimming and ...
  • Residential fire detection 

    Baker, David E.; Adams, Paul (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1984)
    "Residential fires have become a significant problem throughout the U.S. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that in 1982 residential fires in the U.S. killed 4,940 persons and resulted in injury to ...
  • Conservation tillage and residue management to reduce soil erosion 

    McCarthy, John R.; Pfost, Donald L.; Wollenhaupt, Nyle C. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1988)
    "Crop-residue management through conservation tillage is one of the best and most cost-effective ways to reduce soil erosion. Conservation tillage and residue management may reduce machinery expenses and save soil, labor, ...
  • Estimating soil erosion for conservation planning 

    McCarthy, John R.; Pfost, Donald L.; Wollenhaupt, Nyle (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1988)
    "Soil type, crop rotation, r11infall, tillage practices, topography and conservation practices used are a few of the factors which determine the potential for soil erosion at specific sites within fields. Over the years, ...
  • Estimating soil losses in northern Missouri 

    Steichen, James M. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1976)
    "Soil erosion varies considerably throughout the country. A method was needed to help predict annual soil loss from an individual's land. The equation described below takes into account the variability in conditions such ...
  • A comparison of machine systems for hay harvesting and handling 

    Frisby, James C. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1982)
    "This guide which describes machines and reviews costs, labor requirements and expected hay quality is intended to help those who are selecting hay harvesting and handling machine systems."--First page.
  • Recycling lagoon water for manure flushing systems 

    Fulhage, Charles D. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1981)
    "Flushing systems for manure collection and transport from animal confinement buildings have the advantages of improved building environment and reduced labor. Flush water comes from either the domestic water supply or as ...
  • Lagoon pumping and irrigating equipment 

    Fulhage, Charles (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1981)
    "Lagoons are an important part of many Missouri livestock waste management systems. In addition to providing relatively low-cost storage for wastes, lagoons biologically degrade and liquify manure for pumping and distribution ...
  • Confined feeding facilities : Site selection and management 

    Fulhage, Charles; McNabb, Coy; Rea, John (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1981)
    "Recently, lawsuits against owners of confined livestock and poultry feeding units have not been uncommon. In many cases, penalties have been assessed. Proper attention to site selection when the project was started could ...
  • How agricultural cooperatives are taxed 

    Griffith, J. Brian; Ratchford, C. Brice (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1986)
    "Many Missouri farmers are members of locally owned or regional agricultural cooperatives. Cooperatives are unique in that the owners are also the patrons of the business. The cooperative's purpose is to provide marketing ...
  • 1983 opinions on farm policy from leading Missouri farmers 

    Burks, Meredith M.; Breimyer, Harold F. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1983)
    "In March 1983, 1,600 of Missouri's leading farmers were mailed a questionnaire asking them to state their opinions about current issues in farm policy. The answers from the 745 farmers who responded are summarized in this ...
  • Financial management during hard times 

    Hein, Norlin A. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1982)
    "Today, many farmers have severe financial problems. Some wonder whether they can survive. At the same time, there are other farmers who're not making great profits, but they appear to be getting by. A major factor is the ...
  • Balance sheet and cash flow (two 

    Wiggins, Ed; Thomas, W. W. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1980)
    "Would you like to obtain more income from your farming operation? If you're like most farm families your answer is yes. But you may be thinking you'd have to spend money in order to make more income and you're not sure ...
  • Flock profiling for monitoring turkey production 

    Firman, Jeff (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1988)
    "Flock profiling is a management tool for monitoring the performance of a flock of chickens or turkeys. It involves weighing a sample of the flock at regular intervals and using the data to construct a growth diagram. Feed ...
  • Nutrient requirements of chickens and turkeys 

    Firman, Jeffre D. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1987)
    "Tables from "Nutrient Requirements of Poultry," 8th revised edition, 1984, National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20418. Estimated values are indicated in italics to distinguish them from the ...
  • Nutrient requirements of chickens and turkeys 

    Firman, Jeffre D. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 1987)
    "Tables from "Nutrient Requirements of Poultry," 8th revised edition, 1984, National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20418. Estimated values are indicated in italics to distinguish them from the ...

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