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  • Selecting the right forage 

    Kallenbach, Robert (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Forages are the foundation of a successful pasture- based dairy. So when forage yield or quality drops, so does milk production. Successful forage systems consider more than annual forage yield or milk production per acre. ...
  • Dairy grazing: heifer development 

    Hamilton, Stacey A.; Poock, Scott E. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Dairy heifers are the foundation of any dairy enterprise and directly affect future profitability. Because replacement heifers represent a negative cash flow, this aspect of the dairy operation is often neglected. ...
  • Missouri master naturalist state program manual 

    Hime, Syd; Pierce, Robert A. II (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Learn about the workings of the Missouri Master Naturalist program. Along with an overview of this statewide volunteer conservation program, this manual details certification, training and volunteer service requirements ...
  • Short-term operating plan for farms and ranches 

    Sobba, Mary; Harper, Joni; Neuner, Catherine; Whittaker, Kyle (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "Timely decision making is essential for farm and ranch businesses. Decisions are a part of daily operations and vary greatly from prioritizing tasks to choosing inputs and deciding how much product to sell at a certain ...
  • Missouri farm labor guide 

    Roach, Alice; Milhollin, Ryan; Horner, Joe; Russell, Robert (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2022)
    "In a farm or other agribusiness, employees are important resources. The decision to hire additional labor begins by recognizing a work need. From that point, employers must make many decisions and create a fair, effective ...
  • Population trends in Missouri and its regions 

    White, Mark C. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "The pace at which places gain or lose population can reveal much about their overall economic health. Growing populations often mean an expanding economy with more potential customers and workers, while slow growing or ...
  • Successfully direct marketing beef 

    Middleton, David (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "University of Missouri Extension and Missouri AgrAbility work with diverse populations to explore revenue opportunities in agriculture that use their abilities and improve their lifestyle. These groups include small and ...
  • Economic impact of opiod use disorder in Missouri 

    White, Mark C.; Spell, Alan (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "This brief supports University of Missouri Extension's Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Rural Opioid Technical Assistance (ROTA) grant. This grant enables the creation of recovery-friendly ...
  • Federal contracting trends in Missouri 

    White, Mark C. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "Federal contracting is an important generator of economic activity -- not only in places like Washington, DC -- but also throughout the country in states such as Connecticut, New Mexico and Missouri. Private firms of all ...
  • Missouri master naturalist state program manual 

    Hime, Syd; Pierce, Robert A., II (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "The Missouri Master Naturalist State Program Manual is a resource for conducting the Missouri Master Naturalist program. It contains the guidelines for the administration and operation of this volunteer program. Chapter ...
  • Short-term operating plan for farms and ranches 

    Sobba, Mary; Harper, Joni; Neuner, Catherine; Whittaker, Kyle (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Timely decision making is essential for farm and ranch businesses. Decisions are a part of daily operations and vary greatly from prioritizing tasks to choosing inputs and deciding how much product to sell at a certain ...
  • Dairy grazing : dairy career paths 

    Horner, Joe; Milhollin, Ryan (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Dairy producers face challenges as they enter, expand or exit the dairy industry. Those entering the dairy industry often find attracting financing difficult and may find that accumulating an acceptable level of equity ...
  • Dairy grazing : economics of pasture-based dairies 

    Horner, Joe; Milhollin, Ryan (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Understanding the financial risks and rewards of pasture-based dairying is important for dairy farmers. The development of a new dairy or expansion of an existing one must be carefully considered to determine if it will ...
  • Dairy grazing : keys to building a profitable pasture-based dairy 

    Horner, Joe; Milhollin, Ryan (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Pasture-based dairy producers sometimes summarize their guiding philosophy simply as, "Grow all the pasture you can grow, and let the cows harvest every pound you grow." This statement captures their focus on operational ...
  • Missouri farm labor guide, November 2019 

    Roach, Alice; Milhollin, Ryan; Homer, Joe; Russell, Robert (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2019)
    "In a farm or other agribusiness, employees are important resources. The decision to hire additional labor begins by recognizing a work need. From that point, employers must make many decisions and create a fair, effective ...
  • A review of selected commercial farm accounting software for microcomputers 

    Hein, Norlin; Cleeton, William; Burson, Frank (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 1985)
    "This publication reports the results of a project to evaluate selected commercially developed farm accounting software packages for microcomputers. The four software packages evaluated were Secretary of Agriculture -- ...
  • Business and industry manual : marketing research for the small retailer 

    Stark, Jerrold L. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 1983)
    "In today's fast moving competitive market environment, business managers regularly face difficult decisions. The must decide what product or group of products to market and determine the appropriate quantity and mix of ...
  • The state of Franklin : a profile for experiencing community decisions 

    Wade, Mary Kay; Linnemann, Judy Ann (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 1983)
    "'The State of Franklin' is a scenario based on fact. The data are real. Modifications were necessary to facilitate use in a case study exercise. Descriptions of counties and towns are based on fact, but like the data, ...
  • Missouri soybean handbook (1987) 

    Helsel, Diana G. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 1987)
    "Understanding the growth and development of a soybean plant can be useful in making many management decisions on soybean production. This presentation draws heavily on Iowa State University Cooperative Extension publications ...
  • Missouri soybean handbook (1982) 

    Helsel, D. B. (University of Missouri. Extension Division, 1982)
    "Understanding the growth and development of a soybean plant can be useful in making many management decisions on soybean production. This presentation draws heavily on Iowa State University Cooperative Extension publications ...

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