Recent Submissions

  • Drought-Related Issues in Forage, Silage and Baleage 

    Horner, Joe; Kallenbach, Robert; Roberts, Craig; Scharf, Peter; Sexten, Justin; Sweets, Laura; Wiebold, William (2012)
  • Checking and disinfecting flooded wells 

    Evans, Eric (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    If your well has been flooded, the well and entire water system should be cleaned and disinfected. Floods can contaminate wells with silt, raw sewage, oil and disease organisms
  • Flood effects on grain crops 

    Horner, Joe; Kallenback, Robert; Roberts, Craig; Scharf, Peter; Sexten, Justin; Sweets, Laura; Wiebold, William (University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
    The extreme drought of 2012 in the Midwest region has forced livestock producers to be concerned with drought effects such as high levels of nitrates in forage and drought-damaged crops for silage and baleage. Many producers ...
  • Controlling rodents after a flood 

    Pierce, Robert A., II (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Flooding displaces many rodents from their natural habitat. As a result, these animals are seeking areas that can provide food and shelter, such as homes, sheds, barns and other buildings.
  • Preparing vehicles for winter weather 

    Schultheis, Bob (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Cold weather is hard on cars and trucks and usually causes at least one vehicle around the farm or home to have starting problems. The following checklist will help ensure your transportation starts and runs smoothly ...
  • Controlling snakes after a storm or flood 

    Pierce, Robert A., II (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Snakes often become displaced after a storm or flooding event. As a result, many of these animals are seeking shelter and food in areas close to people. These areas, out of the way of high water, include the inside of ...
  • Weather-related sales of livestock 

    Green, Parman R. (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Weather variability is one of the largest sources of risk in agricultural production. Congress recognizes the impact weather variability has on the livestock industry and the difficulty producers have in protecting themselves ...
  • Tree and shrub injury symptoms in lawns treated with Imprelis herbicide 

    Starbuck, Christopher J. (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
    Lawn care companies across the country have reported that some trees and shrubs near turf areas treated with a new broadleaf weed killer, Imprelis, showed browning and dieback weeks after the application. Spruce and pine ...
  • Flood effects on grain crops 

    Weibold, William J. (William John), 1949- (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    The primary damage to plants (other than lodging) from flooding or ponding is oxygen deprivation. The oxygen content of water is much lower than air — even air within the soil. Water in soil (water-logging) or above the ...
  • Hurry up and wait : replanting decisions for pastures during drought 

    Roberts, Craig A. (Craig Arthur); Kallenbach, Robert L. (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Drought typically causes Missouri cattlemen to be concerned about their pastures. These concerns can turn to thoughts of replanting, but such plans may be premature.
  • Missouri's ultimate feed alternative : ammoniated tall fescue 

    Roberts, Craig A. (Craig Arthur); Kallenbach, Robert L. (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    To stretch short feed supplies, livestock producers could ammoniate low-quality tall fescue hay. Ammoniated hay is hay placed under a tarp and treated with a maximum of 60 pounds of anhydrous ammonia per ton of hay. After ...
  • Taxation of crop insurance and disaster payments 

    Green, Parman R. (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Weather variability is one of the largest sources of risk in agricultural production. Congress has recognized the impact of weather variability on crop production and the resulting variability to farm income by implementing ...