Items in this collection are the scholarly output of the University of Missouri Extension faculty, staff, and students, either alone or as co-authors, and which may or may not have been published in an alternate format. Items may contain more than one file type.

Recent Submissions

  • Fun With Food and Fitness--First-grade nutrition education newsletter, Lesson 3: Try, try again 

    Gabel, Candance (University of Missouri Office of Extension, 2013-01)
    Ideas and recipes found in this newsletter encourage children to try and enjoy a variety of vegetables.
  • Introduction to the Economics of Pasture-Based Dairying 

    Horner, Joe L.; Milhollin, Ryan; Hamilton, Stacey A. (Stacey Alyn),1964-; Prewitt, Wayne; Rickard, Tony (University of Missouri Office of Extension, 2011-07)
    The following series of minimalist, pasture-based dairy model farms (75-cow, 150-cow, 300-cow and 600-cow) was developed to help dairy producers understand the economics of these dairy systems. Each model is customized to ...
  • Roses: Care After Planting 

    Starbuck, Christopher J. (University of Missouri Office of Extension, 2004-09)
    Roses are well adapted to many different environmental conditions. However, proper care after planting is essential to develop the plants into beautiful and productive specimens.
  • Roses: Selecting and Planting 

    Starbuck, Christopher J.; Kroening, Mary (University of Missouri Office of Extension, 2004-10)
    Roses are one of the world's most popular flowers. Their beauty and delicate fragrance have universal appeal. Roses are well adapted to many different environmental conditions. They are useful for cut flowers and many ...
  • Stocker Cattle Outlook 

    Plain, Ronald L. (2010-10)
    This presentation uses statistics to explain the stocker cattle outlook for 2009. It also includes uncertainties in the forecast and marketing strategies.
  • Impact of Ethanol on the Hereford Industry 

    Plain, Ronald L. (2010-10)
    If gasoline prices remain high, ethanol prices should bring about the biggest change in U.S. agriculture since the introduction of soybeans.
  • Value of Manure as a Fertilizer 

    Massey, Raymond E., 1957- (2010-10)
    This presentation shows how to specify manure characteristics, nutrient values and cropping system to estimate the value of manure as a fertilizer.
  • Economics of Manure Management 

    Massey, Raymond E., 1957- (2010-10)
    This presentation allows users to obtain an estimate of the cost (both time and money) of transporting and land applying manure to fields using a specified complement of equipment.
  • Fertility Management of Cotton 

    Albers, David W.; Hefner, Steven Glenn; Klobe, Dale (University of Missouri Extension, 1993-03)
    The proper fertilization of cotton is difficult to determine because many variables can affect development and production. Anything that causes plant stress will affect nutrient uptake. Some factors involved are: soil ...
  • The Boll Weevil in Missouri: History, Biology and Management 

    Sorenson, Clyde (University of Missouri Extension, 1995-04)
    The cotton boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis grandis, is the most important pest of cotton in much of America's Cotton Belt. Its importance is due not only to the considerable damage it does but also to its disruption of ...
  • Cotton Harvest Aids 

    Albers, David W.; Fishel, Fred; Mobley, Jill B. (University of Missouri Extension, 1994-03)
    Removing leaves and opening bolls with harvest aids are important components of a management plan for producing high-quality cotton fiber. When not properly managed, harvest aids may reduce yield and quality. By properly ...
  • Energy Education Park at the Graves Chapple Research Farm [abstract] 

    Crawford, Jim (2009-04)
    An office and educational building will be built on the Graves Chapple Research Farm in Atchison County. The building will start out as a shell with energy features being added as money can be obtained for them. The ...
  • Modeling Environmental Impacts of Bio-fuel Production [abstract] 

    Benson, Verel W.; Broz, Bob (2009-04)
    The short term vision for bio-fuel independence has focused on corn and soybean crops being used for ethanol and bio-diesel production. With increased crop demand we see an increase in crop production and the potential ...
  • Bioenergy Research and Education at MU Research Centers [abstract] 

    Reinbott, Tim; Davis, David; Smoot, Randall; Crawford, Jim; Fischer, Thomas "Jake"; Crawford, Richard; Poehlmann, John (2009)
    The MU College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (CAFNR) research centers have began research studies and educational demonstrations to showcase their vast differences in topography and agricultural diversity. ...
  • University of Missouri Extension Energy Programming [abstract] 

    Day, Don (2009)
    University of Missouri Extension has developed and is implementing a comprehensive statewide renewable energy production and conservation education program. The research based educational program is being lead by a statewide ...
  • MU Extension - Developing Rural Missouri's Energy Independence & Economic Viability [abstract] 

    Day, Don (2009)
    The central objective of the MU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resource Program is to improve quality of life, enhance the economic viability, and protect the environment for all Missourians through research-based ...
  • Extension's Energy Efficiency Programs for Residential and Developers [abstract] 

    Buffaloe, Barbara (2009)
    As the outreach arm of the University of Missouri, Extension has worked to improve the critical thinking and decision making skills of Missouri citizens around environmental and energy education within the context of ...