Despite retirement, Charlie Rosenkrans remains among the top cheerleaders for University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and MU Extension.
Few flowers signal fall’s arrival more than the cheerful chrysanthemum, mum for short. Mums’ long-lasting blooms show off for weeks, long after other flowers have clocked out for the season.
An ounce of prevention is the best medicine for keeping stink bugs and other insect pests such as the multicolored Asian lady beetle at bay. Put screens over windows, doors and vents.
The system is incorporated with a trailer to make training as accessible as possible. The institute offers 80 percent of its training in the field to meet career and volunteer fire service schedules and needs.
Our program is here to facilitate and promote an effective intercultural communication. We form alliances with MU Extension specialists, Latino residents and the larger community of Missouri.
When choosing a sweet potato, you want the skin to be a bright uniform color and firm to the touch. Sweet potatoes and yams look alike but they are not related.
Lorene Trickey, right, wife of former Missouri 4-H Foundation trustee Nelson Trickey, and daughter Linda Trickey, left, present the Nelson Trickey 4-H Bridge Builder Award to Jo Turner.
If you see lightning, count the seconds until you hear thunder, then divide by five. This is the distance in miles the lightning is away. Any distance less than 10 miles puts you in danger. Seek shelter immediately.
Car crashes kill more children 1 to 14 years old than any other cause, so adults need to know which child safety seats to use and how to install them correctly.
The mobile unit gives homeowners and renters an opportunity to learn different ways they can make their home more efficient, comfortable and less expensive to heat or cool.
John and Holly Arbuckle own and operate Singing Prairie Farm in La Plata, Their roaming, contented pigs are the foundation of the first and only non-GMO, pasture-raised pork snack stick available nationally.
Maintain your routine of checking your blood sugars and monitor more closely if eating frequently or at irregular times.
Evergreens, holly, mistletoe and other traditional plants adorning homes at this festive time of the year can pose risks.
A simple checklist starts with the battery. A cold car battery can't deliver as much current. If your car has an aging battery, you might want to have it load tested to see if it will be up to the job.
The gift of food can be a delightful part of the holidays. But before taking the first bite, make sure the food had a safe trip to your doorstep and didn't take a detour into the temperature danger zone.
Many people want the gifts they send to be a surprise, but if you're sending perishable food this holiday season, it's better to spoil the surprise than risk spoiling the gift.
Make sure that you are shopping safely and protecting your private information.
Feed rabbits corn or alfalfa, they may leave fruit tree bark unharmed.
Livestock owners across Missouri are encouraged to prepare for Food and Drug Administration rule changes on antibiotics that go into effect Jan. 1.
There is high demand for Missouri-raised heritage turkeys from Winigan Farms.
Your houseplants may look like they need CPR after you bring them inside to protect them from falling temperatures.
Vitamin D needs can be sufficiently met during the summer months thanks to the sun.
Don't get stuck with a turkey that's too small for the feast or one that's still frozen solid on Thanksgiving morning.