Poor eyesight and light sensitivity don’t dim Lee Howerton’s vision for a bright future as farmer and rancher. At 52, Howerton hopes to farm for years to come.
The 'Seeds of Prosperity' program, Nov. 5 to 7 in Springfield will help local farmers and producers.
Prevented plant acreage from this season will most likely mean high weed pressure in 2016.
Accidents related to riding on or driving tractors and ATVs are the two most common types of farm accidents involving children or young people.
Dust flies everywhere when combining, loading, unloading and drying grain. Farmworkers can reduce its effects by wearing protective gear.
"Buyer beware" when purchasing carryover soybean seed from online sites. Why put your whole crop next year at risk to save a few dollars?
Following two cases of avian influenza early this year, Missouri has been influenza-free.
Beef herd owners facing genetic data overload at breeding time can find help. A new website, eBEEF.org is live.
Atrazine, which is a popular and inexpensive weed control herbicide, is used on approximately 85 percent of the state's cornfields. It is one of the most effective water-soluble herbicides on the market.
According to the FDA, this rule is part of an overall strategy to ensure judicious use of feed-grade and water-soluble antibiotics in food-producing animals.
Have an energy audit before making a big investment in energy efficiency on your farm.
Nematodes are unnoticed, microscopic roundworms that dominate our living world. While minute, their overall numbers are not. Four out of every five animals on earth is a nematode.
If you don't work on a farm, a bin full of grain may not look dangerous. Watch the video.
Renovate hay fields first when replacing toxic fescue with new novel endophyte varieties.
The Missouri Pollinator Conservancy Program offers beekeepers new ways to protect hives from pesticide drift.
Missouri sorghum growers may find white sugarcane aphids gumming up harvest equipment and reducing yields this fall.
The next generation of farmhands might be able to leap over barbed-wire fences and towering cornstalks in a single bound.
Farmland prices depend on interest rates and returns that can be generated by that land. Interest rates are steady but returns per acre have declined as crop prices have dropped.
The tool combines historical weather data and fieldwork conditions with economic considerations to determine the feasibility and profitability of post-planting nitrogen application.
Since switching to pasture-based rotational grazing 17 years ago, dairy farmer Charles Fletcher has expanded his operation, increased his bottom line and has more time to make music. Watch the video.
Ethanol plants are getting more efficient at extracting fuel from corn, and that can affect the quality of distillers grains, a byproduct of ethanol production often used as an economical feed alternative for hogs and poultry.
In the time it takes a person with average reaction time to hit the off button, a 540 rpm PTO can wrap the operator around the shaft.
The following are general-interest agriculture courses. Browse the menu on the left for courses in more specific agriculture areas.