White-tailed deer are the most popular game species in Missouri, and the state’s deer population is estimated to be about 1.4 million. The success is a tribute to the science of wildlife management.
Chiggers are the tiny, immature stage of a large mite called a redbug. These colorless, parasitic larvae measure only 1/150 of an inch in diameter, but they pack a punch with their itchy bites throughout summer.
Producers should check their wooden fences and watering tanks for eastern tent caterpillars.
These fish aren't biting. Paddlefish never do. They eat by filtering plankton as water passes through their gills. Watch the video.
Forests and farms may seem like two completely different things, but agroforestry puts them together. Listen to the audio.
Unsuspecting woodland owners selling timber often fall victim to a practice known as "high-grading" — cutting the best trees and leaving the rest.
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