Are you a woman involved in agriculture? Would you like to learn how to strengthen your farming operation and network with other women in the industry? Join University of Missouri Extension and the Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for Agriculture, Food and Forestry for our first virtual Annie’s Project course! Annie’s Project provides women with education in production, market, financial, legal and human risk management.
The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Missouri is seeking opportunities to partner with, and support the efforts of, likeminded natural resource conservation partners.
When the power goes out, the clock starts ticking on the safety of your refrigerated and frozen foods.
Meats, seafood, ice cream, cut produce and even leftover pizza can become susceptible to foodborne contaminants in just a few hours, said Londa Nwadike, food safety extension specialist for the University of Missouri and Kansas State University.
University of Missouri Extension’s bold goal for a bold future takes the old adage “go big or go home” to another level. What is the bold goal? Double the value of Missouri agriculture by 2030 while sustaining the state’s natural resources.
Large government payments helped 2020 Missouri net farm income match or exceed the 2014 record of $3.4 billion, according to Abigail Meffert, senior research associate with the University of Missouri Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI).
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is developing a Soil Moisture Network for Missouri. The network consists of probes placed in the ground that measure and transmit information about the moisture of the soil at existing groundwater-level monitoring stations across the state. The project began in early 2020, and eight of the 15 stations selected for the initial phase of the project have been installed.