Things you should know about creating a will

    Drafting a last will and testament is an essential component of estate planning. Despite the importance of having a will, a recent survey from AARP found that two out of five Americans over the age of 45 do not have one.

Learn how to sleep like a child again

    Adults can learn strategies to get more restorative and lengthy sleep.
    Many adults lament that even if they were solid sleepers in their younger years, by the age of 50, their quality of sleep has unraveled. Some cling to the wisdom that people simply do not need as much sleep as they get older. Even though that is partly true, sufficient sleep is still a vital component of a healthy life.

The pros and cons to early retirement

    A lifetime of working compels many people to look forward to their retirement. Some people even work to retire early. But what are the advantages of early retirement beyond starting a life of leisure? And are there any detriments to this plan?

HPV vaccine prevents cancer

By Dr. Graham A. Colditz, Siteman Cancer Center
    You’ve likely heard of the HPV vaccine, but what you may be surprised to hear is that it is one of the most important advances in the field of cancer in the last 20 years. And while it may not be on the list of required vaccines at your child’s school, it is still very important for your child’s future health and well-being.

Grazing School will be held at Wurdack Farm September 26-27

University of Missouri Extension will host a Management Intensive Grazing School September 26-27 at the MU Hugo Wurdack Research Center near Cook Station. The two-day program will include guest speakers covering the topics of grazing system layout and design, watering systems, fence systems, soil fertility, livestock nutrition, and forage growth and quality.  Additionally, extensive farm tours will be included to allow participants to receive training on grazing system utilization.