Wednesday, August 31, 2016
baby's breath

Baby’s breath is a common cut flower, popular as a filler in bouquets or in arrangements on its own. Learn how to grow it in your garden.
7-month-old Suffolk Ram Lamb, hog, goat, chicken, beef cattle and turkey

Many farmers have growing interest in direct sales. Here are five direct sales channels for farmers to put food to fork.
dandelions

The University of Missouri Extension’s Weed ID app can be useful for weed identification in your lawn and garden.
turkeys

The holidays may be months away, but growing a big and beautiful bird to adorn your holiday table starts in summer.
tomato blossom end rot

Blossom end rot can affect tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, squash and even watermelons.
loading grain bins

Farm safety kits should include items to handle a major trauma. Here are 6 tips for creating a farm safety kit.
English daisies, pansies and marigolds collage

A list of edible flowers, plus tips for choosing flowers and resources for cooking and baking.
pastured poultry chickens

Poultry flocks are no exception to heat stress. Find out how you can help birds beat the heat in hot weather.
fruit fly on banana peel

Instructions for making a fruit fly trap, plus tips for keeping fruit flies out of your house.
sun through corn field

If you work outside all day, or even if you enjoy outdoor summer activities, be aware of the symptoms of heat-related illnesses, as well as prevention and treatment.
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