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Soybean specialist gives tips for handling weather woes
Source: William Wiebold, 573-673-4128 (cell); 573-882-0621 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mother Nature has much to say about soybean yield and grain quality...

Missouri SMP Reminds Seniors To Be Alert During Medicare Open...
While Medicare Open Enrollment is under way, the Missouri SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) reminds seniors to be alert to potential scams. Medicare...

Drowsy After Another Restless Night? Try These 5 Tips For A Good...
Millions of Americans toss and turn much of the night, unable to fall asleep – or to stay asleep once they finally do drift off. Maybe it’s...

How to send winter pests packing
Source: Tamra Reall, 816-252-5051 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Six-legged pests want to share your warm home this winter. University of Missouri...

Vein Screenings Are a Great Prevention Tool
By Robin Gregg On October 4, Missouri Vein Care set up their free vein care screenings at the Monroe City Senior Nutrition Center. Jenna...

Local Residents Help with Hurricane Relief
By Robin Gregg Local residents of Paris, Missouri lent a helping hand and warm heart to hurricane victims in Wallace, North Carolina. Jocelyn...

Driver Examination Stations Closed Monday, October 8, 2018
The Missouri State Highway Patrol would like to remind the public that driver examination stations throughout the state will be closed on Monday,...

Motorists, Farmers: Stay Alert During Harvest Time!
Fall has arrived and so has the time for harvesting crops. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to expect heavier farm machinery...

Kenzie (3 years old-2017) with the Down Syndrome baskets the Johnson’s generously hand out. Photo courtesy of Macy Johnson. Love Every Chromosome
By Robin Gregg Former Monroe County residents, Mark and Macy Johnson created their nonprofit, Kenzie’s Chromosome Crusaders, to provide...

MoCHIP—Child Identification & Protection Program: Keeping Missouri...
Paris, Missouri—Saturday, October 6, 2018—With more than 240,000 children processed through the MoCHIP Child ID program in 7 years, MoCHIP is...

Alternative forage options during and after drought
Source: Dhruba Dhakal, 660-288-3239 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Widespread drought conditions during the 2018 growing season in most of Missouri resulted in...

How to Prevent Kidney Stones During the Summer Months
By Abbey Gerveler As summer winds down, one crucial thing to keep in mind is staying hydrated as hot and dry weather persists. That’s because...

MU Extension offers innovative online leadership program New...
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension has developed an innovative online program with the focus on building better leaders. The 11-week...

Rain Finally Arrived in Monroe County
By Robin Gregg It thundered, it lightening, hard winds, and it poured hard in Monroe County in the evening of September 5. Reports came in...

As meat supplies grow for export demand, trade and tariff doubts...
Source: Scott Brown, 573-882-3861 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Large supplies of meat and dairy, possibly record-setting tons, are coming to U.S....