Reality TV often features contestants demonstrating skills as they live in the woods, race through an obstacle course or compete in challenges on an island. However, in everyday living, financial literacy skills are far more important for survival. ISU Extension and Outreach offers the High School Financial Planning Program to help educators teach these skills to teens.
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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a meeting on July 26 to discuss drought conditions that are causing concerns for both crop and livestock producers. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. in the Fair Hall of the Davis County Fairgrounds. Read more about ISU Extension to Hold Drought Information Meeting in Davis County
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Story source: Greg Luce, 573-473-7079
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Researchers from University of Missouri Extension and the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources share their work at the July 31 Show Me Soy School at Bay Farm Research Facility near Columbia. The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council hosts the annual field day to showcase checkoff-funded research.
New demonstrations this year include biodiesel, SCN testing, phenotyping equipment, dicamba testing and monitoring equipment, and the Natural Resources Conversation Service’s rainfall simulator. Presenters will show how to use the new MU Herbicide Injury ID app.
Researchers will share new uses for soybean, the latest research on high-oleic soybean breeding, information on MU’s Strip Trial Program, and more. The Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council provides a free lunch of fish fried in high-oleic soybean oil.
Speakers include MU specialists and researchers Andrew Scaboo, Kevin Bradley, Kaitlyn Bissonnette, Kent Shannon, John Lory and Bryon Wiegand.
For more information or to RSVP, go to mosoy.org/fieldday or call 573-635-3819.
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AUBURN, Ala. – Weather this spring disrupted planting for cotton crops in south Alabama, leaving farmers