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  1. Overcoming Obstacles, Finding Life’s Passion

    • Feb. 16, 2021

    Maya Hufman, Greene County 4-H member and reigning National Teen Miss United States Agriculture.As the reigning National Teen Miss United States Agriculture, Greene County 4-H member Maya Hufman has the privilege of speaking to thousands, educating... Read more ...

  2. Apartments Can be Strangely Isolating, But Apartment Life Exists to Transform That Experience

    • Feb. 15, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- There is something strangely isolating about living in apartments."Apartments have a smile and wave culture," said Jody Anderson, Ozark's region coordinator for Apartment Life. "Most of the time, people living in apartments might... Read more ...

  3. SEO for Small Business

    • Feb. 10, 2021

    SEO Part 1 - The BasicsDate: Tuesday, March 9, 2021Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)Register for The Basics here Registration Deadline: 3/8/21 4:00 PM (CST)Dive into the foundation of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and help you better understand... Read more ...

  4. Steps to Creating a Neighboring Movement

    • Feb. 9, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Now is the perfect time to encourage people to demonstrate compassionate care to their neighbors. Good neighbors doing good works leads to goodwill, which opens the door for good conversations according to David Burton, a... Read more ...

  5. Business Development Program celebrates performance of staff, teams

    Business Development Program celebrates performance of staff, teams

    • Feb. 9, 2021

    MISSOURI – On Jan. 27, 2021, the University of Missouri Extension Business Development Program (BDP) recognized members for their performance and accomplishments during the organization’s first virtual professional development conference. The... Read more ...

  6. A Handwritten Note to a Neighbor Can Be a Game Changer

    • Feb. 9, 2021

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- When a neighbor receives a kind note from us in the mail, especially if it is handwritten, they feel like the writer has a deeper desire to serve them or to connect.“One might say that a handwritten note can be a game changer.... Read more ...

  7. Cyclamen: the houseplant with an amorous history

    Cyclamen: the houseplant with an amorous history

    • Feb. 8, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The cyclamen is Cupid’s flowering love child.For centuries, people have associated cyclamens with matters of the heart, making it a perfect Valentine’s Day choice, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David... Read more ...

  8. Evaluate your calving distribution this spring

    • Feb. 8, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Record calf birthdates this calving season to track calving distribution.“Evaluating a calving distribution takes very little time but can provide valuable insight into reproductive performance and productivity of the herd,”... Read more ...

  9. Marking a 100-year legacy for three Missouri 4-H families

    Marking a 100-year legacy for three Missouri 4-H families

    • Feb. 5, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Missouri 4-H Foundation recently recognized three families with the 2020 Missouri 4-H Century Family Award. Each family represents a combined 100 years or more of membership and volunteer service within 4-H.Bates CountyThe... Read more ...

  10. Missouri 4-H faculty share expertise in national journals

    Missouri 4-H faculty share expertise in national journals

    • Feb. 4, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri 4-H faculty have recently shared their expertise and influence nationally about issues as diverse as programming for youths who are homeless and the decision-making process behind going to the State Fair in the midst of a... Read more ...

  11. Heart-shaped leaves can add to a Valentine’s Day gift

    Heart-shaped leaves can add to a Valentine’s Day gift

    • Feb. 1, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. –While roses steal the show on Valentine’s Day, many plants produce heart-shaped leaves that can be a part of a bouquet or gift.One of the best known and easiest to grow or buy is the heartleaf philodendron, said University of... Read more ...

  12. Give Valentine's Day flowers some TLC for flor-amore

    • Feb. 1, 2021

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Valentine’s Day flowers, like love, can stand the test of time if given a little TLC. Call it flor-amore.Proper care and a homemade preservative provide an extended warranty of sorts to make certain flowers last up to twice as... Read more ...

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