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COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Easter lily used for spring decorations can provide beauty and fragrance for another season. After blooming ends, plant Easter lilies outside as soon as the ground can be worked, says University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist Jennifer Schutter. The following year, they will bloom in June and have a sweet fragrance. […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. – For two years, shoppers have seen how supply chain problems can shock the food system. Initially triggered by the pandemic, these problems have persisted due to labor shortages, transportation bottlenecks and now international conflict. “Supply chain issues have really hit home for consumers,” said Mallory Rahe, University of Missouri Extension agricultural business […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. – While the past two years have fueled growth in remote work, most workers in Missouri still commute to their jobs. And some are opting for longer commutes: A new report from University of Missouri Extension shows that more workers in the state are commuting to jobs outside their home counties compared to 20 years […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- A Master Gardener Course will be offered starting March 22 through June 7. Classes will be held by Zoom and in-person. There will be 12 presentations on Tuesdays from 9:30-noon. Participants can choose to watch the presentation by Zoom from their home, their local county Extension Center, or in-person at the Adair County […]