Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement applauding President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of General James Mattis to serve as Secretary of Defense: “General Mattis is a proven leader with the knowledge and experience to turn the page on eight years of the Obama administration’s misguided defense and foreign policy decisions. Missouri is home to
by Leslie Holloway State regulators are holding hearings in eight Missouri counties this week and next week to hear from citizens regarding the proposed Grain Belt Express project, a high-voltage, direct current transmission line. If it seems like déjà vu, that’s because this is the second time in as many years that Clean Line Energy,
MU extension offering large number of ag trainings in SW Missouri this winter; list is growing daily
Agriculture and other specialists in southwest Missouri working with University of Missouri Extension are planning a large number of winter trainings and conferences covering a variety of timely agriculture and horticulture topics. The list of programs is being added to daily. The published list provides a comprehensive list of each event, the dates, times and
Thyroid disorders often missed in seniors Dear Savvy Senior, Can you write a column on the overlooked problem of thyroid disease? After struggling with chronic fatigue, joint pain and memory problems, I was finally diagnosed hypothyroidism. Now, at age 70, I’m on thyroid medication and am doing great. Five years of feeling lousy. I wish I’d
Nearly 10 million adults over the age of 50 are caring for their aging parents – a number that has tripled over the past 15 years. With careers, children and grandchildren added to the mix, many baby boomers are feeling the mounting stress of caring for young, old and themselves! One way to reduce stress
by Shiloh Perry Food companies and retailers face tremendous pressure to respond to consumer expectations on issues like animal care, environmental protection and the healthfulness and safety of products. Farmers understand this because they too face tremendous pressure to meet the same consumer expectations. In fact, agriculture has always adapted in response to market preferences.
It is that time of the year again. Stores will be taking down fall decorations and replacing them with Christmas trees, yard ornaments, garland, and gingerbread houses. Seasonal television programming will also begin flooding its viewers with commercials revolving around all of the latest and greatest Christmas must-haves for the year. As a result, money
Ben Franklin’s adage of “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” could be gardeners’ theme song for November. Gardeners should close the curtain on this season and begin looking forward to the next, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Next year’s success is influenced greatly by this fall’s cleanup. “Garden
The 2016 gardening season is over and now is a good time to start planning for next year according to Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist with University of Missouri Extension. The first step is to clean up the garden. Remove debris that could harbor diseases. This is especially important with tomatoes. Step number two: get a
The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District has held that the Missouri Clean Water Commission’s interpretation of its “continuing authority” regulation was arbitrary and capricious. Historically, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources has required permit applicants to prove that they were a corporation in good standing to comply with the continuing authority requirements.