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Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest

Looking for a way to display some of your farm photos?  The Missouri Department of Agriculture has launched the 6th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest asking Missourians to share the unique stories of Missouri agriculture through photographs. The … Continue reading

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Growing Resources

Warmer days are ahead and a great time to begin thinking of planting season in Missouri. With a little help from some partners in agriculture, you will be able to make the best of this year’s planting. Many factors go … Continue reading

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Friday Fixin’s – Pesto & Asparagus Salad

Did you know its National Asparagus Month? Yea, I didn’t either. Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables, it’s easy to prepare and there are tons of things you can do with it. I came up with this recipe looking for a side to have with some BBQ It definitely got the seal of approval. Quick and easy and it’s good for you, you know, because there’s asparagus in it! Continue reading

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Plastic Pot Recycling

We all can help reduce the amount of horticultural waste in landfills by recycling plastic garden pots, polystyrene cell packs and trays at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis and other locations throughtout the city and county.  This program collected … Continue reading

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Whole Foods 2nd Annual Grass-Fed Beef Chili Cook Off

Cast your vote for the best grass-fed beef chili at this free event. All 10 of Whole Foods’ teams will compete to win $500 to be donated to their favorite charity. Your votes, and those of the celebrity judges determine … Continue reading

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Area-wide Sustainable Backyard Tour

Learn what you need to know to implement food production in your yard and garden, from vegetables and fruit trees to bees and chickens. See firsthand how homeowners in St. Louis City and County are transforming their yards from energy … Continue reading

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Open House – Alan T. Busby Agriculture Farm

This event is open to the public. A box lunch will be available for $5.00 benefiting the Lincoln University Agriculture Club. Pre-register by Friday by calling 573.681.5543 or online at http://www.lincolnu.edu/web/cooperative-research/university-farms. Please let us know if you need special accommodations. … Continue reading

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A Revival of Spirits

An article from Feast Magazine discussing the growing world of craft distilling in Missouri. http://www.feaststl.com/this-months-feast/feature-articles/article_91edcd42-71fd-11e1-994c-001a4bcf6878.html  

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