Resistant marestail, waterhemp require producers to adopt new control strategies, says MU Extension agronomist

  Resistant marestail, waterhemp require producers to adopt new control strategies, says MU Extension agronomist CORNING, Mo. – The crop pests marestail and waterhemp are difficult to control. Both are prolific seed-producers that grow rapidly, reduce yields and are prone to herbicide resistance. Controlling these weeds will require producers to shift to more complex herbicide systems,…

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CAROLYN SUE BONNELL

Carolyn Sue Bonnell, 58, of Edina, MO, died Friday, September 19, 2008 in the home of her daughter, Brandy, in St. Louis, MO.

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Knox County Backs Up No Hit Pitching For Win

 Knox County Backs Up No Hit Pitching For Win By David Sharp Lorrie Peters slammed a key two RBI double during a four run Knox County third inning that was the offensive difference in a 4-0 Tri-Rivers Conference softball win at Brookfield. Heavy rains over the preceding weekend inundated the Knox County softball field for…

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Lady Eagles Take Second Conference Softball Game

 Lady Eagles Take Second Conference Softball Game By David Sharp Brittany Miller keyed a three run Knox County first inning with a home run over the fence and Myra Parrish lashed a two run second inning hit in a September 16, 5-1 Tri-Rivers Conference softball victory over Scotland County. The Lady Tigers plated their lone…

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North Shelby Takes Thrilling Eight Inning Conference Game

North Shelby Takes Thrilling Eight Inning Conference Game By David Sharp Knox County brought an unbeaten Tri-Rivers Conference softball record to a September 18, 2008 prime time match up at North Shelby. The Lady Raiders had not yet won a conference game, losing close contests to Clark and Putnam County. North Shelby would not be…

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Farm Bureau Files Circuit Court CAFO Motion

Farm Bureau Files Circuit Court CAFO Motion Today, Missouri Farm Bureau Federation filed a motion to intervene and a proposed motion for reconsideration of a Cole County Circuit Court ruling that purportedly prohibits concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) from transporting, depositing or spreading manure as fertilizer within 15 miles of Arrow Rock, nearby State Historic…

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Lady Indians Advance To Paris Tourney Championship

The Clark County Indians only needed three runs to advance to the championship game of the Paris Tournament Saturday, September 20. The Lady Indians downed Wellsville 1-0 in their first game, and slipped by North Shelby 2-1 in the second to advance to the finals against Wright City. Wright City proved too much, posting a…

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MORE THAN $8 MILLION IN MISSOURI FLOOD AID APPROVED

 MORE THAN $8 MILLION IN MISSOURI FLOOD AID APPROVED JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.— More than $8 million in disaster aid has been approved in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans for Missouri residents and businesses suffering damage from the severe storms and flooding between June 1 and Aug. 13,…

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HEALTH DEPARTMENT WARNS OF RABIES RISKS IN UNVACCINATED PETS

HEALTH DEPARTMENT WARNS OF RABIES RISKS IN UNVACCINATED PETS An official with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) today reminded Missourians to do all they can to protect their pets and themselves from the threat of rabies. According to Dr. Howard Pue, State Public Health Veterinarian, vaccinating your pets is the best…

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Hulshof outlines court plan

Hulshof outlines court planSteps can be taken to make state’s judicial system more job-friendly St. Louis, Mo – Kenny Hulshof continues to outline specific plans to improve Missouri’s job climate. Today, he presented a package of reforms that would increase fairness within the state’s judicial system and encourage job creation. Although important reforms have recently…

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