soybeans http://kbia.org en MU researchers make soybeans healthier http://kbia.org/post/mu-researchers-make-soybeans-healthier <p>On November 7, the Food and Drug Administration made a <a href="http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm372915.htm">preliminary decision</a>. That decision stated trans fats as unsafe in food. Trans fats are found in most processed foods.</p><p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:58:47 +0000 Angela Pearson 43833 at http://kbia.org MU researchers make soybeans healthier MU Extension warns of danger to crops http://kbia.org/post/mu-extension-warns-danger-crops <p>The University of Missouri Extension is warning that recent wet weather increases the chances of diseases developing in corn and soybeans.</p><p>Agronomy specialist Jill Scheidt says rain carries funguses in the air, making it easier for the funguses to spread. She says diseases like rust, gray leaf spot, northern corn leaf blight, brown spot, crazy top and stalk and ear rots develop best in wet and humid conditions.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:35:23 +0000 Associated Press 39046 at http://kbia.org MU Extension warns of danger to crops Exploiting the soybean; Ozarks watershed gets 'Blueways' designation http://kbia.org/post/exploiting-soybean-ozarks-watershed-gets-blueways-designation <p></p><p>On this week's show, we'll discover some lesser known uses of soybeans, and hear about a decision to redesignate a the White River Watershed in the Ozarks.</p><p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 00:05:45 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 38140 at http://kbia.org Exploiting the soybean; Ozarks watershed gets 'Blueways' designation Farmers talk drought at MU field day http://kbia.org/post/farmers-talk-drought-mu-field-day <p>Missouri is in the midst of the worst drought since 1988 &ndash; that was the buzz on the MU campus yesterday, as more than 200 farmers and researchers gathered for the annual Pest Management Field Day. Although they came to learn about the latest research on pesticides and herbicides, conversation frequently turned to the bone-dry conditions on Missouri&#39;s farms.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 14:25:31 +0000 Camille Phillips 17498 at http://kbia.org Farmers talk drought at MU field day Crops hurting in dry, hot weather http://kbia.org/post/crops-hurting-dry-hot-weather <p>High heat and a lack of rain have taken a big toll on Missouri corn and soybean crops, with nearly half of both reported in poor to very poor condition. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:55:17 +0000 Associated Press 16946 at http://kbia.org Crops hurting in dry, hot weather