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Today Paul Pepper and TIM REINBOTT, Superintendent at Bradford Farm, lament about the state of pumpkins (and gardening in general) after such a wet summer. That won't deter the upcoming Pink Pumpkin Party fundraiser for women dealing with breast cancer, though; watch for details! At [4:00] MEG LADD and MATT DAVIS tell us about ParentLink, a statewide resource from the University of Missouri's College of Education for families to use if they have parenting questions or are need of a little extra support. Don't miss Tiger Family Fun Fest next weekend! October 9, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with BRUCE BURKETT, Executive Director at Hep C Alliance, who reminds us that you should ask your doctor to specifically check for Hepatitis C. Are you a baby boomer? You could be the 1 in 30 that has the disease and doesn't know it! At [3:48] TIM REINBOTT, Superintendent of the MU Bradford Research Center, invites everyone to the 11th annual Bradford Farm Tomato Festival. You don't have to be an avid gardener to enjoy the sight of 190 types of tomatoes, plus many other veggies to see and taste - it's fun for the whole family! August 31, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with TIM REINBOTT, Superintendent at the University of Missouri's Bradford Research and Extension Center, about their upcoming annual Organic Field Day. You won't want to miss this showcase for all things gardening! At [4:25] CONNIE SHAY returns with details on this year's Peacemakers Quilt Show at the Fayette Festival of the Arts. (You won't want to miss the Bed Turning event!) July 28, 2015

Under the Microscope: MU Researcher Experiments with Switchgrass for Biofuel

Apr 2, 2015
Brianna Schroer

Veterinarian Lynn Steele grows switchgrass on his farm to feed his hundred head of cattle.  He favors the wild-growing grass over other commercial feeds because it’s cheap.

“Even when the price is high [for switchgrass], it’s 4, 5, 6 dollars a pound for seed,” Steele said. “Indian grass and Big Blue Stem 12 and 15 dollars a pound. You get quite a bit of investment there.”

MU researchers offer farmers tips to improve soil

Apr 24, 2013
Grant Gerlock / Harvest Public Media

After the historic drought last year, farmers realized more than ever the importance of drought resistant soil.