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Tall Fescue Toxin Concentrations in Hay and Silage

Kentuky-31 tall fescue, the most used grass in Missouri pastures, contain an endophyte fungus that produces toxic alkaloids.  The toxic ergot alkaloids can lead to a condition called fescue toxicosis.  Fescue toxicosis is a severe forage-livestock disorder costing Missouri’s beef industry $160 million each year in reduced weaning weights, conception rates, and milk production. Many…

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Media Day Luncheon • Thursday, July 18

Officials with Missouri State University-West Plains would like to invite you to a special media day luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at the Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology (GOCAT) to hear about what has been accomplished during the past year.   During a tour of the facility, you will be updated on our FAB…

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Human resource certification exam review course will be offered in West Plains

Human resource certification exam review course will be offered in West Plains        WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Missouri State University-West Plains will offer a 45-hour review course this fall for area residents interested in taking the Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR), Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification…

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