David Burton, News-Leader

David Burton


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Past articles by David:

Ag lending, ag tourism workshops coming up

Heritage and agricultural tourism are especially hot topics right now in rural America. → Read More

'Corn gluten' a misnomer in animal feed

Corn has no gluten, and any gluten an animal consumes will not appear in products humans eat. → Read More

Can I put cattle on my 5 acres?

Raising cattle for profit on small acreage is possible but needs extra care of the land and cattle. → Read More

Readers changing face of ag in Ozarks (Part 2)

People adapt to the Ozarks' agricultural aspects instead of forcing them to adjust to their needs. → Read More

Raising cattle on small acreages and RFV vs. RFQ

Small acreage cattle-raising is possible, and an MU Extension class on this topic is coming up → Read More

Dairy makes sense for safe, healthy eating

Common concerns often come from misunderstanding or misinformation. → Read More

Blindness helps man find others ag opportunities

Jim Brinkmann's experience as a blind man in agriculture and help from partners make the project possible. → Read More

Ag workers at high risk of heat illness and skin cancer

People in industries involving hard outdoor work should know the risks and how to avoid them. → Read More

Workshop May 12 focuses on issue impactful in rural areas

The workshop teaches arts and cultural heritage tourism to take advantage of traveler interest. → Read More

Bull sale, beekeeping class coming up

Three upcoming programs demonstrate the wide range of University of Missouri Extension agriculture programs available in southwest Missouri → Read More

Homeowners should use extreme caution to prevent injuries

David Burton writes about agriculture in the Ozarks → Read More

Burton: Learn forage strategies at event

The 30th annual Southwest Missouri Spring Forage Conference will be Feb. 25 at University Plaza Hotel in Springfield. → Read More