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Hit the open road A more affordable “staycation” is up ahead for Missourians this summer thanks to a promotion from the Missouri Division of Tourism. Through the promotion, aptly named Road Trip Rewards, discounts are available at hundreds of participating attractions, restaurants and lodging facilities geared toward those who choose to travel across the state by car. Visit www.RoadTripRewards.com to find a list of participating businesses throughout the state and details on the available discounts. Information also is available at any McDonald’s restaurant in Missouri. Savings can be found for visits to the Botanical Gardens in St. Louis, discounts on merchandise at Missouri Department of Conservation nature centers, resorts in Branson, Meramec Caverns and much more. For more information and to find listings for Missouri attractions, events and vacation ideas, explore www.visitmo.com or call 800-5194800 to request a free travel guide. They’re here! The long-awaited arrival of elk to Missouri after a 150-year absence is over. In the wee hours of May 5, a stock trailer’s doors opened, releasing 34 elk into a temporary holding pen at Peck Ranch Conservation Area in Carter County. The elk began their odyssey in January, when they were captured by Missouri Department of Conservation staff in Kentucky. Three months later, with the requirements of stringent veterinary-health protocols met, the elk made a 12-hour trip to the conservation area’s refuge. By the time you read this, the six bull elk and 28 cows will be roaming the 346-square-mile elk restoration zone that encompasses parts of Carter, Shannon and Reynolds counties. MDC is counting on habitat restoration that has been underway at Peck Ranch for more than 30 years to encourage the elk to stay within the restoration zone. Unfortunately, those hoping to view the elk will have to wait until July, as the refuge area will remain closed to the public. N E W S There’s an app for that Just in time for summer grilling and picnic season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a mobile Web-based smart phone application that instantly answers food safety questions. The app is a mobile version of the Ask Karen site, a virtual food safety representative who offers advice about proper handling, storing and food preparation to prevent illness. Take Karen along with you to the grocery store, backyard cookout, farmer’s market and into the kitchen to access a database of nearly 1,500 answers to frequently asked questions by topic or product. You also can chat with a live representative. B R I E F S To start using the app, visit http://m.askkaren.gov. For more information, contact the USDA by calling 888-674-6854. Know your nuisances A new website from University of Missouri Extension can help you identify weeds invading your field, pasture, garden or lawn. Visit http://weedID.missouri.edu to explore more than 350 different plant species that could be encountered as a weed in the Show-Me State. For more information from MU Extension about how to keep your property in top shape this summer, visit www.extension.missouri.edu or call 573-882-7216. SEPTIC PROBLEMS?? Do You Have: Standing Water, Soggy Soil, Septic Smell In Yard, Or Gurgling In Pipes?? Our Process Is: Non-Destructive, Environmentally Friendly, Takes Less Than A Day, And Requires NO Pre-Assembled Installs in Minutes! Floating POND FOUNTAIN! Water prove e Qu d aili Aerator ty MSRP ($1100) You Pay $649.85! Complete with light & timer, 100 ft power cord, 1yr warranty! CasCade 4000 El & I egan m c DC TOWER FENCE & GATE Livestock Gates - Panels Residential Fence Call 7days/week! (608) 254-2735 FAST UPS shipping right to your door! www.fishpondaerator.com 1-800-729-9237 DIGGING! OZARK SEPTIC AERATION 1-800-723-1020 417-725-1020 90 Days Same as Cash—WAC BUILDING SYSTEMS KOEHN We offer complete custom building packages, primarily for the commercial and ag markets. Our packages can include: Foundations High-R Insulation Windows and Doors (including wide doors) Erection Interior Liner Electrical HVAC Many other options Steel Buildings Phone: 866-943-7751 Website: www.koehnbuildings.com ✓ tent ✓ hammock firewood ✓ hot dogs ✓ buns ows ✓ marshmall For more information visit www.eab.missouri.edu or call 1-866-716-9974 to report a possible EAB infestation. 26 WWW.RURALMISSOURI.COOP http://m.askkaren.gov http://www.RoadTripRewards.com http://weedID.missouri.edu http://www.visitmo.com http://www.extension.missouri.edu http://www.fishpondaerator.com http://www.koehnbuildings.com http://www.nationalbarn.com http://www.koehnbuildings.com http://www.eab.missouri.edu http://www.nationalbarn.com http://www.eab.missouri.edu http://WWW.RURALMISSOURI.COOP

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Rural Missouri - June 2011

Rural Missouri - June 2011
Contents
Comments
Columns
In the beginning
The Missouri Lyon hunt
Mail Bag
Beaver Creek Paylake & Fish Fry
Out of the Way Eats
Drowned
Hearth and Home
News Briefs
In the middle of everywhere
Marketplace
Around Missouri
Restoring Stover
Neighbors
Just4Kids

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