Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA hiring disaster recovery workers in Missouri

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an immediate need to fill temporary positions in Kansas City, Missouri to assist with disaster recovery. FEMA is looking for qualified candidates for a variety of emergency management functions. Currently, posted positions include human resource specialists, emergency management specialists, and procurement specialists. More positions could be available soon. […]

(L to R) Allan Seidel, Delores Newton (Arthur “Arnie” Arneson’s sister), Evelyn Trickel and Delores Kuttler

NCMC Foundation honors donors and alumni

The North Central Missouri College Foundation held its inaugural Voyage Fund Pirates Ball on Saturday, February 23rd at the Red Barn Wedding Venue and Event Center in Trenton, Missouri.  During this event, donors to the Voyage Fund, the Foundation’s annual giving campaign, were recognized; the 2018 Lead Gift Contributor and the 2018 Class of Distinguished […]

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Researchers use UAVs to track insect dispersal patterns

In a paper to be released soon, researchers tell how they used drones to track migration patterns of pests. “This research will help us quickly determine habitat preference and dispersal patterns for newly detected invasive insect species,” says University of Missouri Extension field crops entomologist Kevin Rice. That information can help farmers decide how to […]