Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson

Missouri requests joint Federal, State, and local damage assessments in preparation for 2nd Federal Disaster Declaration

Governor Mike Parson has announced Missouri has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) participate in joint Preliminary Damage Assessments across a total of 56 counties – almost half the 114 counties in the state – in response to tornadoes, severe storms, and worsening flooding. The joint teams will survey the damage that began with […]

Large bale of hay

Baling wet hay becomes hot news

High-moisture grass baled above 24% moisture can cause spontaneous combustion. Overheated bales can burn down a hay barn. Craig Roberts, University of Missouri forage specialist, said frequent rains this year help grass growth, but it’s been bad for making hay. He’s part of the team on a weekly MU Extension teleconference between state and regional […]

2019 FFA officer training at NCMC

North Central Missouri College hosts FFA officer training

The Missouri FFA Association conducted officer training workshops on the North Central Missouri College campus in Trenton on Wednesday, May 29th.  Approximately 200 Chapter FFA officers and advisors from high schools across northwest Missouri participated in the workshops.  LEAD workshops are held at eight sites throughout Missouri with more than 1,200 chapter officers expected to […]