Farm Field

Funding available to farmers interested in installing edge-of-field monitoring stations

The USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service is making $2 million available to interested farmers to help install voluntary edge-of-field monitoring stations on agricultural land in five states, including Missouri.  “Edge-of-field water quality monitoring provides quantifiable data that supports voluntary-based conservation efforts aimed at reducing the movement of sediment and nutrients off Missouri farms,” State Conservationist […]

Preferred Family Healthcare

Former executives at Preferred Family Healthcare indicted for embezzlement and public corruption scheme

Two former executives of a Springfield, Mo.-based charity and an Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme that involved embezzlement, bribes and illegal campaign contributions for elected public officials in Missouri and Arkansas, announced U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison of the Western District […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Website

Missouri Highway Patrol now accepting applications

The Highway Patrol is accepting applications for the 109th Recruit Class which is set to start January 6, 2020. Testing in Troop H will be held March 30, 2019, at Troop H Headquarters, 3525 North Belt, St. Joseph, Missouri. Applicants must meet the minimum requirements to apply. To review the requirements and apply online applicants […]

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Missouri Natural Resources Conservation Service sets April 15 application deadline to apply for easements

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has set an April 15 deadline to apply for wetland and agricultural land easements in Missouri. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to help private landowners, tribes, land trusts and other groups protect valuable lands through easements. The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program focuses on restoring and protecting wetlands as […]

Dr. Jane Greer

Livingston County Library to feature Dr. Jane Greer on Tuesday, March 12th

March is Women’s History Month and the Livingston County Library will be celebrating with a presentation by Dr. Jane Greer entitled, “Women’s Work, Women’s Words: Understanding Rural Literacies and Labors through Farm Women’s Memoirs.”  Dr. Greer is a member of the inaugural class of the University of Missouri System’s Presidential Engagement Fellows.  She is Professor of […]