Dicamba

Missouri Department of Agriculture issues statement on Dicamba products for the 2019 growing season

the Missouri Department of Agriculture announced it will not pursue Special Local Needs (24c) labels for the use of Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax for the 2019 growing season. This announcement follows the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to extend the registration of these three Dicamba products for another two years with additional safeguards. The Missouri […]

Prison inmates doing paperwork

Missouri holds 13th annual Prison Reentry Conference

When Missouri hosted its first conference to address how to ease societal impacts when people get out of prison, about 40 people attended. This week, more than 600 people are on hand for the 13th annual, sold-out event.  Conference founder Wendell Kimbrough is the chief executive officer with the Area Resources for Community and Human Services, […]

Ministerial Alliance

Trenton Ministerial Alliance offers financial assistance to both residents and non-residents

The Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance has a Transient/Benevolence Ministry available for individuals visiting the community. Steve Merrin with the Ministerial Alliance says one of the alliance’s major components is service, which involves reaching out and helping those in need. He explains money is set aside within the alliance’s budget for the ministry and is one […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department receives grant

The Chillicothe Police Department recently received a Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association grant. The police department reports the grant for almost $10,000 was used for some upgrades within the department, including purchasing body camera upgrades, a surveillance system, an automated external defibrillator, and an in-car camera. The MIRMA grant was one of several the Chillicothe […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

North Central Missouri College waiving application fees until end of November

The admissions department at North Central Missouri College has announced: “No-Fee November” for the remainder of the month. Future students may submit their NCMC application free of charge for the following upcoming terms: Spring 2019, Summer 2019, or Fall 2019. Those interested in applying during “No Fee November” simply need to email the admissions department for […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

Programs offer assistance to farmers from natural disasters

The United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Brent Hampy reminds producers who experienced losses from natural disasters during the 2017 and 2018 calendar years that they may be eligible for assistance through several programs. One of those is the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program, which provides […]