Antlered Deer in the forest

Watch for sudden deer movement on state roads through November

Cooler temperatures and longer nights mean more wildlife movement along and across state roads. The Missouri Department of Transportation reminds motorists to be prepared for the sudden appearance of wild animals such as deer and coyote on Missouri roadways during the fall. “Deer/vehicle collisions are at their peak from mid-October through the end of November,” […]

Drone or Unmanned Ariel Vehicle

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 […]


Winners of awards at Rock Barn area announced at the North Central Missouri Fair

Awards have been announced for the Rock Barn area of the North Central Missouri Fair. Several Ball-Kerr Fresh Preserving Awards were handed out to those in the adult division which include Loretta Ray, Marie Clark, Jacob Hall, Pam Johnston. Those receiving the preserving awards in the youth division included Elliana Gaunt and Katelyn Clark. The […]