Tax Form

Despite government shutdown, IRS confirms tax filing season to begin January 28

Despite the government shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service today confirmed that it will process tax returns beginning January 28, 2019, and provide refunds to taxpayers as scheduled. “We are committed to ensuring that taxpayers receive their refunds notwithstanding the government shutdown. I appreciate the hard work of the employees and their commitment to the taxpayers […]

Duane Daily From Mercer County

Mercer County native wins Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award

A Mercer County native has won the Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium. University of Missouri Extension writer Duane Dailey of Columbia received the award, which honors an educator making significant contributions to agriculture in northeastern Missouri. Dailey says he “taught through the media” for 57 years and writes science stories […]

Feeding cattle (cows, livestock)

Feeding corn to cows replaces hay, but care is needed when adding starch to diets

Wintering cows in a year with bad hay or shortages of hay proves challenging to beef farmers with the prolonged drought last summer upsetting haymaking plans. Beef nutritionist Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension, answered farmers’ questions December 2nd at the Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville.  His topic: “Winter Feeding With Expensive Hay.”  Less hay can […]

NCMC Teacher Education students (L to R) Cole Little, Chasidy Finney, and Nesa Leeper recently attended the Student Missouri State Teachers Association leadership meeting in Columbia, Missouri.

NCMC students attend statewide student MSTA leadership meeting

NCMC Students Cole Little, Chasidy Finney, and Nesa Leeper recently attended the Student Missouri State Teachers Association (SMSTA) state leadership meeting in Columbia, Missouri. Over 100 students from twelve colleges and universities attended the meeting. “This was a fantastic opportunity for our NCMC students,” said Cassie Cordray, NCMC Teacher Education Instructor. “They were exposed to […]