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USDA announces $16M funding opportunity to support socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced up to $16 million in available funding to help socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers own and operate successful farms. Funding is made through the USDA’s Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program (also known as the 2501 Program). […]

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 […]

Crop Conference

Certified Crop Adviser Conferences set for January, 2019

The Tri-State Beef and Certified Crop Adviser conferences are coming up in January. Community Engagement Specialist in Community and Economic Development Meridith Berry of Grundy County says Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska are involved in the Three State Beef Conference. In Missouri, it will be at the Andrew County Youth Building in Savannah the evening of […]