Cattle Grazing

University of Missouri Extension offers four-day tour for cattle producers

The University of Missouri Extension offers cattlemen a bus tour of cattle operations in Kansas and Oklahoma Aug. 6-9. MU Extension livestock specialist Patrick Davis said the tour offers an opportunity to learn to manage herds better to make them healthier and more profitable. Registration deadline is July 15. Tour stops include: • Neosho Valley […]

Ag Census

Ag census deadline extended to July 30

The deadline for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2017 Census of Agriculture has been extended to July 30. Forms can be returned by mail or securely submitted online. University of Missouri Extension economist Ryan Milhollin says federal, state and local governments, as well as agribusinesses, researchers, trade associations and others, use the data to serve […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Hearing set Thursday for Greitens’ attorney to argue against turning over documents from secretive group

A judge has scheduled a hearing for arguments from an attorney representing Eric Greitens about whether documents should be turned over to a special House committee.     Lawyer Catherine Hanaway will appear in Cole County Circuit Court Thursday at 1 p.m. to assert the committee no longer has authority to demand information from Greiten’s […]

Chillicothe Arts Coucil

Chillicothe Area Arts Council to hold performances during Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will hold performances during Chillicothe’s Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival weekend. The performances will be held at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center of Chillicothe as part of the Sliced Bread Day 90th Year Celebration July 7th and 8th. Arts Council Administrator Mary Lou VanDeventer tells that the Clint Campbell […]

Amaren Missouri

Ameren files application to build wind generation facilities in Schuyler and Adair Counties

The Missouri Public Service Commission has set an intervention deadline on Ameren Missouri’s request to construct a wind generation facility. Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, and operate a wind generation facility in Schuyler […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

Grundy Electric Website

GEC Foundation awards $6,461 in grants to area organizations

The Trustees of the GEC Community Foundation, Inc. met April 13, 2018, and awarded 14 grants totaling $6,461. All grants are funded by member donations called Operation Round Up where members voluntarily round up their utility bills each month to fund grants to eligible entities. Education grants were awarded to Grundy County R-V School District, Humphreys; Trenton […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol extends testing process for next recruitment class

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has extended the testing process for its 106th Recruit Class with the application deadline of April 26, 2018.  Testing for prospective troopers will be administered in the following areas: Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO ─ Tentatively scheduled for 04/27/2018 Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO ─ April 18, 2018 Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO ─ To be determined […]


USDA ag census forms due February 5th

Forms for the 2017 U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Census of Agriculture are due Feb. 5. University of Missouri Extension economists urges farmers to complete the census. It can be returned by mail or securely submitted online at MU Extension economist Ryan Milhollin says federal, state and local governments as well as agribusinesses, researchers, trade […]

Environmental Protection Agency EPA

EPA extends deadline for poultry and livestock facilities

University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist Teng Lim advises poultry and livestock producers to be aware of an approaching deadline that could affect their operations. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) extended its deadline to Jan. 22 for producers to notify public agencies if their poultry and livestock facilities emit (air release) more than 100 […]

Farm Service Agency

Deadline to submit ballots for FSA County Committee election approaching

Missouri Farm Service Agency Executive Director Richard Fordyce reminds farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural producers that the deadline to submit ballots for FSA County Committee elections is next week. Eligible voters must return ballots to their local FSA offices by Monday to ensure their vote is counted. Ballots returned by mail must be postmarked no […]

Green Hills Recreation Association

Green Hills Recreation Association to distribute applications for youth basketball league

The Green Hills Recreation Association will distribute registration forms for its youth recreation basketball league to area schools this week. The league is open to children from age four to sixth grade and consists of boys and girls teams from the communities in the Green Hills region. Boys and girls residing in Grundy County will […]

Pearls of Production

Deadline nears for women in agriculture conference

The deadline for early registration for Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture is nearing. The early-registration discount ends after Oct. 13, said Marcia Shannon, University of Missouri Extension swine specialist and organizer of the fifth annual event, Nov. 3-4. Shannon said the workshop offers women in livestock agriculture an opportunity to learn from other women […]

Leadership Northwest Missouri

Leadership Northwest Missouri application deadline is December 1

Leadership Northwest Missouri is looking to fill its 2018 class which includes eight days over a seven-month period. Often, seminars offer tips on leadership and networking, however, Leadership Northwest Missouri is different. It provides a localized experience, offering leadership training, education on hot topics in the region, and access to a well-connected network of contacts. The […]

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NCRS)

Natural Resources Conservation Service: November 17 application deadline for financial assistance

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced November 17 as the cut-off date to apply for the fiscal year 2018 funds through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). EQIP allows farmers, ranchers, forest land managers and landowners to conserve natural resources by making available financial assistance to improve soil, water, air, […]

Farm Service Agency

Farm Service Agency candidate nominations deadline is August 1

The deadline to nominate candidates to serve on local Farm Service Agency county committees is approaching. U. S. Department of Agriculture FSA Acting Executive Director for Missouri Kimberly Viers reminds farmers and ranchers that they can nominate eligible candidates until August 1st. Eligible nominees must participate or cooperate in an agency administered program and reside […]