Farm in Winter

Free farm labor guide helps farmers hire and keep the right workers

Like farm machinery and methods, hiring farmworkers has changed in recent years, says University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist Ryan Milhollin. MU Extension’s Missouri Farm Labor Guide can help. The guide, available for free download at extension.missouri.edu/p/M199, lets farmers know the right practices to identify, hire and retain the right workers. It explains ways to […]

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NCMC’s Megan Pester serves on higher education panel

North Central Missouri College Advising and Retention Director, Megan Pester recently served on a panel for the Missouri Department of Higher Education. Her expertise on NCMC’s participation in the pilot program, developing degree maps and pathways was presented at the Missouri Guided Pathways Summit on February 12 in Jefferson City, MO. Megan has been instrumental […]

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Two injured in crash south of Bethany

An accident south of Bethany Monday afternoon injured two people in two different vehicles. Sustaining moderate injuries were one driver, 48-year-old Janie Harding of Ridgeway, and a passenger in the other vehicle 41-year-old Angela Labee of Jameson. Both were transported by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. Ms. Labee was riding in a […]