Ayers Family on Horses

Three generations of family build a beef business at Ayers Stock Farm in Green City

Ayers Stock Farm in Green City, Mo., has spent three generations in the rolling hills of northern Missouri building a beef business driven on horseback. Rick Ayers has been involved in his family’s livestock farm since 1967 and his wife, Jonna Ayers, joined the family farm while both were teaching agriculture education at the local […]

Harbor Freight Tools For Schools

Three Missouri high school teachers among semifinalists for 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools prize

Three Missouri high school skilled trades teachers are among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who were named today as semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. They and their skilled trades programs are in the running for a share of $1 million in total cash […]

Workshop

Workshop on waterfowl hunting and duck decoy carving to be held in Kirksville

The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a workshop on waterfowl hunting and duck decoy carving in Kirksville next month. Anyone at least 12 years old can attend and learn about duck identification, ecology, and decoy history at the Northeast Regional Office the nights of November 5th and 6th from 5:30 to 8:30. Participants will […]

Mid-America Music Festival 2018

Mid-America Music Festival announces lineup of performers for 2018 event

Organizers have announced that a band formed in Jefferson City will perform at the Mid-America Music Festival. Shaman’s Harvest will open for Black Stone Cherry at the festival at the Black Silo Winery of Trenton July 27th. The band has performed with multiple major artists and performed at multiple major festivals. Shaman’s Harvest released its […]

Students transplant Marigolds

First-grade students from Dewey School attend Litton Agriculture Campus

First-grade students from Dewey Elementary School recently attended the Litton Agriculture Campus and learned about plants in class and got their hands dirty. The outing was made possible by the Litton Crusaders program sponsored by the Jerry Litton Family Memorial Foundation. Students got the opportunity walk around the farm, then take back to school the […]