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Customers of KCP&L to see reduction In electric rates

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved applications filed by Kansas City Power and Light Company and its Greater Missouri Operations Company to adjust the demand side investment mechanism charge on customer bills. The charge appears as a separate line item on bills and allows KCP&L and GMO to recover demand-side management program costs and […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen accept bids

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted a bid for electric poles at a meeting Monday evening. A bid for southern yellow pine poles was accepted from Arkansas Electric Cooperative for $10,899 with confirmation of grant money from Missouri Public Energy Pool. Other submitted bids were from Boarder States for $10,995.75 and Bridgewell for $11,029.95. The […]

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 […]

Recycle

North Missouri Solid Waste Management planner addresses Trenton City Council’s vote against recycling

North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B Planner Ann Hamilton has written a letter urging the Trenton City Council to reconsider its recent decision concerning the city’s curbside recycling program. The city council last week voted six to one against continuing curbside recycling. Hamilton says Hope Haven Industries provided the Solid Waste Management District […]

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KCP&L customers to see slight drop in monthly bills starting December 1st

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an application filed by Kansas City Power and Light Greater Missouri Operations Company to adjust its Renewable Energy Standard Rate Adjustment Mechanism charge. The Renewable Energy Standard Rate Adjustment Mechanism charge currently appears as a separate item on customers’ monthly electric bills. It is designed to recover costs […]