Missouri Corn Website

National corn yield contest launches today

Today, May 6, 2019, is opening day for the National Corn Growers Association’s National Corn Yield Contest (NCYC).  Baseball and growing record corn yields may have little in common on the surface, but both feature intense competition, months of preparation and good old-fashioned hard work. Farmers have from today, May 6, through Sunday, July 31, […]

FCCLA and STAR

Trenton students grab gold ratings at STAR state conference

Eight Trenton Middle School entries and two Trenton High School entries received gold in STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Event competitions at the annual Missouri Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference at Osage Beach this week. Trenton Middle School entries receiving a gold rating and national rating in the STAR […]

FFA

Area teams take part in Schuyler County Truman FFA event

FFA judging teams from Green City and Putnam County at Unionville captured two first-place events during the Schuyler County Truman FFA contests held Monday. Schools with one first-place winning team include Newtown-Harris, Milan, and Brookfield. The Green City team took first place in farm management and FFA knowledge. Putnam County FFA teams placed first in […]

FFA

Area FFA teams do well in judging event at Savannah

Princeton had three FFA judging teams win first place and another took second in various categories during career development events Monday in Savannah. Princeton won first place in horses, livestock, and dairy cattle; second in meats judging, and other teams finished fourth both in poultry and the FFA knowledge event.  Among other first place FFA teams […]

Digital Photography Photo

Missouri Department of Agriculture opens entries for annual “Focus on Missouri Agriculture” photo contest

The Missouri Department of Agriculture today launched the 10th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest, asking Missourians to share the unique stories and images of agriculture through photographs. The contest, which runs through June 14, is an opportunity for amateur photographers across the state to submit their best images of Missouri agriculture. That image […]

FCCLA and STAR

Trenton qualifies eight for state STAR events competition

Trenton has qualified eight entries for STAR events competition on the state level in March. Results have been announced following the regional STAR events held Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Chillicothe. STAR is an acronym for students taking action with recognition. It’s one of the programs for students in the school organization: Family, Career, […]