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USDA announces $16M funding opportunity to support socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced up to $16 million in available funding to help socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers own and operate successful farms. Funding is made through the USDA’s Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program (also known as the 2501 Program). […]

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North Central Missouri College selected to participate in college-level “mathematics pathways” initiative

Students at North Central Missouri College along with eight other universities and community colleges in Missouri will soon receive expanded options for mathematics courses that are more aligned to their intended majors. A new initiative, led by the Missouri Department of Higher Education in collaboration with the Charles A. Dana Center at The University of […]

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Audio: ACT scores show Missouri students continue to slip; 22% of 2018 class is ready for college

Missouri students continue to slip in how prepared they are for college. Pat Curtis with Missourinet files this report.     Missouri’s 2018 graduating class earned an average composite score of 20 out of a possible 36 on their ACT test. The exam is used to help determine how prepared students are for college. According […]

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Missouri Vegetable Growers Association to hold tour in Adair County

The Missouri Vegetable Growers Association State Vegetable Tour will be held in southwest Adair County later this month. The August 25th tour will stop at the Green Valley Farm, Winigan Community Center, and Winigan Farms. Participants wanting to carpool can meet at the Adair County Extension Center in Kirksville that morning at 10 o’clock. Those […]