Main Street Chillicothe

Piccadilly Gala set for March 14th in Chillicothe

Planning is underway for the 10th annual Piccadilly Ladies Night Out Auction & Gala.  Main Street Chillicothe and the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce will host the fundraiser and would like for your business to get involved. The Piccadilly Gala will be held on Thursday, March 14th and the ticket sales kickoff will be at […]

Cover Crop Mobile App Screen Shot

Cover crop field guide available as mobile app

The Midwest Cover Crops Council’s popular field guide is available as a mobile app for smartphones and tablets. The Midwest Cover Crops Field Scout app lets farmers, crop advisers and conservation professionals access cover crop information on mobile devices, said Charles Ellis, University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist and MCCC board member. “The app […]

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year. “Our goal is to provide a venue that delivers recreational, social, educational, and cultural opportunities for Sullivan County families,” […]

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 […]

NCMC Teacher Education students (L to R) Cole Little, Chasidy Finney, and Nesa Leeper recently attended the Student Missouri State Teachers Association leadership meeting in Columbia, Missouri.

NCMC students attend statewide student MSTA leadership meeting

NCMC Students Cole Little, Chasidy Finney, and Nesa Leeper recently attended the Student Missouri State Teachers Association (SMSTA) state leadership meeting in Columbia, Missouri. Over 100 students from twelve colleges and universities attended the meeting. “This was a fantastic opportunity for our NCMC students,” said Cassie Cordray, NCMC Teacher Education Instructor. “They were exposed to […]