Cow and cattle herd

Five ways to help cows beat the summer heat

As summer temperatures rise, dairy animals benefit from heat abatement, says Joe Zulovich, a University of Missouri Extension specialist in livestock housing systems. Lactating cows face the most risk from heat, says Zulovich. Dry cows and pre-weaned calves also fare better with heat abatement systems in place. Heat abatement systems are economically beneficial for dairy […]

Susan Stull NCMC

NCMC Instructor Dr. Susan Stull selected to teach in China

North Central Missouri College Science Instructor, Dr. Susan Stull has been selected to teach Biology in China this summer to young scholars through the ONPS International Summer School program. (To learn more about ONPS, visit www.onpsummer.org). During her time, Dr. Stull will be teaching with a group of other higher education leaders selected to participate. […]

Preferred Family Healthcare

Former executives at Preferred Family Healthcare indicted for embezzlement and public corruption scheme

Two former executives of a Springfield, Mo.-based charity and an Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme that involved embezzlement, bribes and illegal campaign contributions for elected public officials in Missouri and Arkansas, announced U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison of the Western District […]