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Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship applications now available

The Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship application for Missouri High School seniors graduating in 2020 is now available. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by Feb. 4, 2020. Applicants must submit an original copy of their application and three additional copies. These scholarships are possible thanks to the […]

Gene Cowherd is one of three Barry County producers working with MU Extension agronomist Tim Schnakenberg to establish warm-season grasses through the NRCS + MU Grasslands Project.

Southwest Missouri producer sees success in first-year warm-season crop

The sea of native warm-season grass on Gene Cowherd’s Barry County farm is a reminder of a time when buffalo grazed tall prairie grasses. Cowherd’s first-year grasses stand more than 6 feet high with thick, green undergrowth. The grasses are part of a diverse grazing system that also includes alfalfa, Bermuda grass, orchardgrass, red clover, […]

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Missouri Finish Line Grant helps individuals complete their degree

North Central Missouri College, in partnership with the Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation), is offering individuals the chance to participate in the Finish Line Degree Completion Grant. The Finish Line Grant is designed to assist Missouri residents who have left college before completing a degree and are prevented from re-enrolling due to a past financial […]

Houston Family-- NCMC Family of the Year 2019

North Central Missouri College Announces Family of the Year

The North Central Missouri College Student Senate has announced the NCMC Family of the Year, who will be recognized on January 22, 2020, during Homecoming and Alumni Appreciation Day activities at the Ketcham Community Center.  The 2019-2020 NCMC Family of the Year is the Houston family of Birmingham, Alabama.  Demetrius and Arnetra Houston were nominated […]

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NCMC to offer new course: Introduction to Acrylic Painting

North Central Missouri College will soon be offering a continuing education course Introduction to Acrylic Painting instructed by artist Ally Ockenfels.  The instructor, Ally Ockenfels, will introduce participants to various techniques such as gridding, batiking, painting in perspective, and more. Each week participants will create one work that incorporates these techniques, totaling four paintings made […]

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Presentation on ways computers can assist farm operations to be held at conference in Osage Beach

The list of topics at the Computers on the Farm conference continues to grow as more farm users enroll. The annual get-together at the Lake of the Ozarks aims to help all users interested in on-farm applications, says University of Missouri Extension specialist Kent Shannon. Registration is still open for the January 17 and 18th […]

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Annual Greenhand Conference to be held on campus of NCMC in Trenton

The annual Greenhand Motivational Conference for Area 2 FFA Chapters will be hosted by North Central Missouri College in Trenton on Wednesday, January 8th. The Conference is co-sponsored by NCMC and MFA Incorporated. Thirty area high schools are expected to bring approximately 400 agriculture students to meet state FFA officers and learn more about the […]

Putnam County Student of the month for December

Putnam County School District announces Career and Technical Ed Student of the Month

The Putnam County R-1 School District recently recognized Mason Pearson as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for December 2019. The acknowledgment included the presentation of a certificate, a CTE Student of the Month shirt, and the addition of his name to the 2019-2020 CTE Student of the Month awards plaque which […]

Chillicothe Students part of FFA Courtesy Corps

Students from Chillicothe FFA Chapter part of National FFA Courtesy Corps

The 92nd National FFA Convention included everything from arena stage events to the Day of Service and workshops for nearly 65,000 attendees. It takes many volunteers to help make a convention of this magnitude a positive experience for all of its guests. This year approximately 900 FFA members, including students from the Chillicothe FFA Chapter, […]