HYPE Academy at North Central Missouri College

Missouri high school seniors complete annual “Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence” academy

Twenty-nine high school seniors from across Missouri completed the second annual Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence (HYPE) FFA Academy June 28-30, in Trenton, Mo. The three-day academy is designed to inform and empower agriculture students to effectively engage in today’s issues. It was sponsored by the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and held at North Central […]

Samantha Gibson, Missouri FFA LEAD Facilitator, welcomes FFA Officer’s to the training conference.

North Central Missouri College Hosts FFA Officer Training

The Missouri FFA Association conducted Officer Training workshops on the North Central Missouri College campus in Trenton on Wednesday, June 1.  Approximately 240 Chapter FFA Officers and Advisors from high schools across northwest Missouri participated in the workshops. A meal was also provided by the NCMC AG Club with the help of a donation of […]


North Harrison FFA Livestock Show today at Eagleville

Eagleville is the location today for what’s likely to be the first of several livestock shows this summer. The North Harrison FFA Livestock Show is scheduled for the community youth building. Many types of livestock are expected. Here’s the schedule with registrations and weigh-ins prior to each judging category. There’s a five dollar fee per head. Sheep Show 9 am […]

FCS Farm Credit Services

FCS Financial awards grants to area 4H/FFA chapters

FCS Financial is recognizing fifty 4-H clubs and FFA chapters with $500 grants for submitting Shaping Rural Missouri grant applications. Two grants are for groups from this area: Newtown Community 4-H Club (Sullivan County) – Ballpark & Community Center Renovations Carroll County 4-H Club & Carrollton FFA Chapter (Carroll County) – Sun Blocker Flat Top Shade Cloth […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]

THS student ranks #1 at state FFA convention; accolades and honors many for north Missouri attendees

Trenton High School student Katerina Black was the number one ranked  individual in the state during meat judging competition at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. Her team from Trenton high school finished in second place, just 30 points behind the top ranked meats judging team from Tipton. Other members of the 2nd place meats team […]

Show stock clinic for 4-H and FFA Exhibitors to be held April 9th in Milan

Show stock clinic for 4-H and FFA Exhibitors to be held April 9th in Milan

MILAN, Mo. –University of Missouri Extension in Sullivan County hosts a Show Stock Clinic for 4-H and FFA livestock exhibitors and their parents on April 9. The clinic is open to exhibitors in any county and covers beef, bucket calves, market goats, market lambs and market hogs. “Participants will learn about selection, handling, feeding, grooming, […]