Missouri State Fair 2021

Missouri State Fair now accepting entries for livestock and competitive exhibits

Entries are now being accepted online for all State Fair livestock shows and competitive exhibits. Complete rules and regulations for all shows and contests are available in the online Premium Guide.  All entrants must complete the vendor input form to receive premium payment(s). Most shows and competitions have entry deadlines. Important competition updates are available […]

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USDA announces funding available to assist socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency announces the availability of $2 million to establish partnerships with organizations to provide outreach and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. The funding was made possible by USDA’s new Pandemic Assistance for Producers initiative, an effort to distribute resources more broadly and to put greater […]

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North Central Missouri College hosts Northwest District Agriculture Career Development Events for high school FFA

Northwest District Agriculture Career Development Events for high school FFA students were recently held at North Central Missouri College. The Barton Farm and Ag Department hosted the events on five separate days in March to allow students to compete in person and adhere to Coronavirus protocols. Teams that qualified for state competition include: Ag Mechanics, […]

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Missouri Department of Agriculture announces grants for Missouri specialty crop producers

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is now accepting proposals for anticipated funding through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Interested individuals, community organizations, and research institutions working to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops in Missouri should submit their application by March 8, 2021. “Specialty Crop Grants are one of the many financial assistance options […]

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NCMC agriculture students participate in state conference

Five agriculture students from North Central Missouri College participated in the Missouri Postsecondary Agriculture Student Organization State Conference November 10-12 in Linn, Missouri. Approximately 100 students, advisors, and guests from seven Missouri community colleges and universities participated in the conference. The NCMC group had the opportunity to travel to the old Missouri State Penitentiary in […]

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Grand River Garden Club to sponsor the Floriculture Show at the North Central Missouri Fair

The Grand River Garden Club will sponsor the Floriculture Show at the North Central Missouri Fair. Gardeners can submit entries at the Trenton Rock Barn the morning of August 1st from 8:30 to 10:30. Categories include container grown, roses, annuals, perennials, bulbs and tubers, shrubs and vines, herbs, grasses, and design. Chairperson Dorothy Taul says […]

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Trenton FFA sending four teams to Missouri FFA Convention; Other area schools also qualify

The Trenton FFA Chapter will be represented by four contest teams at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia April 25th through 27th. The teams qualified for state due to their high rankings this week during the Northwest Missouri district competitions. In review, Trenton FFA had a team win first place in judging of meats and […]

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Agriculture Contests to be held on North Central Missouri College campus

More than 70 area high schools with an estimated 1,650 agriculture students are pre-registered to be on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton this Thursday, March 21st for the annual NCMC Ag Club Contests.  The event is held in cooperation with Area 2 FFA Association Agriculture Instructors.  Students will be practicing their […]