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Chillicothe resident receives Master Conservationist Award

A Chillicothe resident received a Master Conservationist Award at the Missouri Conservation Commission’s meeting in Jefferson City Friday, September 4th. Jeff Churan was the 62nd recipient of the award from the commission and Missouri Department of Conservation. The Master Conservationist Award honors living or deceased citizen conservationists, former MDC commissioners, and employees of conservation-related agencies, […]

College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Agricultural research centers moving forward with mostly virtual field days

Following discussions with local health departments and advisory boards, all educational field days offered by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) Agricultural Research Centers, except one, will be hosted virtually this year. The Graves-Chapple Research Center, located near Rock Port, Mo., is the only Research Center that will host […]

Finance

Natural Resources Conservation Service announces March 30th application deadline for financial assistance

The Missouri USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced March 30th as the cut-off date to apply for Fiscal Year 2020 funds through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) and the Regional Conservation Partnership Program -Environmental Quality Incentive Program (RCPP-EQIP). EQIP allows farmers, ranchers, forestland managers, and landowners an opportunity to conserve natural resources by […]

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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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Useful USDA resources available for farmers hurt by 2018, 2019 disasters

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). Signup for this U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) program began Sept. 11, 2019. “U.S. agriculture has been dealt a hefty […]

Carey Portell

‘Stronger Than Yesterday’ blogger to speak at Pearls of Production event for women

Beef producer Carey Portell will tell women at Pearls of Production how she survived and thrived after a car accident nearly took her life almost nine years ago. The seventh annual event for women in production agriculture runs Nov. 1-2 in Columbia. Pearls of Production provides hands-on training and leadership opportunities for women in livestock […]

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Career Development Events results from Day 2 at Missouri FFA Convention

Among results involving area teams in the second day of career development events during the Missouri FFA Convention, Trenton FFA teams placed fifth in both ag sales and meats judging. For ag sales, Chillicothe was sixth and Gallatin eighth. For meats, Princeton was 16th. In dairy cattle judging, North Harrison of Eagleville placed fifth; Princeton […]

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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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Results announced from Wednesday FFA Career Development Events competition

Trenton FFA had two top-ranked teams, Princeton and Gilman City had one in Wednesday’s Career Development Events for northwest Missouri schools. Among results from the second day of district competition, Trenton captured first place in ag sales and in meats judging. Princeton took first place in dairy cattle. Gilman City won first at district in […]

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Winners announced in FFA judging competition on NCMC campus

FFA judging teams from Trenton, Grundy R-5, Milan, North Harrison, and Cameron from this area captured first place honors yesterday when various ag contests were held at North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Those top placings include Trenton in meats, Grundy R-5 in farm management, Milan in FFA knowledge, North Harrison of Eagleville in agronomy, […]

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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 […]