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KCP&L customers to see slight drop in monthly bills starting December 1st

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an application filed by Kansas City Power and Light Greater Missouri Operations Company to adjust its Renewable Energy Standard Rate Adjustment Mechanism charge. The Renewable Energy Standard Rate Adjustment Mechanism charge currently appears as a separate item on customers’ monthly electric bills. It is designed to recover costs […]

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KCP&L to reduce electric rates for Missouri customers

The Missouri Public Service Commission unanimously approved agreements reached by parties in electric rate cases filed by Kansas City Power and Light Company and its Greater Missouri Operations Company that reduce annual electric operating revenues of the companies. The operating revenues will be reduced by about 21 million dollars for KCP&L and about 24 million […]

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MU Extension produces short videos on CAFOs

The University of Missouri Extension recently rolled out an educational program to give the public science-based information about Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, otherwise known as CAFOs. The program includes a webpage and a series of five-minute videos, says Teng Lim, MU Extension agricultural engineer. “MU Extension faculty often respond to great, but similar, questions in rural […]

Access II Awarded $500 Grant from Summit Natural Gas

Access II Independent Living Center in Gallatin awarded grant from Summit Natural Gas

Access II Independent Living Center in Gallatin, Mo, a non-profit organization that serves individuals with disabilities of all ages, was awarded at $500 grant from Summit Natural Gas to purchase durable medical equipment to increase wellness in the communities they serve. Access II has purchased 10 automated blood pressure monitors and 400, 7-day pill organizers […]

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USDA to implement regulatory reforms to increase access to capital; Local listening session to be held at Lake Ozark

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is hosting listening sessions to solicit feedback on a plan to increase access to capital in rural areas by streamlining regulations for four Rural Development loan guarantee programs. “At USDA, we know that for many rural communities the regulations that govern our […]

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MU researchers looking to see if intercropping Sunn Hemp can provide Summer forage

Harley Naumann, an assistant professor in the Division of Plant Sciences, has a research and teaching appointment in forage physiology. His research focuses on understanding the critical physiological components of warm- and cool-season forages that lead to improved forage-livestock production systems. Naumann has been working with a unique forage since he arrived at Mizzou in […]