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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 […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education agenda to include budget amendments

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will consider budget amendments and non-certified pay dates at its meeting Tuesday, September 11, 2018. The meeting will be held at the district office Tuesday evening at 5:30. The agenda also includes board of education goals, superintendent evaluation criteria, request for qualifications for architectural services, bus routes, and Missouri […]

Farm News

As meat supplies grow for export demand, trade and tariff doubts hurt on-farm prices

Large supplies of meat and dairy, possibly record-setting tons, are coming to U.S. consumers. For consumers, this can be good news with lower prices at grocery cases. For producers of beef, pork, chicken, and milk it doesn’t bode so well.  In a mid-year baseline update for livestock and dairy, University of Missouri economist Scott Brown […]

Cattle

In drought, byproduct feeds help cow herds on short pastures, hay

In the 2018 drought forages for cow herds are short. Without rain, pastures didn’t grow and stored hay for winter feeding fell short. But feed options are at hand that were not available before. This drought has more feed grains available at possibly lower prices, says Scott Brown, University of Missouri beef economist.  Missourians hard hit […]

Trenton High School

Trenton High School Homecoming candidates announced

The Trenton High School Homecoming candidates have been announced. Senior Queen candidates are Elle Neal, Carissa Brock, and Teresa Yoder. Senior King candidates are Nick Wattenbarger, Jaden Whitney, and Carson Radcliff. Junior attendants are Kendall Crowley and Jerrick Stotts with Sophomore attendants Chloe Harris and Beau (Bo) Ireland and Freshman attendants Shay Westerhoff and Trager […]