Drought

Extreme drought conditions persist despite recent rainfall

Drought conditions have improved but still persist despite recent rains. Extreme drought conditions are noted in portions of 15 counties. But none of them are in the worst category which is exceptional. Just six percent of the state is experiencing extreme drought conditions. That compares to 13 percent in the same category last week. Parts of […]

Leadership Online Today Website

MU Extension offers innovative online leadership program

The University of Missouri Extension has developed an innovative online program with the focus on building better leaders. The 11-week course runs Jan. 21-April 8, 2019. Leadership Online for Today (LOFT) is an interactive course that allows participants to improve communication skills, build relationships and networks, and develop a collaborative project to benefit a community […]

Senator Dan Hegeman

Hegeman endorsed by Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri Farm Bureau’s Northern Regional Endorsement Committee has endorsed Dan Hegeman for reelection in Missouri’s 12th State Senate District. Trustees interviewed on September 5 in Cameron and voted unanimously to endorse Hegeman’s candidacy. “As a family farmer, Senator Hegeman knows our issues and has a long history of working with Farm Bureau.  He supports us […]

Sunn Hemp Research

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 […]

NCMC Barton Farm Campus

Open House at Barton Farm Campus set for September, 19

An open house for the North Central Missouri College Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm Campus will be held Wednesday, September 19, 2018, beginning at 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Barton Campus. The event will begin with an opening ceremony at the Hoffman-Robbins Shelter House honoring donors followed by refreshments, student demonstrations, and farm […]

Audio: New report ranks Missouri 26th in overall child well-being

(Missourinet) – A new report ranks Missouri 26th in overall child well-being. Alisa Nelson with Missourinet files this report.     The 2018 Kids Count Data Book from a national child welfare organization shows Missouri has slightly improved in most areas from the previous analysis. The evaluation from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks Missouri […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department conducts safety enforcement operation

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department recently conducted an enforcement effort on Highways 36 and 65 as well as Highway 190 with funding for the operation provided by Missouri Traffic Safety and DWI Overtime Grants. Deputies were assigned to focus on motorists exhibiting signs of aggressive or careless driving, excessive speeding, drunk-drugged driving, and other hazardous […]