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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 […]

Breastfeeding

Andrew County recognized as model program for their exemplary support of breastfeeding mothers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded Andrew County, Missouri, with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Loving Support Award of Excellence for exemplary efforts in supporting breastfeeding WIC mothers. These awards were part of USDA’s National WIC Breastfeeding Week, celebrated August 1-7. Breastfeeding provides countless benefits to both babies and […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

USDA implements measures to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by COVID-19

USDA Rural Development has taken a number of immediate actions to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Rural Development will keep customers, partners, and stakeholders updated as more actions are taken to better serve rural America. Rural Housing Service Single-Family Housing Effective March 19, borrowers with USDA single-family housing Direct […]

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Trenton FFA Chapter to participate in National FFA Week with a variety of activities

The Trenton FFA Chapter will participate in several events during National FFA Week next week. Members will meet for breakfast at the First Baptist Church Sunday morning at 8:15. Pictures will follow. Members are asked to wear official dress for the church service at 9:30. Senior FFA officers will be on KTTN’s Open Line Monday […]

Chillicothe FFA Greenhand Initiation 2019

Chillicothe FFA chapter holds Greenhand Initiation Ceremony

Earlier in the month of October, sixty-six Greenhands of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter attended the Area II Greenhand Initiation ceremony in Gallatin. The Area II officer team, which was led by President, Rachel Holt of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter, conducted the initiation. During the initiation, the Greenhands listened to the 2019 Area Creed speaker, Rebecca […]

Sex Trafficking

FBI’s “Operation Independence Day” identifies over 100 child victims and 67 sex traffickers

This week the Department of Justice announced the nationwide recovery or identification of 103 child victims and the arrest of 67 sex traffickers through the FBI-led Operation Independence Day. This initiative was a month-long coordinated law enforcement effort, focused on the recovery of child sex trafficking victims and providing them with the assistance they needed. […]

Chillicothe FFA Greenhands 2017

Chillicothe FFA Greenhands attend initiation ceremony

Greenhands of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter recently attended the Area II Greenhand Initiation ceremony in Gallatin. The Area II officer team, which includes Reporter, Claire Shipp of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter, conducted the initiation. During the initiation, the Greenhands listened to the 2016 Area Creed speaker, Rachel Holt of Chillicothe, recite the creed, watched a […]