Audio: Missouri’s governor signs deal with newly formed organization aimed at boosting the state’s sluggish vaccination rate.

Governor Mike Parson’s administration has signed a deal with a newly formed organization aimed at boosting Missouri’s stagnant COVID-19 vaccination rate.     The $2.5 million contract with the Missouri Immunization Coalition is the latest attempt by the administration to jumpstart vaccinations in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The hiring of […]

Ag Club Officers

North Central Missouri College Ag Club elects officers for 2021-2022

The North Central Missouri College AG Club/PAS chapter has elected officers for the 2021-22 school year. Elected to offices are. President: Abby Dobbins; Brunswick, MO Secretary: Taylor Hileman; Grain Valley, MO 1st VP: Bryce Wolf; Mooresville, MO VP – Recruiting: Makayla Eads; Lathrop, MO VP – Activities: Jamie Mathis; Lawson, MO Student Representative: Jared Meisberger; […]

Weather Equipment at NCMC Barton Farm Campus

New weather station launched at Barton Farm Campus in Partnership with NCMC and University of Missouri Extension

A collaboration between the University of Missouri and North Central Missouri College has resulted in a new weather station at NCMC’s Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm at Trenton. Phil and Chris Hoffman retired owners of the Hoffman & Reed grain elevator in Trenton, began the movement for the weather station after attending the annual Crop […]

NCMC PAS 2021 President and Vice President Neill and Dobbins

NCMC agriculture students participate in state conference; elected PAS President and Vice President

Eight agriculture students from North Central Missouri College participated in the Missouri Postsecondary Agriculture Student Organization (PAS) State Conference November 9-11, 2020. The conference was hosted virtually by State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Over 100 students from seven Missouri community colleges and universities participated in the conference. Calvin Basham, an NCMC student, concluded […]

Missouri FFA Jacket with emblem

Area students are winners in FFA proficiency categories; finalists for proficiency awards

Two FFA members in Mercer County are national finalists this year for proficiency awards. Others from chapters at Trenton and Gallatin are listed as winners of medals in their proficiency areas. Brylee Williams of the Princeton FFA Chapter is among four finalists across the country for a national award in swine production entrepreneurship. Zach Main […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

North Central Missouri College to offer Agriculture Operations Technology Certificate

North Central Missouri College will offer a new certificate option beginning this fall for students interested in pursuing an agribusiness career. MFA Incorporated endorses the one-year Agriculture Operations Technology Certificate. The certificate will allow students an opportunity for an apprenticeship and full-time employment with MFA. With the Agriculture Operations Technology Certificate, students will receive instruction […]

NCMC Shooting Sports November 1019

NCMC Shooting Sports Club wraps up Fall season against Northwest Missouri State University

The Shooting Sports Club at North Central Missouri College wrapped up its fall season by hosting a trap shoot competition at the Trenton Trap & Skeet Range against Northwest Missouri State University’s trapshooting club. The event consisted of 50 targets from the 16- yard line, 25 targets based on the shooter’s handicapped score, and overall […]

PAS group fall 2019

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 […]

Chillicothe Fire Department

Chillicothe Fire Department improves rating, placing in top 15% in the country

In a report of the Insurance Services Office, dated July 29, 2019, the Chillicothe Fire Department (CFD) has been recognized as achieving a reduced ISO rating of “3,” dropping from the “4” rating of just four years ago, placing Chillicothe in the top 15th percentile of Communities surveyed in 2019. This new rating is the […]

County Fair

North Central Missouri Fair officials announce results of several competitions

Results have been released from several competitions at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. Five teams of four members participated in the Super Teen Contest. The overall winning team was Make Farming Great Again. The team members were Taylor Richman, Whitley Richman, Sidney Lynch, and Hunter Beverlin. The second-place team was G. Town, which […]

Hearing Aid

Audio: Missouri Legislature passes bill that would help low-income citizens who need hearing aids

Low-income Missourians who need hearing aids could get the state’s help. Mokane Republican Senator Jeanie Riddle says the Missouri Legislature has passed a bill that also puts 100,000 dollars in the next state budget to jumpstart the program.     To qualify, hearing tests and a certain income level is required. Riddle says the measure […]

Members of the NCMC Shooting Sports who participated in the May 1 competition were, from left to right: Wyatt Adams, Seth McMullin, Tyson McCrary, Zach Carr, TJ Hudlemeyer, Jamee Scearce, Stetson Klise, Ethan Hayes, and Tyler Tipton.

NCMC Shooting Sports competes against State Fair Community College

NCMC’s top five shooters had a total of 221/250 from the 16-yard line and 421/500 overall. State Fair’s top five shooters had a total of 207/250 from the 16-yard line and 373/500 overall. NCMC’s top shooter was Seth McMullin with 48/50 (including a perfect round of 25) and 92/100 overall. “After hosting Hannibal-LaGrange University at […]

Digital Photography Photo

Missouri Department of Agriculture opens entries for annual “Focus on Missouri Agriculture” photo contest

The Missouri Department of Agriculture today launched the 10th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest, asking Missourians to share the unique stories and images of agriculture through photographs. The contest, which runs through June 14, is an opportunity for amateur photographers across the state to submit their best images of Missouri agriculture. That image […]

Medical Marijuana

Audio: Medical marijuana facility applicant fees total more than $3.3 million to start fledgling program

As of Thursday, March 7, the state health department has gotten 460 pre-filed application forms for facilities that want to dispense medical marijuana.  That amounts to fees so far of- $3 point 3 million dollars. That money will jumpstart the state program that is still in the works, does not guarantee a license to sell […]