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Missouri ranks 28th of 50 states in child well-being

The approximately 1.4 million children who comprise nearly one-quarter of Missouri’s population are more likely to live in poverty than Missouri’s children in 1990. According to the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 30th edition of the Data Book — a comprehensive annual report on child well-being for […]

BTC Bank

BTC Area Youth Benefit Corporation’s “Fore the Kids Golf Tournament” raises over $20,000

The BTC Area Youth Benefit Corporation’s “Fore the Kids Golf Tournament” recently raised $20,152.00 to benefit area youth. BTC Bank Marketing Assistant Ashley Woody says the money was raised through sponsorships, golfing teams, a silent auction, a raffle, and hole contests. There were four levels of sponsors and Copeland Development and Construction Company, Incorporated was […]

Dairy Cattle

MU dairy first to use new breeding system in grazing herd

Early breeding allows lactating cows to be put on grass at peak quality and quantity when the nutritional need of cows is highest. Researchers at the University of Missouri’s Foremost Dairy Research Center near Columbia are the first to use the Double Ovsynch timed artificial insemination (AI) protocol with a grazing dairy herd. This year […]