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Cash rental rates for Missouri cropland change little in 2018 survey

Cash rental rates for Missouri cropland changed little, according to a newly released survey from the University of Missouri Extension. Pastureland rental prices ticked upward slightly. The survey helps landowners and farmers find trends in rental rates for cropland, pastureland, grain bins, farm buildings and fee hunting. The survey covered criteria such as the location […]

Lackland Air Force Base

Wesley Helton graduates basic military training

U.S. Air Force Airman Wesley S. Helton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.  Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council votes to proceed with $1.5M headworks project at sewer plant

The Trenton City Council has voted unanimously to proceed with the headworks portion of sewer plant improvements. This followed a city council tour of the sewer plant and a review of plans for the headworks project. Previously, the city council authorized the effluent disinfection project to meet Department of Natural Resource requirements. That includes loan […]

Election Results

August Primary election results Tuesday, August 7, 2018 for Northern Missouri

Grundy County will have a new Commissioner following balloting in the primary election Tuesday and the upcoming general election in November. Phillip Ray defeated Incumbent Rick Hull and challenger Mark Moore for Presiding Commissioner of Grundy County. The vote count shows Ray with 931 votes, Hull had 603, and Moore 348. Ray wins the majority of the […]

East Locust Creek Rervoir

$25M in grant money sought for roads, bridges and broadband in East Locust Creek Reservoir project

The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission and the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission have applied for a $25,000,000 grant for roads, bridges, and broadband in the area of the East Locust Creek Reservoir project in Sullivan County. The United States Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development grant would ensure adequate and […]

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Website

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission reports 2nd survey available for Missouri residents

Missouri residents, business owners, and elected officials may now participate in the second 2018 Missouri Survey. The survey is designed to gather input on issues Missourians feel are important in sustaining local communities and building a strong local economy and will take residents about 10 minutes to complete. Participation in the survey is voluntary, and […]

Hungry Man Dinner

Hungry Man dinner joins list of recalled food products

Federal officials have posted a public health alert regarding certain Hungry Man frozen dinners because of concerns about Salmonella contamination of whey powder used to make them. One day earlier, Flowers Foods Inc. recalled swiss roll desserts from stores nationwide because Salmonella was found in whey powder used in their production. Government officials had not received any […]

Farm Tractor land

Small grain crops seeded this fall replace dry pastures for cow herds

Seeding winter annual small grain offers fall grazing for beef cow herds short on grass and hay. “Lots of calls are coming in,” said Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist. He offers encouraging words and cautions.  Interest grew as some local USDA Farm Service Agency offices offer added drought disaster assistance. Drilling wheat, […]