Drought

Recent rains significantly improve drought conditions in Northern Missouri

This week’s drought map of Missouri shows fewer counties with extreme drought conditions when compared to one week ago. Portions of just five northwest Missouri counties have extreme drought continuing, They are Grundy, Livingston, Daviess, DeKalb, and Gentry. Others are near North Kansas city including parts of Jackson, Clay, and Platte. In central Missouri, extreme […]

Pigs or Swine

Emerging swine disease calls for biosecurity measures, says MU Extension veterinarian

U.S. pork producers should be aware of an emerging swine disease, says University of Missouri Extension veterinarian Corinne Bromfield. Chinese pork producers reported the 13th outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) Sept. 6. It has appeared since August in several locations in China hundreds of miles apart. This leaves researchers scratching their heads over how […]

Blue Coffee Productions

Blue Coffee Productions, owned by former Trenton resident, shoots promotional video for NCMC

A Kansas City production company owned by a former Trenton resident has been nominated for three awards at the Mid-America Emmys. Blue Coffee Pictures is nominated for Editor-Short Film (Promo, PSA, Commercial), Commercial Campaign, and Branded Content Program. Owner Michael Ransdell says a film for Visit Kansas City received two of the nominations, and the […]

Solid Waste Collection Event

Solid waste collection event to be held in Braymer for Caldwell County residents

Caldwell County residents may dispose of special waste items banned from landfills during a solid waste collection event next month. The collection will be held at the Braymer City Barn at 810 North Murray Street September 8th from 9 o’clock to noon. Items accepted for a fee will include clean tires, appliances, computer-related items, copy […]

Forage Systems Research Center

Forage Systems Research Center to feature drought-related presentations

The drought-like conditions in northcentral Missouri have raised numerous questions among farmers and producers, especially in terms of winter feeding options for their own herds. The Forage Systems Research Center will feature several drought-related presentations during its annual field day on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Center in Linneus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and […]

Maryville Missouri Website

Detective Sgt. Ryan Glidden of the Maryville Police Department honored for community service

Tim Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that Detective Sgt. Ryan Glidden of the Maryville Department of Public Safety has received the 2018 Enoch B. Morelock Award. The Enoch B. Morelock Award is an annual recognition of outstanding moral character, service to law enforcement and service to the community. Glidden […]