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Researchers use UAVs to track insect dispersal patterns

In a paper to be released soon, researchers tell how they used drones to track migration patterns of pests. “This research will help us quickly determine habitat preference and dispersal patterns for newly detected invasive insect species,” says University of Missouri Extension field crops entomologist Kevin Rice. That information can help farmers decide how to […]

Farm in Winter

Free farm labor guide helps farmers hire and keep the right workers

Like farm machinery and methods, hiring farmworkers has changed in recent years, says University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist Ryan Milhollin. MU Extension’s Missouri Farm Labor Guide can help. The guide, available for free download at extension.missouri.edu/p/M199, lets farmers know the right practices to identify, hire and retain the right workers. It explains ways to […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of two area women

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two women in area counties Tuesday on various allegations. Twenty-year-old Angela Young of Lake Ozark was accused of speeding 16 to 19 miles per hour over the limit, possession of marijuana—10 grams or less, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. She was released on a summons. The Patrol […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Laredo man arrested on felony drug allegation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Laredo man on a drug-related felony charge. The Trenton Police Department arrested 51 year old Duane Lawrence Jeffers, Junior Sunday. He was charged and served a warrant Monday on possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Bond […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton Police Department arrest two on felony charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two Trenton residents Thursday on felony charges. Twenty-four-year-old Ayrik Armand Redden has been charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute—methamphetamine as well as possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute—marijuana. Bond is $30,000 cash only. Thirty-year-old Krystal Leanna Martin has […]