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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 […]

Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire

Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire set for March 2nd

An event will be held next month for tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students, and commercial exhibitors to show what they made and tell what they learned. Attendees can learn from and interact with a variety of makers at the Heartland Foundation’s Big Muddy Mini Maker Faire at the Restoration […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton Administrative Committee scraps plan to overlay Industrial Drive

A suggested street overlay project for Industrial Drive may not happen due to the city of Trenton having obligated capital improvement funds for other purposes. According to City Administrator Ron Urton, who discussed with Trenton’s Administrative Committee, the possible use of “expiring” government funds to pay a portion of such a project. However, Urton said […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

University of Missouri Extension and North Central Missouri College to collaborate on programs

University of Missouri Extension of Grundy County and North Central Missouri College are collaborating to provide programs on agriculture. The first is a free meeting about fence law taught by Joe Koenen of Putnam County Extension in the Lager Building at the Barton Farm Campus of Trenton next Thursday, February 21st. Extension County Engagement Specialist […]

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Volunteer income tax assistance available for low-income families

The University of Missouri Extension of Grundy County will provide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance to low-income families this tax season. Appointments will be held in the Extension Office in the basement of the Alexander Student Center on the North Central Missouri College campus in Trenton starting the last week of February. County Engagement Specialist in […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

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 […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol arrests two in Livingston County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two Saint Joseph men in Livingston County on Wednesday night. Forty-four-year-old Corey Barron was arrested on felony probation and parole warrant for possession of a controlled substance, a Buchanan County misdemeanor warrant for a traffic offense, and a Saint Joseph Police Department misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear […]