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North Central Missouri College to offer Short-term Manufacturing Technician course

North Central Missouri College will be hosting a three-week Manufacturing Technician I training course for individuals interested in taking the first step toward a career in manufacturing. Many local employers are currently seeking people who enjoy problem-solving, working in teams, and mastering technical skills. The Manufacturing Technician I program is a three-week course set for […]

(l-r) Andrew George, Jacob Butler, Stetson Klise, Cole Wolf and Katie Blanchard.

NCMC Ag Club elects officers for 2019-2020

The North Central Missouri College AG Club/PAS chapter has elected officers for the 2019-20 school year.   President                      Andrew George                       Canton, MO Secretary                      Katie Blanchard                       Lucerne, MO 1st VP                           Stetson Klise                            New London, MO VP – Recruiting            Jacob Butler                             Cameron, MO VP – Activities               Cole Wolf                                Mooresville, Mo            The National PAS Organization […]

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National corn yield contest launches today

Today, May 6, 2019, is opening day for the National Corn Growers Association’s National Corn Yield Contest (NCYC).  Baseball and growing record corn yields may have little in common on the surface, but both feature intense competition, months of preparation and good old-fashioned hard work. Farmers have from today, May 6, through Sunday, July 31, […]

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USDA extends deadline for producers to certify 2018 crop production for Market Facilitation Program payments

USDA extended the deadline to May 17 from May 1 for agricultural producers to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which helps producers who have been significantly affected by foreign tariffs, resulting in the loss of traditional exports. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) extended the deadline because heavy rainfall […]

Rylee Johnson and Chris Chinn

County R-V FFA member Rylee Johnson to attend Missouri Agribusiness Academy

Gundy County R-V FFA member Rylee Johnson receives a Missouri Agribusiness Academy certificate during the 91st Missouri FFA Convention, April 25-26, in Columbia, Missouri. Johnson is pictured with Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn. Johnson will attend the academy, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, this summer.  The academy is a […]

Ada Fox and Chris Chinn

Ada Fox selected to participate in agribusiness academy

Grundy County FFA member Ada Fox receives a Missouri Agribusiness Academy certificate during the 91st Missouri FFA Convention, April 25-26, in Columbia, Missouri. Fox is pictured with Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn. Fox will attend the academy, which is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, this summer. The academy is a  youth […]

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Smithfield Foods & RAE launch joint venture to create renewable energy, wildlife habitat

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in […]