Trenton Municipal Utilities

TMU shows profits of approximately $2M through December

Trenton Municipal Utilities financial information shows the electric, water, and wastewater departments all have net revenues surpassing expenses this fiscal year. Profits, following depreciation, are about $970,000 for the electric department, nearly $929,000 for the wastewater division, and slightly over $147,000 for the water department. Figures are through December 30th and include revenues minus expenses and […]

Robin Hood Performance

Auditions for presentation of “Robin Hood” to be held January 7th at Chillicothe’s Dickinson Arts Center

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council announces auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Robin Hood will be held in January. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade can audition for roles at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center at 2801 Hornet Road in Chillicothe the afternoon of January 7th at 4 o’clock. The auditions are expected to last […]

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year. “Our goal is to provide a venue that delivers recreational, social, educational, and cultural opportunities for Sullivan County families,” […]

Duane Daily From Mercer County

Mercer County native wins Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award

A Mercer County native has won the Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium. University of Missouri Extension writer Duane Dailey of Columbia received the award, which honors an educator making significant contributions to agriculture in northeastern Missouri. Dailey says he “taught through the media” for 57 years and writes science stories […]

Feeding cattle (cows, livestock)

Feeding corn to cows replaces hay, but care is needed when adding starch to diets

Wintering cows in a year with bad hay or shortages of hay proves challenging to beef farmers with the prolonged drought last summer upsetting haymaking plans. Beef nutritionist Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension, answered farmers’ questions December 2nd at the Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville.  His topic: “Winter Feeding With Expensive Hay.”  Less hay can […]

Missouri Department of Agriculture

Missouri Department of Agriculture accepting nominations for annual awards through December 7th

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is now accepting nominations for the Missouri Agriculture Awards. As part of the Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture in January, the Missouri Agriculture Awards will honor six individuals that strive to innovate their farm or ranch, give back to their communities, commit to land stewardship or stand as a great example […]