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 […]

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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 […]

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Galt Lions Club to hold fish fry

The Galt Lions Club will hold a fish fry to benefit the Galt Baseball Association. The meal will be served at the Galt Lions Hall the evening of September 22nd from 5 to 7:30. The menu will include fried fish, potatoes, coleslaw, corn bread, dessert, and drinks. Those attending may eat and pay what they […]

Thompson Farm Field Day

Thompson Farm field day, scheduled for September 17th, adds forest value to beef genetics studies

New research results will be featured at a September 17th field day at the University of Missouri Thompson Farm, Spickard. Woodland improvements on a beef farm will be the newest show-and-tell at the annual event, says Jon Schreffler, MU farm manager.  Wooded acres now provide income from timber harvest. Dusty Walter, MU forester, will share […]

Beef Heifers

Missouri beef farmers learn genetic science guides

Science to develop Show-Me-Select replacement heifers keeps growing. Cattlemen learned the latest in an Aug. 16 “Beef ReproGene” meeting at the University of Missouri Extension Center in Howell County. MU reproduction and genetics specialists gave updates before and after dinner. Dave Patterson, who started the MU Show-Me-Select program 22 years ago, led with a refresher. […]

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Small Business Administration providing loans to non-farm businesses affected by drought

Small non-farm businesses in multiple counties of Missouri are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. These loans are to offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought that is currently affecting the area. Small non-farm businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in […]