Master Gardener

Missouri Master Gardeners answer your questions on Facebook

Missourians can use social media to get expert answers to their gardening questions. Missouri Master Gardeners and University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialists teamed up to create the new Ask a Missouri Master Gardener page on Facebook, said MU Extension regional horticulturist Balek said. Visit the page at facebook.com/AskaMissouriMasterGardener. “The page lets residents tap into […]

Medical Marijuana

Ballot initiatives on medical marijuana in the November 6th election simplified

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, voters will see three medical marijuana initiatives on their ballots—Amendment 2, Amendment 3, and proposition C. Voters are permitted to vote “yes” or “no” on each of the ballot measures. You can read the full text of each ballot issue in the November 6 General Election by going to the Missouri […]

14 from Chillicothe attend National Convention in 2018

Fourteen from Chillicothe attend National FFA Convention in Indiana

Fourteen members of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana October 24 through October 27. The students attended many activities while in Louisville including the leadership sessions, the career show, college fair, and convention sessions while at the convention hall. Students also attended a session where the speaker was Kyle […]

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USDA to implement regulatory reforms to increase access to capital; Local listening session to be held at Lake Ozark

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that USDA is hosting listening sessions to solicit feedback on a plan to increase access to capital in rural areas by streamlining regulations for four Rural Development loan guarantee programs. “At USDA, we know that for many rural communities the regulations that govern our […]

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MU Extension offers innovative online leadership program

The University of Missouri Extension has developed an innovative online program with the focus on building better leaders. The 11-week course runs Jan. 21-April 8, 2019. Leadership Online for Today (LOFT) is an interactive course that allows participants to improve communication skills, build relationships and networks, and develop a collaborative project to benefit a community […]

Farm, Family and ME Ag event for women

Farm, Family & ME! event for women in ag set for Sept. 13-14 in Jefferson City

Gov. Mike Parson will be among the speakers at the Farm, Family & ME! Summit for Women Sept. 13-14 at the Missouri Farm Bureau headquarters in Jefferson City. University of Missouri Extension agricultural business specialist Karisha Devlin says the two-day event offers women in agriculture an opportunity to hear from top-notch speakers and entrepreneurs. In […]

Hype Academy 2018

Missouri’s top 30 FFA members attend HYPE Academy

Missouri’s top 30 FFA high school seniors completed the fourth annual Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence (HYPE) FFA Academy June 26-28, in Columbia The three-day intensive program is designed to inform and empower students to effectively engage in pressing agriculture topics. Since 2015, the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council has sponsored and facilitated the academy in […]

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What’s coming and going on Netflix in August, 2018

Netflix is providing subscribers with a host of new streaming options to watch in the comfort of their homes this August.  From original shows to top-notch films, Netflix has a number of compelling offerings lined up.    Arriving in August A * denotes a Netflix original. Links go to Netflix trailers and watch pages. August 1 Batman Begins Chernobyl […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees tackles full agenda at Thursday meeting

A North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees member has resigned from his position.  The board accepted the resignation of trustee Steve Busch at a meeting Thursday evening. Busch said he is now considered a resident of Florida, which excludes him from being on the board. NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver and Board President Don Dalrymple […]

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Trenton Administrative Committee and Utility Committee to meet Tuesday

Two committees representing the Trenton City Council have meetings Tuesday night at the city hall with both sessions open to the public. The Administrative Committee meets at 6 o’clock with an agenda includes discussion of airport hangar rentals, camper trailers parked in driveways and streets, and a pool fencing ordinance. The Utility Committee meets at […]

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Trenton FFA members keep busy with Summer activities

Several members of the Trenton FFA chapter recently attended Missouri FFA Leadership Camp at Camp Rising Sun in Lake of the Ozarks State Park June 11 through the 15th. Members attended leadership sessions throughout the week, led by the camp leadership director and state FFA officers. Members learned about building a strong foundation for their […]

Meditation

Meditation classes to be offered at Livingston County Health Center

A woman who started meditating 30 years ago and has been teaching for more than 10 years will lead meditation classes at the Livingston County Health Center in Chillicothe. The series of Mindful Meditation Classes led by Cristina Clerico will be held in the health center classroom Tuesday evenings at 5:30 with classes to begin […]

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Rockhurst University announces partnership to provide educational opportunities to Chillicothe Correctional Center

Rockhurst University is announcing a partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections to provide new educational opportunities for both incarcerated offenders and staff at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, an all-female facility with approximately 1,660 inmates located about 90 miles northeast of Kansas City. Funded by grants from The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, The Laffey-McHugh […]

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Three prosecutors added to Western District of Missouri to focus on violent crime

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tim Garrison announced that the Department of Justice is taking a dramatic step to increase resources to combat violent crime and drug trafficking. In the largest increase in decades, the Department of Justice is allocating 311 new Assistant United States Attorneys […]

Chillicothe FFA Officers attend LEAD training

Chillicothe FFA officer teams attend LEAD conference

Chillicothe FFA officer teams recently attended the LEAD conference on the campus of North Central Missouri College. Over 1200 local Chapter FFA officers and 200 chapter officers and advisors attended the annual LEAD training. The LEAD (Learn, Educate, Advance, and Develop) training is designed to help prepare each officer team for their term of service […]

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Producers encouraged to attend sessions, offer input to address current challenges in the farm economy

The Missouri Department of Agriculture and University of Missouri Extension will offer a series of listening sessions in July that will address current challenges in the farm economy. Sessions will take place in seven locations across the state. “Life as a farmer is never boring, that we know for certain,” Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce […]