Audio: New report ranks Missouri 26th in overall child well-being

(Missourinet) – A new report ranks Missouri 26th in overall child well-being. Alisa Nelson with Missourinet files this report.     The 2018 Kids Count Data Book from a national child welfare organization shows Missouri has slightly improved in most areas from the previous analysis. The evaluation from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks Missouri […]

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 […]

Farmer Combining Corn in Field

Check data systems before harvest to ensure best results

University of Missouri Extension natural resource engineer Kent Shannon offers tips for collecting farm yield data prior to harvest. Back up yield data from the previous season. Copy each season’s data to a unique folder. Maintain several backup copies of the display/raw data in different locations to prevent losses from theft, damage or modification. Delete […]

Large bale of hay

MoDOT streamlines hay movement for drought relief to Missouri farmers and ranchers

Severe drought conditions through much of the state have prompted the Missouri Department of Transportation to offer a special overwidth hauling permit to help farmers and ranchers move hay as needed. Loads must be of legal height, length and weight. Permits can be requested via phone and will, in most cases, be issued within minutes […]

Deer

Department of Conservation to open applications for managed deer hunts

Beginning July 1, deer hunters can apply online through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s website for a shot at more than 100 managed deer hunts throughout the state for archery, muzzleloading, and modern firearms from mid-September through mid-January at conservation areas, state and other parks, national wildlife refuges, and other public areas. Some managed hunts […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Investigation in Livingston County results in arrest and seizure of evidence

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports charges are pending on multiple individuals following an investigation that began last week, which resulted in the discovery of a fugitive and the seizure of alleged drugs. The sheriff’s office requested assistance from the Chillicothe Police Department in the investigation on Clay Street in Chillicothe. Officers subsequently arrested 41-year-old […]