Tax Filing Season Coming To A Close

It is still Tax Season!  Due to Covid-19, the IRS and State of Missouri extended the tax filing and payment day to July 15th.  That deadline is approaching quickly.  Michael Devine from the IRS says if you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you still have time. Devine says if you forgot about the filing when the deadline changed and you […]

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Private Pesticide Applicator Training Changes

Changes have been made in Private Pesticide Applicator Training.  Growers needing to recertify or certify for a private pesticide applicator license usually attend a training event or come to their local County Extension office to watch a DVD.  Because of COVID-19, this procedure has changed.  Until further notice, private applicators are no longer able to visit their extension office and […]

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Missouri Tax Filing and Other Extensions

The Federal Government announced on Saturday that the April 15th tax filing deadline has been extended to July 15th, without penalty. Governor Parson also announced Missouri’s tax deadline has been extended, also to July 15th. Payment relief for individuals and corporations: This payment relief applies to all individual income tax returns, income tax returns filed by C Corporations, and income […]

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Extension Programs Postponed – Including 4H

The University of Missouri Extension program, including the 4H program, is postponing activities in the local counties and communities.  Livingston County Extension Director Shawn Murphy says activities are postponed through May 15th. Many of the youth have been working on their fair projects, so I asked Murphy what this will mean for the Livingston County Fair. The Livingston County Fair […]

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Area Producers Can Find Out About Growing Industrial Hemp

Growing Industrial Hemp is the topic for a meet Monday evening in Albany.  The Missouri Department of Agriculture and MU Extension Service are holding the meeting to help area farmers interested in growing industrial hemp, understand the process and restrictions. Andy Luke, an MU Extension Field Agronomy Specialist says the meeting will be held Monday at the Hundley-Whaley Research Center, […]

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IRS Tax Filing Extension Ends Tuesday

The extension for filing your taxes has almost run out.  When the April 15th tax deadline came around, did you file for an extension?  If so, that filing is due October 15th…  that is next Tuesday! The IRS reminds you it is still possible to file electronically.  The IRS Free File program is still available through October 15th. Filing electronically […]

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Think Safety When Considering Halloween Costumes For Kids

Selecting the perfect costume for your child’s Halloween trick-or-treating should be more than just the character…  Safety needs to be a consideration when selecting or creating the costume.  Richard Beard of Utah State University Extension says ready-made costumes offer many advantages Beard says you need to think ahead and plan for possible weather.  If your child is bundled up under […]

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Everyone Drink! (Water!)

With temperatures forcast to be in the 90s this weekend, officials say it will be important to stay hydrated if working outside. Sarah Wood is a nutrition and health specialist with the University of Missouri Extension Service. Wood says dehydration makes your blood thicker, making it more difficult to flow through your body. That makes it tougher for your body […]

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