MU Extension Offers FREE Mental Health First Aid Program

In response to our nation’s mental health crisis, University of Missouri Extension will bring a Youth Mental Health First Aid training program to Chillicothe on June 9.  This program is for adults that work with children ages 12-18 years of age.  Livingston County Extension Director Jessica Trussell says this groundbreaking skills-based course gives people the tools to identify, understand and […]

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Leadership Chillicothe – Space Available

The Chillicothe area Chamber of Commerce is working to build leadership in the community through opportunities within the community.  Chamber Director Crystal Narr says they brought back a program in 2017 that has been successful in the past. Narr says the program has a two-pronged approach. KCHI’s Kate Kelly applied to the program and was accepted. There is still space […]

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Prescribed Burn Workshop Offered

A Prescribed Burn Workshop is offered at no charge by the Missouri Department of Conservation. Prescribed burns can be a valuable tool for enhancing native plant diversity and for reducing undesirable vegetation.  The workshop will teach about planning, equipment, weather factors, and techniques needed to execute a successful burn for grassland or woodland management. The free Prescribed Burning for Missouri […]

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MU Extension Offers Farm Lease Program

Landowners and renters can learn about farm leases from University of Missouri Extension specialists on Thursday, February 10th.  Participants can attend the program via Zoom or in person at one of six locations across the state.  Joe Koenen, MU Extension agriculture business specialist and longtime presenter on farm leases says the sessions will begin at 6:00 pm. Koenen says “Open […]

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Kayaking Basics Class in July

A kayaking basics class will be at Pikes Lake at Poosey Conservation Area. The program sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation will be July 11th from 9:00am to 11:00am or 5:30am to 7:30am. Conservation Educator at the Conservation Department Office in Chillicothe Adam Brandsgaard says this beginners course will start with on ground instruction before moving into the water. […]

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