Leadership Breakfast In Chillicothe October 1st

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri will host a Leadership Breakfast featuring Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement, University of Missouri and Chief Engagement Officer, UM System.  The breakfast will be October 1st at the Jenkins Center of the Litton Ag Center. Stewart will address the challenges and accomplishments in the recent past across Missouri.  He restructured MU […]

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Extension Spring Pasture Meeting

05-20-21  Extension Pasture Meeting The University of Missouri Extension Spring Pasture Meeting will be June 2nd.  The meeting will be held at the Mercer County Extension Office, located at 505 S. Steward St. in Princeton, from 7-8:30 pm. Topics include “Weed and Brush Control” presented by Andy Luke, agronomy specialist, and “Common Plants Toxic to Grazing Livestock” presented by Jenna […]

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Annie’s Project Offered In NW Missouri

The University of Missouri Extension will host a free “Annie’s Project” course in the Northwest region. Carlee Quinn with the Extension Service says the course is for women in the area that would like to become better business partners in their agriculture enterprise. Quinn describes the webinar. Five sites will be available in Northwest Missouri including Chillicothe, Higginsville, Marshall, Maryville, […]

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MU Thompson Research Center Manager Retires

The Farm Manager at the MU Thompson Research Center in Spickard will retire after 43 years of service at the facility.  Jon Schreffler joined the Thompson Research Center as a part-time employee in 1978.  Five months later, he was offered and accepted a full-time position. Schreffler became the herdsman at the Research Center in 1993 and was officially named the […]

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State Health Department, DNR and University of Missouri Testing Sewage For Signs Of COVID-19

Testing of raw sewage may help in tracking COVID-19.  The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and researchers at the University of Missouri – Columbia are collaborating on a statewide project to test domestic wastewater for genetic markers of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The project is funded by a Centers for […]

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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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