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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