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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Claire Shipp – 2022 Mark Twain Fellowship Recipient

A 2018 Chillicothe High School Graduate, Claire Shipp, is the recipient of the 2022 Mark Twain Fellowship.  This highly competitive, MU-sponsored award annually supports one Mizzou senior or recent graduate to pursue graduate study abroad in any discipline. The award comes with a $50,000 scholarship to cover tuition. In the announcement from the Univerisity of Missouri, Shipp says she planned […]

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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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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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