MU hosts Financial Planning Academy for teens July 21-26

COLUMBIA, Mo. – It is the time of year when proud but anxious parents watch excitedly as their teens graduate high school and begin the transition to independent adulthood. It is a time of mixed emotions, but parents aren’t the only ones who are anxious, says Graham McCaulley, assistant extension professor in personal financial planning at the University of Missouri.

Leading grape expert to meet with growers at viticulture field day

ROCHEPORT, Mo. – Grape growers can meet with one of the world’s leading viticulture scientists as part of the fourth annual Missouri Grape Growers Association Viticulture Field Day and Missouri Vintners Association meeting.

Safety, security workshop planned for May 23 in Cuba and Owensville

    The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) and the Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) will host a free workshop May 23 on “Safety and Security: Spotting Scammers and How to Protect Yourself” in Cuba and Owensville.

Missouri agriculture pulls together to impact childhood hunger

    Kids feeding kids is the focus of the 2019 Drive to Feed Kids; which kicked off yesterday. Missouri agriculture is banding together once again to address the alarming reality that one in five Missouri children regularly face hunger. The goal of this collaboration is to raise funds to provide food for hungry Missouri children and stand in the gap for those children who face food insecurity.