Gradual weaning of calves reduces stress, increases profits

Weaning at home reduces stress and improves profit in calves, says University of Missouri Extension beef nutritionist Eric Bailey.
Unfortunately, more than 55% of calves are weaned on the trailer on the way to the sale barn, according to USDA National Animal Health Monitoring System surveys.

Enrollment open for free HiSET Prep classes

    East Central College has resources available for area residents to get help with the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) in multiple locations throughout the region.

Water Bath Salsa Canning Class coming to Dent County

    The University of Missouri Extension (MU Extension) in Dent County is offering a Water Bath Salsa Canning Workshop. This class includes: Canning Salsa, Thursday, September 23.

Master Gardeners of Phelps County presenting pollinator garden class

    Phelps County Master Gardeners with MU Extension offer a free class "How do I …  start a pollinator garden?" with speaker Kirsten McIntyre.  

Virtual course available for women in agriculture

Are you a woman involved in agriculture? Would you like to learn how to strengthen your farming operation and network with other women in the industry? Join University of Missouri Extension a virtual Annie’s Project course! Annie’s Project provides women with education in production, market, financial, legal and human risk management.

Time for college-bound seniors to fill out the FAFSA

Students who plan to attend technical school or college in the fall of 2022 should submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, as soon as possible beginning Oct. 1, according to KHEAA.