Watch for poison hemlock

• Plant causes problems in livestock offspring
Poison hemlock, a poisonous plant that can cause death in livestock, is especially toxic in spring, says Gatlin Bunton, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in agronomy.

ECC implementing return to campus plan

    East Central College began implementing a Back to Campus plan last week to safely ease back into normal operations for the fall semester.
    The plan was developed by an ECC leadership team comprised of administrators and staff to ensure the health and safety of employees and students.

Youths share inventions, hone pitches in young entrepreneur challenge

A crime-fighting alert bracelet that looks like a smartwatch. A simple way to sanitize toilet brushes. A solution for those stinky kitchen sink sponges. A fail-safe system for tidying messy drawers.

MU offers ag producers help in applying for CFAP

University of Missouri Extension economists have prepared an online overview of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) to help producers.
Signup for direct relief due to COVID-19 began May 26 and ends Aug. 28, 2020, at local USDA Farm Service Agency offices, says MU Extension economist Scott Brown.

Call before you cut

Call before you harvest trees from your woodland. That is the theme of the upcoming University of Missouri Extension Woodland Steward online class.
Sarah Havens, MU Extension natural resources field specialist, says the Zoom class offers woodlands owners information to improve profits and protect natural resources.