Community improvement now grants available for 4-H and FFA members

    Developing a thriving rural Missouri is important to FCS Financial. The Shaping Rural Missouri grant program offers Missouri 4-H and FFA organizations $500 grants to implement projects that will benefit their rural communities and youth development.

Home Gardening Webinar Series returns

University of Missouri Extension will offer a webinar series to help beginning home gardeners grow a vegetable garden. The Zoom course covers the basics from planning and seed starting to diseases and insects.

Extension seeks input from farmers

    University of Missouri Extension wants to know how row crop farmers and others in the Missouri agricultural industry prefer to receive their agricultural information.

Fence law program being held in Owensville

    A program to discuss Missouri’s Complicated Fence Law will be held on Monday evening, March 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Gasconade County Extension Office, 1106 West Hwy. 28, Owensville, MO 65066. There is a $15 charge for this meeting and that covers the program and materials. Pre-registration is required, with a classroom limit of 12 people.

MU Extension to provide Zoom child care provider training for clock hours

    University of Missouri Extension Human Development & Family Science Field Specialists are offering statewide virtual childcare provider trainings via Zoom.

Celebrate agriculture during Thank a Farmer Week

    A global pandemic illustrates how agriculture impacts our lives now more than ever. Thanks to farmers in Missouri and around the world consumers have food choices, clothing, transportation, shelter and so much more!