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.

East Central College celebrates health care partnerships during Nurses Week

    East Central College has been educating nurses for 40 years — and since 1980 more than 1,000 nurses have earned degrees.
    ECC has joined the American Nurses Association in celebrating 2020 as the “Year of the Nurse.”

Show-Me-Select heifer sale in Joplin shows solid results

The May 15 Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Sale at Joplin Regional Stockyards saw a large turnout and active bidding on most lots, according to University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Eldon Cole. The 215 heifers averaged $1,687.