Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant available for adults at ECC

    Earning a college certificate or degree can be a life-changing experience for any adult student. However, there can be many obstacles that often stand in the way – including financial barriers.

Swine AI program set for August 27

    A swine artificial insemination program will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 7057 Old 66, Cuba, MO.  Topics covered will be heat defection, estrous synchronization techniques and AI methods.  Dr. Timothy Safranski, State Extension Swine Specialist and Professor of Animal Science will present the program.

USDA opens signup for MFP

    Sign-up has opened for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), a U.S. Department of Agriculture program to assist farmers who continue to suffer from damages because of unjustified trade retaliation from foreign nations.

Things you should know about creating a will

    Drafting a last will and testament is an essential component of estate planning. Despite the importance of having a will, a recent survey from AARP found that two out of five Americans over the age of 45 do not have one.

Learn how to sleep like a child again

    Adults can learn strategies to get more restorative and lengthy sleep.
    Many adults lament that even if they were solid sleepers in their younger years, by the age of 50, their quality of sleep has unraveled. Some cling to the wisdom that people simply do not need as much sleep as they get older. Even though that is partly true, sufficient sleep is still a vital component of a healthy life.

The pros and cons to early retirement

    A lifetime of working compels many people to look forward to their retirement. Some people even work to retire early. But what are the advantages of early retirement beyond starting a life of leisure? And are there any detriments to this plan?