The summer heat has arrived! Although COVID-19 awareness and prevention continues to be a top priority, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) wants to remind Missourians to also take simple steps to prevent illnesses that are spread by ticks and mosquitoes when they spend time outdoors.
By Rachel Hopkins, Ag Business Specialist
Farm women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets and opportunities to a new wave of farmers across the country. At Annie’s Project, farm women become empowered to be better business partners or sole operators through networks and by managing and organizing critical information.
Impact 100 Crawford County is looking for a few charitable women—100 to be exact.
Impact 100 is a women’s giving group, working to show the power of women is a formidable force and operating under the motto, “May we know them. May we be them.”
Follow the food. That is the mantra of moles as they follow their favorite food, earthworms, and tunnel throughout your yard.
MU Extension offers Tai Chi for Arthritis and Health classes online for the first time in Crawford and Dent Counties. Tai Chi instruction has been offered face to face in our region for the past year. To reach more of the public and follow COVID-19 health precautions the class will be converted to a live online instructor format using the video meeting platform Zoom in its next class on June 29th. Nutrition and Health Specialist Rachel Buenemann leads the sessions and reports they are a great opportunity to build muscular strength as well as increase mental focus and social connection.
Despite a rough end to the 2019-20 academic year for area high school students, there was still no shortage in their desire to complete college credits this summer.