New online workforce training available for adult students

    Students preparing to pass the High School Equivalency Test through the East Central College Adult Education and Literacy program will now get a new opportunity to strengthen their workforce skills.

Pork industry interns wanted

    Internship programs are a great opportunity for college students to make contacts and gain experience while still in school. One such opportunity is with the Missouri Pork Association and their internship program.

Missouri Pork Association now accepting applications for Missy North Memorial Scholarship

    The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the Missy North Memorial Scholarship. The winning candidate will receive a $2,500 scholarship to further their education in a swine related field.

Applications open for 2020 Pork Industry Scholarship

    The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the 2020 Youth Pork Ambassador Program. The program allows students to actively interact with leaders in Missouri's pork industry and receive a $1,000 scholarship, payable to any technical school, community college, or a four year institution.

Workshop explains federal programs for beginning farmers, ranchers

ST. JAMES, Mo. – Openings remain for a free Oct. 18 workshop to help beginning farmers and ranchers, including military veterans, learn about resources offered by state and federal agencies. University of Missouri Extension sponsors the workshop.

Learning more about agriculture and natural resources during Focus on Forages, Livestock and Timber Field Day at MU Wurdack Farm

    The Wurdack Research Center Field Day will be packed with informational tours and presentations, with a focus on forages, livestock and timber. The goal of the Field Day is to provide farmers and producers with information to help improve farm production.