Missouri growers are sweet on honey of a berry

Blueberry is singing the blues. There’s a new berry in town.
Berry lovers might say “pretty is as pretty does” applies to the flavorful honeyberry. Easy-growing and easygoing, it grows well in a variety of soils, sun and shade. It resists disease and pests.

Application period for CFP scholarships opens Feb. 1

    Beginning Feb. 1, students from across central and southern Missouri can apply for scholarships offered by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks for the 2020–2021 school year. Nearly 1,000 scholarship awards and renewals are available, totaling more than $1.6 million for higher education at colleges, universities and technical-training programs.

Scholarships available through FCS Financial

    Since 2004, FCS Financial has provided more than $615 million to Missouri high school seniors seeking higher education.
    Up to 35 scholarships, each at $1,500 will be awarded to children or grandchildren of FCS Financial members. The scholarship deadline is March 1 and recipients will be notified in April.

MU Extension offers program to help farmers, businesses with succession and retirement planning

University of Missouri Extension offers a series of Tuesday-night workshops to help farmers and business people with succession and estate and retirement planning.