Extension specialist wins national conservation award

    University of Missouri Extension specialist Rachel Hopkins received the first Conservationist of the Year Award from Women in NRCS (WIN).
    Hopkins is a MU Extension county engagement specialist based in Potosi and a fourth-generation Crawford County cattle producer.

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.