2022 Womack Missouri Agriculture Conference set for April 20

For the first time in two years, the annual Abner Womack Missouri Agriculture Outlook Conference will be held in person. The 2022 conference is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the University of Missouri’s Bradford Farm, 4968 S. Rangeline Road, Columbia.

More Missourians commuting outside their counties for work

While the past two years have fueled growth in remote work, most workers in Missouri still commute to their jobs. And some are opting for longer commutes: A new report from University of Missouri Extension shows that more workers in the state are commuting to jobs outside their home counties compared to 20 years ago.

Missouri Department of Natural Resources makes new Well Data System available for applying for permits, locating water well contractors and more

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Missouri Geological Survey made significant improvements to a popular water well data system. The new Well Installation Management System, known as WIMS 2.0, offers a more user-friendly and intuitive interface.

Homeschool Day being held March 25 at ECC

    East Central College is inviting homeschooled students to the Union and Rolla locations to let them know what the college has to offer, including dual enrollment opportunities.

NRCS Missouri announces conservation partnership funding opportunities

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking opportunities to partner with agricultural and conservation organizations to support innovation and conservation delivery with resource partners in Missouri. There are currently three unique funding opportunities to solicit partnerships that help provide outreach and awareness to promote conservation innovation, education, and technical assistance to agricultural producers utilizing USDA-NRCS programs.