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Going Virtual: CAFNR Agricultural Research Centers moving forward with mostly virtual Field Days

Following discussions with local health departments and advisory boards, all educational field days offered by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) Agricultural Research Centers, except one, will be hosted virtually this year. The Graves-Chapple Research Center, located near Rock Port, Mo., is the only Research Center that will host an in-person field day and will follow all CDC guidelines for social distancing. These decisions were made locally at each Research Center.

Neighborhood Leadership Academy opens fall registration

University of Missouri Extension invites Meramec region residents to register for the fall 2020 Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA), a leadership training focused on community building principles.  Created in 2002, Neighborhood Leadership Academy provides in-depth training that emphasizes community building strategies, project planning, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills.

Council hears about potential paving projects

    Steelville Public Works Supervisor Jason Evans presented a proposed asphalt schedule for the current fiscal year at the city council meeting held on July 7. The schedule included groupings of streets that are near one another, and Evans plans to get pricing on the groups to determine which the city will be able to pave this year.

Cuba Summer School safety guidelines announced

    In what will be a trial for a full return to school in late August, the Cuba School District will be opening its summer school on Monday, July 13. The program, which runs through August 12, will follow extensive safety guidelines in hopes of keeping students and staff members safe from the coronavirus.

Missouri State Parks hosts Learn2 Aim archery and atlatl instruction

Missouri State Parks invites the public to begin their archer journey by attending a hands-on instruction at Graham Cave and Knob Noster state parks. This program is for those who want to take a step back in time to learn new skills with joint instruction on the basics of archery and atlatl throwing. The program is free and available to ages 10 and up.