Fall registration is a breeze at MAC

    Summer is here and Mineral Area College is gearing up for the upcoming semester of fall classes, which begins on Aug. 20.
    Registrar Connie Holder said even though summer’s just begun, the time is right to register for fall.

Drought stays as beef farmers plan on fall rains to make winter pasture

Stunted, stemmy pastures unable to support grazing cattle have potential. Depend on fall rains to bring fall regrowth, says University of Missouri Extension forage agronomist Craig Roberts.

Cool-season grass growth always slumps in summer. Fescue goes dormant. This year, the slump dives deep with lack of rain and too much heat. In spite of that, Missouri farmers should prepare for fall regrowth for winter grazing.

ECC hosts RegFest on Tuesday, July 17

    East Central College is excited to host RegFest once again in 2018! RegFest is a chance for potential students to talk with admissions representatives about programs, start the enrollment process, learn how to pay for college and register for fall classes. This is an open event for the community – no appointment required!

Missouri Department of Agriculture to host public listening session on industrial hemp

At 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, the Missouri Department of Agriculture will host a public listening session at which interested parties may share their input on the industrial hemp pilot program in Missouri. The public session will take place in the Nightingale Creek conference room at the Department of Natural Resources, 1101 Riverside Drive, Jefferson City, Mo., 65101.