Area residents seeking English language skills can enroll now through East Central College’s Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program.
With its virtual format, this year’s Computers on the Farm conference, Feb. 8-9, will vividly underscore the increasingly vital role of computers in agriculture.
“The topics are designed to simulate a hands-on experience for both beginner and advanced farm computer users,” says Kent Shannon, University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist and MU assistant teaching professor.
University of Missouri Extension will offer two training options for farmers who wish to renew or obtain their private pesticide applicator license. Online trainings or a study guide are available for certification.
Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)-Classic, formerly known as CSP-General.
The Missouri State Fair and the Youth in Agriculture Committee are accepting applications for Youth in Agriculture scholarships for Missouri high school seniors graduating in 2021. The application form can be found on the Fair’s website at mostatefair.com. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by February 1, 2021. Applicants must submit an original copy of their application and three additional copies.
The Gasconade County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is sponsoring their 2021 Annual Poster Contest. The theme this year is: Healthy Forests=Healthy Communities.