Electronics, appliances, metals and tires collection scheduled for May 8 in Dixon

    A special waste collection for residential and farm electronics, appliances, metals and tires will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on May 8 at the Dixon High School, 300 E. High School Drive.

Nominations sought for outstanding ECC alumni

    There are many great East Central College alumni making a difference in their communities, and throughout world.
    Nominations are being sought for the 2021 Outstanding Alumni Award to recognize those former students. The award is presented by the East Central College Foundation.

Gasconade County SWCD to hold a drive-thru annual meeting April 15

    The Gasconade County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD)  Board of Supervisors would like to invite you to attend our first Annual Meeting Drive Thru on April 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.! Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, we are unable to host our normal function, so we have opted to have a “drive thru” lunch for our landowners.  

MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic is now open

Like humans, plants can get sick and need someone to diagnose their illnesses, says Peng Tian, the new lab director of the University of Missouri Plant Diagnostic Clinic.

Profitable cow-calf operations begin with early calvers

• Cows need to conceive and calve early to earn their keep
University of Missouri Extension beef cow-calf specialist Jordan Thomas says managing for a short or even an “ultra-short” calving season should determine which cows get to stay on the farm. Late-conceiving cows should go to market.