Farm Tax Workshop being held Nov. 19

By Rachel Hopkins, CES/Ag Business
    In December 2017, Congress passed the Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). This has caused numerous tax changes for farmers.  Some of the changes for a definite number of years, while others are permanent.  The Farm Tax Workshop will focus on changes in the tax law affecting farmers and ranchers.  Topics discussed will cover individual, agricultural and state tax issues.

High school students invited to Math & Science Night at ECC on October 24

    According to the Department of Labor Statistics, employment in occupations related to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—is projected to grow to more than 9 million by 2022.

Farm tax workshops set for November

University of Missouri Extension will offer a free farm tax workshop in November at locations throughout the state. This workshop explains major tax changes affecting farms and ranches that went into effect in December 2017.

Wurdack Research Center Field Day focuses on forage management

The Wurdack Research Center featured a variety of topics during its annual field day, which was held on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Center near Cook Station. A big focus of the presentations was on forage management.

Managed pastures pay dollar returns using skills learned in grazing schools

Pastures grow green for farmers. When managed well, pastures add dollars to farms. University of Missouri economists report an added output of $125 million per year from using skills taught for management-intensive grazing (MiG) at grazing schools.