Missouri Agriculture photo contest captures best of farm and rural life for the 12th year

    The Missouri Department of Agriculture is launching the 12th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture photo contest to help kickoff National Thank a Farmer week. The Department is asking Missourians to share the unique stories and images of agriculture through photographs.

Registration for summer classes under way

    March weather may not feel much like summer, but it is a good time to think about brighter days.
    Registration is now open for summer classes at East Central College.  ECC has the courses students need to catch up or get ahead. The summer session begins June 1.

USDA sets cutoff of Thursday, March 31 for CSP renewals

    USDA officials announced a March 31, 2021 application cutoff for producers that have an existing active CSP contract enrolled as a 2017 classic and/or the 2017 renewal contract.

Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce holding Home & Garden Show on Saturday, March 13

    The Sullivan Area Chamber of Commerce and KTUI will be hosting the 2021 Home & Garden Show on Saturday, March 13, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with 8:30-9:30 a.m. reserved for at risk and senior citizens, at the Eagles Hall, 1000 Acid Mine Road.

Community improvement now grants available for 4-H and FFA members

    Developing a thriving rural Missouri is important to FCS Financial. The Shaping Rural Missouri grant program offers Missouri 4-H and FFA organizations $500 grants to implement projects that will benefit their rural communities and youth development.

Home Gardening Webinar Series returns

University of Missouri Extension will offer a webinar series to help beginning home gardeners grow a vegetable garden. The Zoom course covers the basics from planning and seed starting to diseases and insects.