‘Earn While You Learn’ is nursing program expanding

    The East Central College Nursing Program’s “Earn While You Learn” (EWYL) initiative has been leading the way in Missouri as a successful partnership among the college and its health care partners.

Missouri Steer Feedout accepting entries through Oct. 10

Entries will be accepted through Oct. 10 for the next Missouri Steer Feedout, with weigh-in on Nov. 2, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Eldon Cole.

Missouri meat, poultry processors receive $16.7 million in grants with help from MU Extension partnership

Nearly empty meat aisles are a burden producers, processors and consumers don’t want to face again. To prevent that, the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) awarded $16.7 million to keep 150 meat and poultry processors throughout Missouri going strong.

ECC now offering health care pre-apprenticeship program

    A new pre-apprenticeship program at East Central College is designed to provide needed job skills to those interested in a career in health care.

Enrollment is now open for the Show-Me-Select heifer program

    Enrollment is open for the Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program. Deadline to sign up is Sept. 1. These heifers will be bred in the fall of 2021 and sold in spring 2022 sales, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Kendra Graham.

Private Pesticide Applicator training being held on September 7 in Rolla

    University of Missouri Extension will offer two training options for farmers who wish to renew or obtain their private pesticide applicator license. In person training or a study guide are available for certification.