Gasconade Co. SWCD Board establishes sign-up periods for seeding practices

    At the November 3, 2020, Gasconade County Soil & Water Conservation District Board Meeting, the Board of Supervisor’s established sign-up periods for the seeding practices that are offered through the State Cost-share program.

Holiday food safety tips

Due to COVID-19, many are choosing to celebrate Thanksgiving in smaller groups this year. That could mean a lot of people will be preparing a turkey and all the trimmings on their own for the first time.

Conference explores K-12 student 'mindsets' for Global Entrepreneurship Week

Missouri after school leaders will learn how to support K-12 students unleashing their inner entrepreneur during Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 16-22.

Spice up the holidays for lasting memories

The lingering aroma of spices can bring back warm and welcoming memories of the winter holidays.
“The holiday season simply would not be the same without certain traditional foods and beverages. Many of these foods are special because of the use of certain spices,” said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.

Missouri Care gift to help grow 4-H student nutrition advisory clubs

Missouri 4-H received $25,000 from Missouri Care Inc. to support young people across Missouri in promoting healthy habits in their communities.
The 4-H Student Nutrition Advisory Council (SNAC) initiative, piloted last year in the Kansas City metropolitan area, creates new 4-H clubs that focus on teaching nutrition along with leadership and citizenship skills central to 4-H.

Online course covers nutrition for horses

University of Missouri Extension offers a one-evening Zoom class on horse nutrition on Dec. 3.