The Missouri Department of Agriculture today announced up to $100,000 for the Urban and Non-Traditional Agriculture Matching Grant Program

The Missouri Department of Agriculture today announced up to $100,000 for the Urban and Non-Traditional Agriculture Matching Grant Program. The Department will award grants of up to $7,500 for reimbursement of expenses associated with urban and non-traditional agriculture.

MPA accepting applications for the Missy North Memorial Scholarship

    The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the Missy North Memorial Scholarship. The winning candidate will receive a $2,500 scholarship to further their education in a swine related field.

October means time to think about heating safety and preventing fires in the home

    Cooler temperatures are on the way this month – eventually – and that means it’s time for Missourians to think about heating their homes safely this fall and winter. Heating equipment is involved in one in every five home-fire deaths in the U.S. Each year, space heaters cause about one-third of home-heating fires and 80 percent of home-heating fire deaths.

35 percent of patients with multiple chronic conditions do not use online portal for medical records even when registered to do so

New research from the University of Missouri has found that patients who could benefit the most from the convenience of online patient portals connected to their electronic medical records often don’t use them even after signing up for them.

Specialty Crop Grants Awarded to Grow Production in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced today that twelve projects across Missouri will receive grant funding from the USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program to strengthen the market for Missouri grown specialty crops. Nearly $450,000 in federal funding will be used to invest in specialty crop production training, research to develop new markets for melons, elderberry, pawpaws and green tomatoes, and develop low-cost irrigation system designs for specialty crop producers.