Start holiday plant care now for blooms next Christmas

Holiday plants will live to bloom another year with proper care, said University of Missouri Extension state horticulturist David Trinklein. Now is the time to start that care.

Girl Scout cookies are here!

    The beginning of January marks the start of every cookie connoisseur's dream, the Girl Scout Cookie Program®! Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri will launch the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie season on Saturday, Jan. 5, celebrating the largest financial investment in girls annually in the United States and a powerful entrepreneurship incubator for the next generation of female leaders. All proceeds stay local, meaning that when customers purchase delicious cookies from a Girl Scout, they’re giving back to their wider community.

Missouri middle school students receive ag curriculum courtesy of FCS Financial

    “Exploring Agriculture: A World of Opportunities” is a new curriculum coming in 2019 for middle school students in Missouri. Funding for the curriculum was provided by FCS Financial to help teachers prepare students for advanced level ag studies and ag professions.