VITA program offers free tax prep services

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites offering eligible Missourians free assistance with tax return preparation are open at University of Missouri Extension sites throughout the state through April 14.

Application period for CFO scholarships open on February 1

    The Community Foundation of the Ozarks will open applications on Feb. 1 for about $1.75 million in scholarships for students pursuing advanced educational opportunities.  

Time ticking to submit scholarship applications

    The deadline is quickly approaching for Missouri agriculture students interested in applying for the 2021 Missouri Corn Scholarship Program. High school and college students pursuing a career in agronomy or other agriculture-related field must submit the necessary forms no later than Feb. 12 to be eligible for one of seven $1,000 scholarships sponsored by the Missouri Corn Growers Association and the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council.

Weatherization assistance available from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is offering weatherization assistance to increase energy efficiency and improve the health of your home. As families spend more time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, they tend to use more energy, and energy efficiency benefits become even more critical.

Sarah Havens empowers Missouri women interested in natural resources

Men have long dominated the forestry industry, but within the last 30 years women have made great strides in forestry, according to the United States Forestry Service. University of Missouri Extension natural resources specialist Sarah Havens is one individual helping women find their passion in the field of forestry.

Free online event centers on stocker cattle

Beginning stocker cattle operators can learn how to improve profits during a free online event Feb. 16 and 18 at 7 p.m.