Nursing students attend clinical orientation day

These first-year East Central College nursing students are beginning their journey into the health care field. The students were in full uniform Tuesday, Oct. 13, for clinical orientation day. Clinicals are a vital, hands-on portion of the nursing program curriculum.

CLAIM volunteers ready to assist with Medicare during current open enrollment

    Missourians with Medicare have an opportunity to review their plan options and costs during open enrollment, which started October 15.
    Each year, the open enrollment period which runs Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, presents Missourians with the opportunity to change their Medicare Part D coverage or Medicare Advantage plans.

Virtual quilt auction will benefit Missouri 4-H

    The Missouri 4-H Foundation will host its first virtual quilt auction this fall and is seeking donations of handmade quilts of all sizes, either machine- or hand-quilted.

Managing cover crops before corn focus of MU Strip Trial Program

University of Missouri Extension is looking for farmers to participate in cover crop trials as part of the “MU Certified” Strip Trial Program.
MU Extension nutrient management specialist John Lory, who leads the program, said this year’s farmer panel approved trials focused on improving management of cover crops, particularly ahead of corn.

Raffle to benefit Missouri 4-H

    The Missouri 4-H Foundation will hold a winner’s choice raffle to benefit Missouri 4-H.
    Three lucky winners will be drawn Tuesday, December 15, to win the 2019 Missouri State Fair Grand Champion Ham or half of the 2020 Missouri State Fair Reserve Grand Champion Steer.