Produce safety field day offers farm tour, on-site experts

Farmers can see produce safety best practices in action at an Oct. 11 field day at Happy Hollow Farm in Jamestown, Missouri.
The field day is presented by Missouri Farmers Union with University of Missouri Extension and Lincoln University Cooperative Extension.

Applications for student financial aid opens

    The primary form used to determine student financial aid eligibility opened Oct. 1, for students enrolling in the 2022-2023 academic year. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, often known as the FAFSA, is used by colleges and universities, the state, and federal government to award grants, scholarships, work-study, and student loans. Students should submit a FAFSA every year they plan to attend college.

Missouri observing National 4-H Week, Oct. 3-9

“Find Your Spark” is the theme of this year’s National 4-H Week, observed Oct. 3-9.

Financial aid workshops are being held at ECC

    East Central College’s financial aid department will hold a series of workshops to help students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) over the course of several evenings.

Pork industry interns wanted

    Internship programs are a great opportunity for college students to make contacts and gain experience while still in school. One such opportunity is with the Missouri Pork Association and their internship program.

Missouri Pork Association calls for applicants to the 2022 Youth Pork Ambassador Program

    The Missouri Pork Association is now accepting applications for the 2022 Youth Pork Ambassador Program. The program allows students to actively interact with leaders in Missouri’s pork industry and receive a $1,000 scholarship, payable to any technical school, community college, or a four-year institution.