ECC sees increase in students earning dual credit

    There has been a spike in the number of dual credit students this spring at East Central College compared to last year.
    There are 525 students who are enrolled in dual credit at ECC, which is 51 more than the 474 enrolled in the spring 2019 semester.

Nominations sought for Outstanding ECC Alumni

    There are many great East Central College alumni making a difference in their communities, and throughout world.
    Nominations are being sought for the 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award to recognize those former students. The award is presented by the East Central College Foundation/Alumni Office.

MO NRCS sets April 10 application deadline to apply for easements

    The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has set an April 10 deadline to apply for wetland and agricultural land easements in Missouri. NRCS provides technical and financial assistance to help private landowners, tribes, land trusts and other groups protect valuable lands through easements.

Grazing school to be held in Rolla

    The Phelps and Crawford Soil and Water Conservation Districts are sponsoring their annual grazing school this year at the Phelps County Courthouse in Rolla on April 22-24.  The school will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Move livestock to the feed to lower costs, save nutrients

Milo planted for grazing cuts winter feed bills by half and keeps nutrients on the farm, says Rusty Lee, University of Missouri Extension agronomist.
Nutrients stay on the land when cattle and sheep recycle manure by stomping it into the soil during grazing, Lee says.

Restaurant at Pairie Dell now accepting reservations

    The Restaurant at Prairie Dell will once again open its doors to the public this spring. Join the East Central College Culinary Department for gourmet food and top-notch service at a great price.