Department of Natural Resources offers tips for holiday recycling

The holiday season is almost over and soon it will be time to take down the decorations and dispose of Christmas trees, packaging, wrapping and other items, including used or broken electronics. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has a few suggestions to help with disposing of these items this holiday season.

MU Extension to help expand mental health resources in rural areas

Missouri’s rural counties lack mental health services despite growing financial stress and suicide rates.
All of Missouri’s 99 rural counties face a shortage of mental health professionals; 57 of them have none.

ECC to offer in-person, online and streaming classes this spring

    The spring semester at East Central College will look much like the fall semester, with a full range of class offerings and delivery methods.
    According to ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer, not much has changed in course delivery from Fall to Spring, primarily because what the college has done has worked so well.

CFO announces below-market loan program for nonprofits in arts, environment, animals

    The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is launching a new program to support nonprofits affected by the ongoing pandemic with below-market loans to help sustain activities and services that benefit our communities.

Hay storage is key to making it go further

There are two ways to more hay: Grow more or store it better.
Many factors influence how bales make the trip from the field to the cow, says Jim Humphrey, a University of Missouri agronomist and member of the NRCS+MU Grasslands Project.