Enrollment now open for English Language classes

    Area residents seeking English language skills can enroll now through East Central College’s Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program.

2021 MU Computers on the Farm conference meets Feb. 8-9 via Zoom

With its virtual format, this year’s Computers on the Farm conference, Feb. 8-9, will vividly underscore the increasingly vital role of computers in agriculture.
“The topics are designed to simulate a hands-on experience for both beginner and advanced farm computer users,” says Kent Shannon, University of Missouri Extension agricultural engineering specialist and MU assistant teaching professor.

Training being offered to private pesticide applicators

University of Missouri Extension will offer two training options for farmers who wish to renew or obtain their private pesticide applicator license. Online trainings or a study guide are available for certification.

Missouri NRCS announces February 26th cut-off date for Conservation Stewardship Program-Classic

Agricultural producers wanting to enhance current conservation efforts are encouraged to apply for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)-Classic, formerly known as CSP-General.

Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture Scholarship deadline is Monday, February 1

    The Missouri State Fair and the Youth in Agriculture Committee are accepting applications for Youth in Agriculture scholarships for Missouri high school seniors graduating in 2021. The application form can be found on the Fair’s website at mostatefair.com. Applications should be submitted to the Missouri State Fair and must be postmarked by February 1, 2021. Applicants must submit an original copy of their application and three additional copies.

Annual poster contest being held by the Gasconade County SWCD

    The Gasconade County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is sponsoring their 2021 Annual Poster Contest.  The theme this year is:  Healthy Forests=Healthy Communities.