ECC reaching out to students to finish degrees

    East Central College is offering former students resources, incentives and a step-by-step guide to finish what they started and earn a college degree.
    ECC’s Finish Your Investment (FYI) program is designed to guide students who’ve completed college credits at East Central College to help them complete a degree.

Extension entities collaborate to support Missouri's agricultural businesses

Agriculture affects our daily lives in many ways. From the food we eat to the strength of local economies, agriculture is a cornerstone of American life.
COVID-19 has disrupted Missouri’s agricultural industry through lower, unstable commodity prices, strain on the food supply chain and changes in consumer purchasing habits.

Missouri 4-H receives grant for Day of Service activities on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Missouri 4-H has received a Day of Service grant of $80,985 from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service.

Registration open for online Master Gardener training

Even in the era of COVID-19, Master Gardener learning options continue to grow.

Going Virtual: CAFNR Agricultural Research Centers moving forward with mostly virtual Field Days

Following discussions with local health departments and advisory boards, all educational field days offered by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) Agricultural Research Centers, except one, will be hosted virtually this year. The Graves-Chapple Research Center, located near Rock Port, Mo., is the only Research Center that will host an in-person field day and will follow all CDC guidelines for social distancing. These decisions were made locally at each Research Center.

Neighborhood Leadership Academy opens fall registration

University of Missouri Extension invites Meramec region residents to register for the fall 2020 Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA), a leadership training focused on community building principles.  Created in 2002, Neighborhood Leadership Academy provides in-depth training that emphasizes community building strategies, project planning, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills.