Senator Justin Brown announces grants for industrial hemp producers

    Senator Justin Brown, R-Rolla, announced the Missouri Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for Missouri Industrial Hemp Fiber Grants, which are intended to help producers of industrial hemp increase capacity.

'Health entrepreneurship' could boost access to care

Missouri ranks below the national average in many key measures related to health and access to health care, especially in rural parts of the state.
A new report from University of Missouri Extension suggests that “health entrepreneurship” might be one solution to the state’s shortage of care providers.

Bee hive class being offered in Rolla

    The Rolla Bee Club and the Phelps County Master Gardeners with University Extension are offering a free class "How do I start a bee hive?" class with speaker Jessie Scrivner-Gunn. Bees are important for plant survival and for increasing food supply for humans.

BoxK Farms joins Angus Association

    BoxK Farms LLC, Bourbon, Missouri, is a new member of the American Angus Association®, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

ECC sees enrollment increase for the fall 2021 semester

    More students are enrolled at East Central College than during each of the past two fall semesters. Enrollment is up 2.5 percent in total student headcount in the fall 2021 semester compared to the fall 2020 semester.

Deadline nears for 2021 Missouri Farmland Value Opinion Survey

The deadline to participate in the 2021 Missouri Farmland Value Opinion Survey is Oct. 13.