Tag Archives: University of Missouri Extension

David, RaElla Wiggins Inducted Into Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

SEDALIA, Mo. – “Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H’ers, David & RaElla Wiggins of  Memphis  was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 18 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. They were among 50 inductees from 38 counties establishing a legacy totaling 1,318 years of service to 4-H. […]

Kigar Recognized by University Of Missouri Extension 4-H Center For Youth Development

Alisa Kigar of Scotland County was honored with a 2018 Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award by the 4-H Center for Youth Development in March. Kigar was one of 19 volunteers recognized statewide for commitment and leadership to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development program. Alisa Kigar has supported the 4-H program for […]

Extension Council to Host Election February 20th – 22nd

Eligible voters in Scotland County will have the opportunity to participate in the election of University of Missouri Extension council members for Scotland County on February 20 through February 22. The Extension council, consisting of elected and appointed members, is the official body within the county to cooperate with the University in carrying out the […]

Extension to Host Christmas Music Concert Fundraiser December 20th

A number of local performers are joining forces once again to help out the local University of Missouri Extension Office. Scotland County Extension will host a Christmas Music Concert fundraiser on Wednesday, December 20th at 7 p.m. at the Memphis Theatre. Lonnie Erwin, Angela Neese, Nathaniel Orr, Harlo Donelson, Paige McClamroch, Schelle Cooley and Cole […]

Huckey/Findley Fairview Property Recognized as MU Extension Century Farm

While the days of the  barn dances and the gatherings to cut ice from the pond for the ice house have long past, the history of one local farm is being preserved through the University of Missouri Extension’s Century Farm program. Sherry McMillen recently was presented with Century Farm credentials for her family’s property, which […]

Extension to Offer Annie’s Project – Farm Management for Women

University of Missouri Extension is offering Annie’s Project beginning March 2.   The deadline to enroll is February 27.  The course is targeted towards farm women, women landowners and new farmers. The course includes six evening sessions (Thursday evenings) –March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6.  The location for this course is the Adair […]

MU Extension Offers Upcoming Program on Livestock Risk Protection

University of Missouri Extension offers livestock producers an opportunity to learn about price risk protection to manage some of the market uncertainty, states Darla Campbell, University of Missouri Extension Agricultural Business Specialist.  Crop insurance is widely used, while Livestock Risk Protection, the livestock equivalent, is underutilized.  As profit margins narrow for livestock producers in this […]

Four Board Members to Be Elected to Extension Council in February

Four county residents have completed terms of office on the Scotland County University of Missouri Extension Council and will be succeeded by new members after a February 15 through February 17, 2017 election. Outgoing members are Nancy McClamroch, Jefferson; Karen Kraus, Combined; Joanie Baker, Combined; and Laurie Jack, Jefferson. Council members whose terms continue are: […]

Extension to Host Estate, Retirement Program for Farm and Small Business in Memphis

University of Missouri Extension will reach out to local communities to help farm families, individuals and businesses with succession, estate and retirement planning. The program called Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future consists of four workshops held on Tuesday nights from 6:00 to 9:00 PM January 24, 31 and February 7, and 14, 2017 at […]

Cooler Temperatures Expected This Winter: Expected Snowfall Between 15 and 20 Inches 

Temperatures have started to cool and coats and sweatshirts have been pulled out of the closets. Tony Lupo, University of Missouri professor of atmospheric science, said those coats could get a lot of use this winter, as it could be a tad cooler than the average. “I’m thinking it’s going to be a little colder […]