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SCR-1 Announces 2020-2021 School Calendar

SCOTLAND COUNTY R-1 SCHOOL DISTRICT CALENDAR 2020-2021 August 18, 19, & 20 Professional Development Days August 23 First Day of School (1:31 dismissal) September 3 Early Dismissal (1:31 dismissal) September 6 Labor Day (no school) September 13 Professional Development Day (no school) September 24 Homecoming (1:31 dismissal) October 4 Professional Development Day (no school) October…

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Help feed hungry Missourians Through Hogs for Hunger Campaign

Last year, through the Missouri Farmers Care Pork Partnership, Missouri pig farmers and partners donated 611 pigs to provide more than 318,000 servings of pork to meet the needs of food-insecure Missourians. The effort is growing this year under a new name — Hogs for Hunger. As part of the expansion, Missouri pig farmers and…

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USDA to Provide Pandemic Assistance to Livestock Producers for Animal Losses

Livestock and poultry producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing can apply for assistance for those losses and the cost of depopulation and disposal of the animals. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Vilsack announced the Pandemic Livestock Indemnity Program (PLIP) in [recorded] remarks at the National Pork…

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