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Eric and Pathoumma Meusch grow produce, meat and eggs on their Rolla, Mo., farm. Photo by Linda Geist
ROLLA, Mo. – Eric and Pathoumma Meusch had a hard time finding good-quality, locally grown foods when they moved from Asia to Eric’s hometown of Rolla. They grew their own food and soon received requests from friends and neighbors to buy food. They opened Meusch Farms in 2010. They shared their...
Charles Fletcher of Edgewood Dairy and Creamery tells his granddaughter about the value of good grazing forage. Photo courtesy of Edgewood Dairy
PURDY, Mo. – Twenty years ago, Charles Fletcher of Edgewood Dairy and Creamery attended a University of Missouri Extension grazing school. It would change the future of the family dairy operation. Fletcher’s father started the dairy farm in 1966. His father milked cows by hand 365 days a year,...
Avoid direct exposure of meat to an open flame.
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – With summer approaching, people are going outside and firing up their grills. Grilling meat over open flame can produce tasty meals. But it can also produce harmful chemicals, especially if the temperature is above 300 degrees Fahrenheit. These chemicals are known as...
Caldwell County Health Department is offering free screenings for CBC and Basic Metabolic Panel. The blood draws will be Friday, June 23, 2017 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Call 816-586-2311 to schedule an appointment. The health department is partnering with Caldwell County Ambulance for this event.
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends!   Lawmakers Move Quickly to Give Final Approval to Jobs Bill (HB 1) Lawmakers concluded their business in quick and efficient fashion last week as the House and Senate worked to get a jobs bill across the legislative finish line in a matter of days. Called back for an...
Halestorm with Skylar Grey, August 11
Halestorm with opener Skylar Grey to perform at the 2017 Missouri State Fair Halestorm with Skylar Grey on the Pepsi Grandstand Stage 7:30 p.m., Friday, Aug 11 $50 premium track $40 regular track $35 premium grandstand $30 regular track Tickets on Sale Starting June 20 Southern Uprising Tour to...
Even when Audrain County Advanced Master Gardener Sally Maxwell suffered severe osteoporosis, she found a way to be in the greenhouse daily. Photo courtesy of Tom Maxwell
MEXICO, Mo. – A national tomato growers supply company honors a Missouri Advanced Master Gardener this spring by selling tomato seeds she saved for decades. On the cover of its 2017 catalog, the Tomato Growers Supply Co. features “Mrs. Maxwell’s Big Italian,” an heirloom beefsteak tomato prized for...
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will sponsor a Summer Tax School July 6 at Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, Columbia. MU Extension agricultural business specialist Mary Sobba says the program centers on farm tax issues. Speakers include a tax law professor, a retired...
Artisans may bring entries to One By One on Thursday evening, June 15th between 6:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Calling all artisans! Caldwell County Arts and Bank Northwest are sponsoring a Mixed Media Art Show at the One By One Center in Hamilton Friday and Saturday (June 16 & 17). This year's classes will include painting and watercolor, drawing, photography, jewelry, sculpture, pottery and quilts....
Now that graduations are done with, it’s time to start planning that summer road trip. And even with 50 or 60 years’ driving experience behind you, many changes have taken place in the cars we drive, the highways we drive on and certain traffic rules here in town. Although originally associated...

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