Month: June 2016

MU TV Selections for the 2016 season

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Southeastern Conference has designated its television selections for the first few weeks of the 2016 football season, and the first two home games of the Barry Odom era will be played under the lights at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. The league office unveiled today its TV designations, and both of Mizzou’s first two home contests will kick at 6:30 p.m. The home opener is set for Sept. 10th against Eastern Michigan, with SEC Eastern Division rival Georgia coming to Columbia on Sept. 17th. The Eastern Michigan contest will be televised on the SEC Network Alternate channel, while the...

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MDC cultivates ‘Close to home fishing’ in southeast Missouri communities

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Going to work and being on the water, working with fish, is a dream come true for Salvador Mondragon. He’s a fisheries management biologist with the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), tasked to help communities in Missouri’s southeast region in the management of fish populations in their lakes. “Growing up, I enjoyed fishing, and quite honestly I just enjoyed being on the water,” Mondragon said. That’s why helping to manage community lakes isn’t just a job to him. It’s a chance to help others cultivate an appreciation for nature as well. Throughout the state, community...

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Get Your Recipes Ready for the First Lady’s Pie Contest

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) – It’s time to pull out the recipe boxes and pie pans in preparation for the 2016 First Lady’s Pie Contest at the Missouri State Fair. The contest will again be hosted by Missouri’s First Lady Georganne Nixon in the fairgrounds’ Home Economics Building. Entry forms for the annual contest are available online for entries into the 2016 Missouri State Fair. “The First Lady’s Pie Contest is a time-honored Missouri State Fair tradition,” said Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce. “The variety of delicious custard, cream and fruit pies entered into this contest year after year is...

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Missouri National Archery in the Schools new Video

The Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program helps build stronger, more confident and accomplished kids. It began with a simple idea – teach kids the basics of archery as a part of school curriculum. Since NASP’s beginnings in 2002, millions of kids across the nation have participated in the program. This video was produced in partnership with the Missouri State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey...

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