Agriculture

R-II ag education receives $115,000 grant

Morgan County R-II School District Board of Education received some good news Monday, June 19 at their monthly meeting: the vocational agriculture program at the high school has been awarded a Vocational-Technical Education Enhancement Grant of $115,316.85. The grant will be used to build a new greenhouse and purchase five MIG welders, two plasma cutters,

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FFA disaster relief project blows up, in a good way

When members of the Stover FFA chapter decided to have a donation drive for farmers affected by recent wildfires in Kansas and Oklahoma, they little expected what would result. FFA member Landon Thompson said their original idea was to send just one load of baled hay to a distribution point in Woodward, Okla. But when

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