Tue 17 Jan' 23

Fueling Opportunities — Abby Burke

Abby Burke said she decided as a freshman in high school that she wanted to become an agriculture education teacher. “I wanted other kids to experience what I was getting to experience, show them opportunities, and teach them how many different jobs are available in agriculture,” she said. As a dedicated agriculture student at Mississippi […]

Mon 30 Jan' 23

Fueling a Farm Story — Vance Keaton

A biography on Vance Keaton’s life would be full of good stories. Vance is #FuelingAFarmStory on his farm near the community of Coy in the agricultural powerhouse of #AgriReady McDonald County. Vance grew up on a farm in northwest Arkansas where his parents and grandparents were involved in agriculture, education and University Extension. The family […]

Sun 5 Feb' 23

Fueling Conservation Education — Emily Hutton

Emily Hutton moved to #AgriReady McDonald County to teach agriculture after she grew up in nearby Mt. Vernon, Missouri, on a small beef farm. To evade picking up rocks during one of her own high school summers, Emily attended the Missouri Conservation Quail Academy. The weeklong immersive academy experience focused on everything about quail, their […]

Sun 19 Feb' 23

Fueling Technology — Jeremie and Laura Nothdurft

Fueling Technology with the Nothdurft Family Near Gordonville in #AgriReady Cape Girardeau County, Jeremie and Laura Nothdurft are continuing traditions and starting new ones. Along with Jeremie’s father, the family farms nearly 1,300 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat on ground that was acquired by their ancestors in the 1800s. The Nothdurft family highly values […]

Wed 1 Mar' 23

Missouri Farmers Care Seeking Outreach and Administrative Coordinator

Missouri Farmers Care Outreach and Administrative Coordinator Missouri Farmers Care (MFC) is a joint effort by Missouri’s farming and agriculture community to stand together for the men and women who provide the food and jobs on which our communities depend. MFC works across multiple programs to advocate for the agriculture community, utilizing numerous means of […]