By Brad Tregnago of KSSZ Governor Greitens (R) says he must withhold about $700 million over the next 18 months to balance Missouriâs state budget. Former state Senator Kurt Schaefer (R-Columbia), who served as budget committee chairman, says it would be hard for Greitens to cut the state budget without taking some money from K-12 […]
(KREI Radio reporter Greg Armbruster contributed to this story] Legislation has been filed to rename a section of Interstate 55 in Jefferson County for a southeast Missouri native who died last year in New York, after saving another swimmer caught in a riptide. Missourinet Farmington affiliate KREI Radio reports West Point Cadet Thomas Surdyke is […]
An American dairy farm employee from Mexico says language and culture differences cause fewer problems for Latino workers now, but they still exist.
Ignacio Escamilla, who calls himself Hispanic, manages a dairy parlor near Alma Center, Wisconsin where he has been employed for 22 years.Â He tells Brownfield religion and certain holidays are important in their culture.Â âMotherâs Day is one of the big ones and itâs like a holiday for us because we celebrate our mothers, and the other is DÃa de Muertos, thatâs another big holiday in Mexico.âÂ DÃa de Muertos is a celebration of the dead that dates back to ancient Aztec culture.
The Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee is enabling farmers interested in engagement with consumers.
Melinda Groth serves on both the American Farm Bureau and Minnesota Farm Bureau committees and says there are many opportunities to explain modern farming practices to an often uneducated audience.
“We tend to think that everybody is not interested (because) it’s boring.Â It’s our everyday thing, why would anyone else be interested in hearing about how we do chores or what planting decisions we make.Â