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Through a network of county offices, the University of Missouri solves problems and engages with communities across all 114 counties and the City of St. Louis.
MU faculty, staff and elected council members, who live in your community, work with you to identify local interests and issues and then offer relevant programming and resources to meet the unique needs of you and your community.
Our job is to partner with communities to find solutions with credible, science-based information that will help you:
- Grow safe and healthy food
- Build and grow profitable businesses
- Improve your health and relationships
- Increase agricultural production
- Update professional training in business, health and safety
- Engage youth as valued, contributing citizens
Explore the MU Extension website and your county page to discover how MU Extension can enhance your life.
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Event date: March 23, 2020 - March 24, 2024
Canning salsa, pickles, and other acidified foods for sale under a Missouri food license requires specific certification. This two-day workshop is intended for supervisors of thermally processed acidified food facilities and licensed food ...
Event date: Feb. 5, 2020 - May 13, 2020
*An orientation session will be held February 5, 2020 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm* Classes on Wednesday Evenings - March 4, 2020 through May 13, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm In addition to the classes, four Saturday field trips will be held on April 11, April 25, ...
News & articles
- Published: Friday, March 27, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The stage is set for more spring flooding in Missouri, said University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan. “A lot will depend on the weather patterns that set up over the region in the next few weeks,” he said. ...
- Published: Friday, March 20, 2020
Show Me Resilience. In challenging times, Missourians come together. This simple phrase illustrates how University of Missouri Extension and communities across the state are showing up for each other. People, businesses and communities across ...
- Published: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
With the recent restrictions on gatherings due to COVID-19 affecting Missouri 4-H members, volunteers, and faculty and staff, we have received many questions about how to handle eligibility for participation at county fairs. As a reminder, Missouri ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2016
Missouri has two fence laws: the general fence law (updated Aug. 28, 2001) and the local option fence law. In addition, Missouri law addresses special situations of property bordering a road, a railroad, or a body of water. Landowners need to be ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2014
Roses are among our most treasured garden plants (Figure 1). Throughout history their elegant, symbolic flowers have occupied a special place in the hearts and minds of people everywhere. However, proper care after planting is essential to develop ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2004
Roses are one of the world's most popular flowers. Their beauty and delicate fragrance have universal appeal. Roses are well adapted to many different environmental conditions. They are useful for cut flowers and many landscape effects. Since they ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
After selecting and installing a wood stove you will be anxious to get it going. Learn to operate and maintain the stove so it can provide warmth and comfort in a safe and efficient manner.OperationOnce a good stove has been selected and installed ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2014
Although insects are one of the most populous forms of animal life on earth, only a small number of them may, at some time, become a potential problem in turfgrass. Turfgrass insects can be somewhat cyclical and very dependent on a number of factors. ...
Publication date: May 1, 2001
Knowledge of a pest's biology, including the stages at which it causes damage and its seasonal occurrence, and recognition of damage are essential to both conventional and alternative control methods in orchard pest management. This publication ...
Completed: Build Your Board Development Training
This five module, sixteen lesson course is designed for board members of nonprofit organizations. The course provides a comprehensive overview for your board, with the goal of helping them to become a more effective and informed guiding force for ...
In this sequence from Illustra Media's newest documentary FLIGHT: THE GENIUS OF BIRDS, you will enter a fertilized egg to witness a bird's embryonic development.