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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: June 9, 2020
Event time: | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Most small business owners and managers focus on the company’s Profit and Loss Statement. However, just as important is the company’s Balance Sheet. This webinar will explain the importance of an accurate Balance Sheet and the types of financial ...
Event date: June 9, 2020
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This workshop provides new ideas for combining creative movement and activity with learning about numbers and letters in developmentally appropriate ways. Join us and find out how to help children get ready for kindergarten by slithering like a ...
Event date: June 10, 2020
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
This offering will provide current and future business owners a framework for creating a marketing strategy in a growing online marketplace. Participants will learn what information is needed to successfully choose marketing tools for their brand and ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, May 28, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new tracking tool developed at the University of Missouri provides a continuously updated 14-day snapshot of new cases of COVID-19 in every county in the nation, helping the public monitor trends in cases as local stay-at-home ...
- Published: Tuesday, May 5, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Healthy lawns make for healthy streams. University of Missouri Extension offers homeowners a new series of Zoom classes on how to keep lawn fertilizers and pesticides from reaching streams. The live series, “Healthy Yards for ...
- Published: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri’s Center for Applied Research and Engagement Systems (CARES) has launched the COVID-19 Testing Dashboard, an online mapping and charting tool that provides a graphical look at COVID-19 testing in each ...
- Published: Monday, April 27, 2020
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – What do you do when school moves online but your kids don’t have internet access?In Butler, Carter and Wayne counties in southeastern Missouri, University of Missouri Extension has an answer thanks to generous community ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 1980
Missouri CourthousesContact and other information about this county is available on the National Association of Counties website, http://explorer.naco.org.Marian M. OhmanDepartment of Community Development County: CarterOrganized: March 10, 1859Named ...
The Beginning Gardener-Getting Started with Vegetables-2020
May 15, 2020 - July 15, 2020
This self-paced course perfect for learning how to grow vegetables in your own backyard. Based on information from the Master Gardeners Core Training series, this pilot course provides learners with just enough information to get started with a ...
MU Extension in Carter County
710 Main Street
PO Box 459
Van Buren, MO 63965
|8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday|