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Event date: June 2, 2020
Event time: | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Will my pets be safe when I return to the workplace? Will my pets bring COVID into my home? Does COVID present a threat to the health of ranchers, or the health of the heard?Join us for a special session to learn more about health concerns and safety ...
Event date: June 2, 2020 - June 16, 2020
This workshop will be offered online via Zoom.This workshop will consist of three sessions to provide landowners with information on having a timber sale. Sessions (7:00 pm to 8:30 pm) 1) Marketing your timber 6/2/202) Best Management Practices ...
Event date: June 3, 2020 - June 27, 2020
This programs presented by Lindsey Stevenson and Brandi Richardson, nutrition and health specialists for MU Extension.“Taking Care of You” is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress ...
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: Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Social Distancing 101: Pets and Livestock As we work through this time of COVID-19 it is expected that people are worried and concerned about the health of their family, friends, and loved ones. Many people are closer to their pets and livestock ...
- Published: Tuesday, May 26, 2020
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – In September of 1914, Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton set out on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, intending to be the first man to traverse the Antarctic continent. When their ship the Endurance got stuck in the ...
- Published: Friday, May 22, 2020
Pasture being overtaken by buttercup This spring has brought an unusual number of questions from cattlemen about poisonous plants. Fortunately, most did not involve a death situation but rather a curiosity of what is that plant in my pasture? One of ...
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 ...
Healthy Yards for Clear Streams 2020
May 18, 2020 - June 12, 2020
Healthy Yards for Clear Streams is designed to help you be environmentally responsible with lawn and landscape practices. By implementing the practices learned in this program, you will be able to reduce your annual use of fertilizers and pesticides ...
Note: If you would like a physical version, a limited supply is still available. Contact Joyce Taylor.
MU Extension in Greene County
2400 S. Scenic Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
|The office is closed until June 22, but specialists are answering phones and emails and special appointments can be made. See the faculty and staff page for specific specialists’ contact information.|