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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
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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 4, 2020
Event time: | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
As traditional sales models have been upended due to COVID-19, many companies are re-thinking their market approach and considering e-commerce for the first time. To assist, we are providing you with the basics on getting started with e-commerce. In ...
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 26, 2020
A crime-fighting alert bracelet that looks like a smartwatch. A simple way to sanitize toilet brushes. A solution for those stinky kitchen sink sponges. A fail-safe system for tidying messy drawers. These were among the winning ideas submitted by 20 ...
- Published: Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Houseplants may improve your health This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA Amy Bartels, Human Development & Family Science, MU Extension Hospitals, funerals, housewarming gifts…many of us have likely given or received a houseplant ...
- 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 ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2007
This manual is meant to be used as a training aid for private applicators who wish to be certified to apply restricted use pesticides. This manual includes much information about the effects of pesticides and how to ensure that they can continue to ...
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 ...
Adults desiring to volunteer with Missouri 4-H must complete this form to consent to a background check.
The 4-H Clover is a catalog of Missouri 4-H projects, programs and publications. It is designed to help volunteers, members and their families select projects and activities. It will also help in setting goals. In most cases, project levels need not ...
MU Extension in Hickory County
18715 Cedar Street
Hermitage, MO 65668
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