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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: Jan. 31, 2020 - Feb. 1, 2020
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Poplar Bluff, MO
January 31 and February 1 will mark another installment of the Heartland Agriculture and Natural Resources Expo (Ag Expo), which will be held at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Ag Expo has continued to grow and add new events ...
Event date: Feb. 18, 2020
Event time: | 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saint Louis, MO
Are you an employer of food, agriculture, or forestry workers in Missouri? If so, we need your input! To understand the workforce issues facing Missouri’s food, agriculture and forestry industries, we need input from employers and industry ...
Event date: Feb. 24, 2020
Event time: | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The training is required for those producing agricultural commodities and wanting to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on land they own, rent or crop-share. Those needing recertification training to renew their license for another 5 years ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
Christine Tew"Home team" typically refers to a favorite sports team. But Christine Tew’s home team is made up of the people who root hardest for her.They are the network of people she’s met in her life who are her friends, peers, and role models ...
- Published: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
Beth SynderAs kids we often respond to the question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" with answers like a princess, an astronaut, or superhero. The reality 20 years later is almost never the same. However, for Beth Snyder, that is not the ...
- Published: Monday, Sept. 16, 2019
Perhaps the best-known type of professional liability insurance is malpractice insurance carried by medical professionals. Professional liability insurance carried by other professionals, such as accountants and architects, is frequently called ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2014
Parasitic diseases and nonparasitic disorders can cause serious vegetable losses in home gardens. Many species of microorganisms — including fungi, bacteria, viruses, phytoplasmas and nematodes — cause diseases of vegetable crops. For disease to ...
Publication date: July 1, 2019
Some of the “West Coast” varieties such as ‘Atlas’ and ‘UC 157’ are more heat tolerant (85 degrees Fahrenheit) than the Jersey varieties (e.g., ‘Jersey Knight’, ‘Jersey Gem’). However, they may be subject to winter injury in ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2016
Home production of vegetables has been increasing in popularity in recent years. In addition to saving on the family food bill, the availability of fresh, inexpensive produce from the family garden is conducive to maintaining good dietary ...
Publication date: April 1, 2010
The tomato is America's most popular home garden crop. Tomatoes require a small area, bear repeatedly, are widely adapted and easy to grow, and have many culinary uses. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C, low in calories, and an excellent source ...
If you buy or sell custom farm services in Missouri, your input is needed in the Missouri Custom Rates survey. Used by landowners, farmers, custom operators and government agencies, it benefits the ag community as it produces food, fuel and fiber.
The Missouri Value-Added Grant Program, through Missouri Department of Agriculture, provides grants for projects that add value to Missouri agricultural products and aid the economy of a rural community.