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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 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 20, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension is offering online town hall meetings led by agronomy, livestock and horticulture specialists. “MU Extension has long served as a trusted and necessary resource to help Missourians get food on the ...
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 ...
MU Extension in Madison County
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Fredericktown, MO 63645
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