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- Grow safe and healthy food
- Build and grow profitable businesses
- Improve your health and relationships
- Increase agricultural production
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- Engage youth as valued, contributing citizens
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Event date: June 2, 2020 - June 25, 2020
“Taking Care of You” is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall ...
Event date: June 2, 2020
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Most people do not enjoy dealing with conflict, and much of the conflict we have is simple miscommunication. The workshop will explore the hazards of everyday communication that can cause confusion and conflict with peers, employers, employees, and ...
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 ...
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 ...
Master Gardener Newsletter covering Greene, Butler, and other counties
The Garden Spade, January 2020 issue, covering Greene, Butler, and other counties
The Garden Spade, November 2019 issue, covering Greene, Butler, and other counties
The Garden Spade, October 2019 issue, covering Greene, Butler, and other counties
MU Extension in Perry County
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Perryville, MO 63775
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