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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: Sept. 29, 2020 - Oct. 14, 2020
MU Labor and Workforce Development are partnering with community workforce partners to provide information and resources for job seekers, dislocated workers, and individuals who are transitioning to new careers. MU Extension and our workforce ...
Event date: Sept. 29, 2020
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This workshop provides new ideas for combining creative movement and activity with learning about numbers and letters in developmentally appropriate ways. Join us and find out how to help children get ready for kindergarten by slithering like a ...
Event date: Sept. 30, 2020
Event time: | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Seize the opportunity to develop real-time human resource (HR) tools in order to get better results and gain a distinct competitive edge. The FireUP Your HR series will address COVID-19 impacts on your employees and workplace, help you solve HR ...
News & articles
- Published: Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020
We are in the last few weeks of the census, and Missouri needs your help. Let’s help Missouri finish strong with the census! You are a trusted voice with someone. Please take a moment to reach out to those in your area of influence – friends, ...
- Published: Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri Office of Extension and Engagement has assembled a state advisory committee to support the university’s reach and mission across Missouri. The MU Extension and Engagement State Advisory Committee ...
- Published: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020
Seize the opportunity to develop real-time human resource (HR) tools in order to get better results and gain a distinct competitive edge. FireUP Your HR will address COVID-19 impacts on your employees and workplace, help you solve HR problems, and ...
- Published: Friday, Sept. 4, 2020
SBIR Week in the Midwest connects entrepreneurs to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding - the SBIR/STTR programs.2020 SBIR Week in the Midwest is a virtual, collaborative outreach effort connecting entrepreneurs working on advanced ...
Publication date: May 1, 2017
Cleaning up after a flood takes special care. Families returning to their flooded homes should exercise caution before and during the cleanup process. To help you get your life and home back to normal, download this PDF.ContentsSteps toward ...
Publication date: May 1, 2016
It takes some time and effort to develop a lawn with the right mixture of turfgrass species and varieties for your landscape and situation, but it is worth the investment to achieve results that are attractive, durable and easy to maintain. Important ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2015
Established lawns may be maintained at different levels of perfection according to individual situations and desires, but good lawns seldom “just happen.” This summary outlines major steps required to maintain a high-quality lawn year round.Steps ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2015
Thatch is a layer of living and dead roots, crowns and lower shoots that often develops in lawns (Figure 1). It can weaken and even destroy a lawn if not prevented or removed.Figure 1Thatch is a distinct layer of organic matter consisting of living ...
Publication date: June 1, 2014
As much as 80 percent of the water used around the home during summer is used outside. Watering the lawn is the main outside water use. During dry summers, local water authorities may cut off water for outside use or only allow watering on certain ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2012
Increasing numbers of homeowners are inquiring about low-impact environmental approaches to lawn care. This has generated many questions and concerns from lawn care operators and turf managers. Using natural or environmentally friendly products seems ...
CEU 23rd Annual Conference for Office and Clinic Nurses and Office Support Staff
Sept. 10, 2020 - Nov. 15, 2020
23nd Annual Conference for Office and Clinic Nurses and Office Support Staff Includes Specific Content for Health Care Providers as well as Clerical, Technical and Administrative Personnel On Demand Session September 14th through November 14th, 2020 ...
CEU 13th Evidence-Based Practice on the Frontline Conference
Sept. 17, 2020 - Nov. 20, 2020
Due to the interest in this conference, we are expanding and simplifying course access. The LIVE OPTION will take place as planned on September 17. Every session will be recorded and available for viewing for 60 days. As A BONUS, we are ...
Becoming an Engaged Neighbor
Becoming an engaged neighbor means learning and using the names of people who live next to you, developing relationships with them, and being involved in your neighborhood. It does take time and effort. But there are personal and community benefits. ...
Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident Response Awareness-2021
Aug. 31, 2020 - Oct. 15, 2020
This Awareness course is the first level of first responder certification. A first responder must be properly trained and mentally prepared when called upon to respond to a hazardous material or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incident. This course ...
CEU Immunization Webinar Series 2 (FY21)
Aug. 19, 2020 - July 1, 2021
Immunization Webinar Series 2The purpose of this series of five (5) webinars is to update the knowledge base regarding immunization practices and vaccine recommendations based on national guidelines and the latest evidence to guide practice. ...
2020-09 Critical Care Course
Sept. 25, 2020 - Dec. 16, 2020
Complete the EMS Education Application FIRST before. If accepted, you will receive an email with further instructions and a discount code for this course The CCP course is designed to prepare paramedics to provide advanced critical care during ground ...
Completing MO 4-H Level 3 Recognition Form Y2200 - 4-H Recognition Worksheet
The Key Award, the highest award a 4-H member can receive, recognizes significant leadership at the club or group, community and state levels, rewarding hard work, accomplishments and contributions to the overall 4-H program.
MU Extension in Phelps County
200 N. Main, Courthouse
Rolla, MO 65401
|8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Closed from noon to 12:30 p.m.|