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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: Feb. 24, 2020
Event time: | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Educate farmers and rural businesses about the importance of having a business-like approach to the use of land, labor and other resources in farming or agriculture-related endeavors. Programs focus on investment analysis, financial resources, farm ...
Event date: Feb. 25, 2020
Event time: | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Missouri law requires all purchasers and users of restricted-use pesticides to attend a training session to be certified for a private applicator license. During this training, participants will learn about safe handling of pesticides, proper ...
Event date: March 2, 2020 - April 6, 2020
New London, MO
Annie's Project — Education for Farm Women is a six-session program that empowers farm women to become better business partners by teaching them critical farm business management skills. Annie's Project participants will learn about personality ...
News & articles
- Published: Friday, Feb. 21, 2020
For producers looking to improve their forage yield and quality, frost seeding legumes is a great option for thin pastures or hay land. In Northwest Missouri, adding red clover, white clover or birdsfoot trefoil to your fescue can add nitrogen to ...
- 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: 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: 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: Sept. 1, 2002
The production of beautiful, blemish-free apples in a backyard setting is challenging in the Midwest. Temperature extremes, high humidity, and intense insect and disease pressure make it difficult to produce perfect fruit like that purchased in a ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
The rates reported in this guide are based on a statewide survey conducted by mail in the winter of 2017. Farmers, agribusiness firms, aerial applicators and land improvement contractors responded to questions on the rates they were charging or ...
Publication date: March 1, 2017
Wood ducks (Aix sponsa) are one of Missouri's most beautiful water birds (Figures 1a and 1b) and are found throughout the state.Adult males have a large purple and green crested head and a burgundy chest with white flecks. This colorful plumage ...
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: Feb. 1, 2012
The peach has often been called the Queen of Fruits. Its beauty is surpassed only by its delightful flavor and texture. Peach trees require considerable care, however, and cultivars should be carefully selected.Nectarines are basically fuzzless ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2003
Since pesticides have become an integral part of agriculture, a succession of federal and state laws has addressed the changing role of pesticides and their regulation. The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) was first ...
Embryology: Hatching Classroom Projects designed to provide you with background information and exciting experiential activities dealing with life science for use in your classroom.
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