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Programs for adults interested in exploring new skills, activities and the world around them.See more (clickable)
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Event date: Oct. 28, 2019 - Dec. 18, 2019
Event time: | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and ...
Event date: Oct. 29, 2019 - Dec. 10, 2019
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Diabetes Self-Management program is comprised of weekly 2 hour sessions for six weeks, in community settings such as churches, community centers, libraries and hospitals. The weekly sessions are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of ...
Event date: Nov. 4, 2019 - Nov. 21, 2019
Event time: | 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Jefferson City, MO
Pollinators — such as bees, birds, butterflies, bats and insects — play a crucial role in the production of most fruits and vegetables. They also support healthy ecosystems that clean the air, stabilize soils and support wildlife. Studies show ...
Event date: Nov. 5, 2019 - Nov. 26, 2019
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Our aim is to help participants implement new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance. Cost : $35 Sessions: (All sessions are 1 pm to 3 pm) 1 11/5/2019 2 11/12/2019 3 11/19/2019 4 11/26/2019 ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – This winter’s snow and ice took its toll on trees. Proper pruning now, followed by extra care in the growing season, gives trees a chance to grow back strong and healthy, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist ...
- Published: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Holiday plants will live to bloom another year with proper care, said University of Missouri Extension state horticulturist David Trinklein. Now is the time to start that care.Plants such as amaryllis and Christmas cactus received ...
- Published: Friday, Dec. 7, 2018
MARBLE HILL, Mo. - As winter lingers, gardeners plan and dream of warmer days ahead. Follow these simple tips now for more gardening joy in the spring, says Donna Aufdenberg, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in horticulture. -Mulch ...
- Published: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Amaryllis is the perfect last-minute gift for young and old, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. “Plants make thoughtful gifts at this time of the year, or simply represent a good way of ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2019
Time for Apples!Fall is a wonderful time of year for many reasons, and the season’s abundance of fresh produce like apples is one of them. Whole apples store well in the refrigerator or in a cool, dark place for six to eight months (depending on ...
Publication date: July 1, 2019
Low-Sugar PreservesMaking jams and jellies is a great way to preserve extra summer fruits, particularly those that might be “imperfect” in their shape or size for eating fresh. But jams and jellies typically have a lot of added sugars, and thus, ...
Publication date: May 1, 2019
Preserving Edible Pea PodsPreserving spring peas has long been popular, but have you given thought to preserving edible pea pods?Sugar snap peas are a cross between garden peas and edible pod peas. You can recognize them by their nonfibrous, plump, ...
Publication date: March 1, 2019
StrawberriesThough it may still feel like winter at times, local strawberries will be in season soon! Strawberries are not only a sure sign of spring, but also a very nutritious food. One cup of strawberries has only 53 calories, while providing 3 ...
Publication date: Feb. 27, 2019
Browse the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute's spring 2019 course catalog to see how you can get involved. Osher's new session includes 22 courses that kick off March 11, as well as brown-bag seminars, Saturday morning book talks, and several club ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2019
Making Yogurt at HomeYogurt: By definition, it is a cultured milk product containing live bacteria. Federal standard of identity regulations require that a product specifically include Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus bacteria ...
This document outlines the formal operational guidelines of the Missouri Master Gardener program. It explains the relationship between MU Extension, county extension councils and local Master Gardener groups in the day-to-day operation of a program.
The Grow Native! program increases conservation awareness of native plants and provides resources to help people use them in their plantings.
The Missouri Garden 'n Grow Program is a summer volunteer gardening program developed for 9- to 13-year-old youths.
Provides in-depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening.
Health Information for Men
Information to help men improve their health through lessons covering the latest findings on health-related topics.
Missouri Master Naturalist
A community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program sponsored jointly by the Missouri Department of Conservation and MU Extension.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Builds a learning community for 50+ adults based on an array of courses, special events and seminars.