Continuing education, seminars and noncredit courses
Oncology keynote is for anyone in the field of health care

Scott Burton, a 20 year cancer survivor, comedian and world-class juggler, will give the keynote address at the 2015 Clinical Oncology Symposium: Enhancing Knowledge, Promoting Application to Practice. Read more

Community and leadership
Storyteller brings black history to life

Storyteller Bobby Norfolk celebrates Black History Month every month. He brings to life stories that relate to social justice in a way that is entertaining for all ages. Read more

Agriculture
Bird flu pops up at Asbury and Fortuna turkey farms

If contained, H5N2 should have little impact on the state's poultry industry. According to the USDA’s National Veterinary Services, this is the first time this strain of avian influenza has been found in Missouri. Read more

Nutrition and health
Cooking with canned goods

Here are easy-to-prepare recipes using canned chicken as the main ingredient with cooking and preparation tips, measurement conversions and  safety measures. See all of the Can-Do series, Read more

4-H
4-H partnership and movie send anti-bullying message

The story of Marshall the Miracle Dog has inspired a book, a movie and a youth mentoring program. The movie features strong anti-bullying and animal rescue themes. Read more

Lawn and garden
2015 is the year of the coleus

Mention coleus to most gardeners and mental images of shade-loving plants with colorful leaves come to mind. This colorful yet durable plant adapts well to a wide range situations. Read more

Emergency management
Laundry packets pack a harmful punch to children

While they may look and feel fun, highly concentrated soap pods cause rapid vomiting, wheezing, gasping, sleepiness, eye damage and, in rare cases, death. Read more

Natural resources
Harvesting timber can provide multiple benefits

A standing tract of timber can bring anywhere from $300 to $700 per acre. Harvesting is a selective process of removing mature trees. About half of the volume can be removed in a sustainable manner. Read more

Families and relationships
A new kind of love: Living apart together

Retirees Joyce Huber and Bob Dolliver are among the growing number of adults who are in committed relationships but live apart. They’re known as LATs, which stands for living apart together. Watch the video. Read more

Home and consumer life
Save part of your tax refund

The nonprofit organization America Saves suggests a 30-40-30 plan for the past, present and future: Designate 30 percent of your refund to pay off debt and catch up on outstanding bills. Watch the video. Read more

Business and careers
Production Products Manufacturing and Sales Co. — St. Louis City

This firm is probably the country’s largest producer of chemical and biological protective shelters and equipment for our military and allies. These shelter maker tackles Ebola — and the future. Read more

Partnerships strengthen regional economies

SET initiative helps communities join forces to foster growth. Read more

Against the grain

If you don't work on a farm, a bin full of grain may not look dangerous. Watch the video. Read more

Special enrollment period for those surprised by Affordable Care Act

Many people were surprised when they filed their 2014 taxes. If they didn't have health insurance or an exemption last year, they discovered they owed a penalty. Listen to the audio. Read more

Fescue school ideas can change livestock grazing forever

A novel endophyte fescue school tells how to increase calf gains, cow's milk, herd health and reproduction rates. Read more

Spring into savings at the grocery store

You don't have to be an extreme couponer to save money on groceries. Read more

Seven simple steps to heart health

We can all make some changes in our health habits that will not only make us feel better, they will decrease our risk for heart attack. Read more

Your taxes and the Affordable Care Act

This year, when filing your income taxes, you'll be asked if you had health insurance in 2014. Read more

Website shows impact of land-grant universities

Online resource provides access to research and extension impact statements across state and university lines. Read more

Consumers see more meat as farmers respond to good prices

With lower prices, meat supplies fell 9 percent from 2007 to 2012. With recent higher prices, farmers bred more animals. The resulting expansion in meat is expecting to reach a peak by 2018. Read more

MU Extension offers help with fence laws

The state's fencing laws often confuse landowners, renters and their neighbors. Read more

How does your garden grow?

If you can't remember, you need From Seed to Harvest and Beyond: Garden Journal and Calendar. This journal will keep you organized with the details of your garden in one handy place. Read more

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