Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Attention farmers needing to obtain or renew your private pesticide applicator's license. Meeting dates and times have been announced for Adair, Schuyler, Sullivan, Linn and Putnam counties. Find out more at

Cooking matters for adults

Eating healthy doesn’t have to break the bank. Our Cooking Matters programs teach smart shopping strategies and healthy cooking skills that can help you prepare nutritious, low-cost meals and snacks at home. This six-week program will be offered at the Adair County Extension Center on Wednesdays, March 13 through April 17 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Find more info at

Preventing and Responding to Disease Outbreak Workshops

This workshop will be held at five locations on five different dates. Kirksville workshop will be March 15 from 10 am to 3:15 pm at the Missouri Department of Conservation, 3500 S. Baltimore. Speakers include personnel from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Missouri Department of Agriculture, USDA, APHIS and faculty from the University of Missouri. Preregistration is required to ensure enough training materials. Program is free, lunch provided. Find more information and registration form at

It's a great time to join 4-H
New year started October 1

4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H is young people making new friends and memories while preparing to be leaders of today and tomorrow. We are a volunteer-led organization that reaches boys and girls through small groups called clubs. 4-H members choose from over 40 projects in which to participate. Most projects use hands-on learning experiences to teach subject matter and life-skills such as cooperation, leadership and decision making — skills that can be applied over and over for a lifetime. Contact the Adair County Extension Center at 660-665-9866 to learn how to join 4-H


Artificial Insemination (AI) breeding barns available

There are AI breeding barns available for rent at three locations in northeast Missouri. For more information on the locations and rental information, see AI Breeding Barns (PDF)

Ag Connection newsletter shares timely information

The Ag Connection newsletter shares timely information on agricultural-related items. Read these articles at

Fencing and boundary laws

Find helpful resources on Missouri's fencing and boundary laws, visit Missouri fence laws.