Welcome to Andrew County Extension

MU Extension is the University of Missouri’s classroom in Andrew County. We connect people to research-based education to enrich the quality of life and enhance the economic well-being of our communities. MU Extension-Andrew County is your one-stop source for practical education and information on almost anything.

MU Extension partners with the Andrew County Commission and other local organizations to provide education, information and services that meet people’s needs. The elected and appointed members of the Andrew County extension council provide guidance in identifying those needs to ensure that our educational programs are relevant, reliable and responsive.

Whether it’s resources for yourself or your family, farm, business or community, we invite you to explore our website or contact the Andrew County Extension Office in Savannah to learn how we can help you.  If you can't find what you are looking for on our website, please give us a call at 816-324-3147 or send an email to andrewco@missouri.edu.

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Living a Healthy Life (Chronic Disease Self-Management Program)

Wednesdays, April 10 - May 15, 2019 at the Rolling Hills Library in Savannah, MO, 1:00-3:00 p.m. To register, call 816-271-7057 or online at moarthritis.org You may also RSVP to the Andrew County Extension office at 816-324-3147. Walk-Ins are welcome.

Flood-Related Resources from MU Extension

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Missouri Flood Info on Facebook

Missouri Flood Info, http://www.facebook.com/MoFloodInfo(opens in new window), is a collaboration of state, federal and local agencies and organizations involved addressing flooding in Missouri, including the Partnership for Disaster Recovery. Managed by MU Extension.

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Search for 2019 Missouri Century Farms Is Underway

Missouri Century Farm Applications are available beginning February 1 through May 15

COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1919, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm.

To qualify, the same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years. The line of ownership from the original settler or buyer may be through children, grandchildren, siblings, and nephews or nieces, including through marriage or adoption. The farm must be at least 40 acres of the original land acquisition and make a financial contribution to the overall farm income.

Applicants certified as owners of a 2019 Missouri Century Farm will be recognized by the MU Extension center in the county where the farm is located. Applicants are presented with a sign and a certificate.

Details and a downloadable application are available at Missouri Century Farms.   All applications must be postmarked by May 15.

For more information, call toll-free 1-800-292-0969, email extpubs@missouri.edu or contact the Andrew County Extension office at 816-324-3147.

Don't guess — Soil test and save time and money

Soil testing is the best guide to the efficient use of fertilizer and soil amendments. Whether you grow acres of row crops or have a vegetable garden in the backyard, a soil test will provide you with an analysis of nutrients and a set of recommendations for improvements. Soil testing can be done through the extension office. The cost for a regular test is $15 per sample box. Additional fees are required for additional tests. Each sample box requires 2 cups of dry soil. Results will be mailed to you in about 10 to 14 business days. See additional MU publications for information on soil testing.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

If you need to be certified or re-certified, call the extension office to schedule a time to view the video. Individuals are required to have a Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual. Bring your copy for verification or purchase one for $12 at the extension office.

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Northwest Missouri Extension News You Can Use Newsletter

Learn about new programs, get news you can use and see how extension adds value to the everyday lives of Missourians. This monthly newsletter provides practical advice on a variety of subjects and reports on extension activities throughout the region. 

http://extension.missouri.edu/nwregion/newsletter.aspx

Andrew County, Missouri

For more information on Andrew County, visit the official county webpage.

Savannah, Missouri

For more information on Savannah, Missouri, visit the official city webpage.