The place to go when you need to know
The Benton County Extension Center is available to help you get the information you need. Extension can get you research-based information in the areas of agriculture, business and the workforce, children and teens, community development, environmental quality, family life, home and garden, and nutrition and health.
The Benton County Extension Office is open Monday through Friday. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m.
MU Extension has publications on agriculture, natural resources, lawn and garden, home and consumer life, nutrition and health, families, community and leadership development, business and careers, emergency management and other topics. Prices vary by publication.
Fall Food Preservation Event October 16, 2016 1-6 pm
Pressure Canning Carrots, Steam Canning Apple-Pear Jam, and Dehydrating Apples (Cost $40.00) Registration deadline is Friday, October 7, 2016.
Class information fliers:
Fall Food Preservation Event (PDF)
Fall Harvest Food Preservation (PDF)
We are taking orders for the 2017 Red Books. If you would like to reserve a copy, please contact our office. The cost is $5.25 per book.
Annual County Program Input Information
Executive Summary (PDF)
This program was designed specifically for board members of nonprofit organizations. Participants can log in at any time and take all 16 lessons at once or can break the training up in 15-minute intervals. No meetings to attend and no travel expenses mean both time and money will be saved. To register go to extension.missouri.edu/buildyourboard.