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. 

Office hours

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.

 

Science On Wheels (flyer) (PDF) 

Science On Wheels (news release) (PDF)

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 6 pm at the Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 201 E Lamine, Lincoln MO

What does science do for you? Chat with grad students about their research at the University of Missouri. Free and open to the public.

 

Benton County Master Gardener Plant Sale 

Saturday, May 4, 2019  8:30 am to noon (while supplies last)  -   Orscheln Farm and Home parking lot, 1551 Commercial Street, Warsaw MO 

 

Publications

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. 

 

Free Publications

 

Red Books

We are taking orders for the 2019 Red Books. If you would like to reserve a copy, please contact our office. The cost is $5.50 per book. 

 

Annual County Program Input Information

   Executive Summary (PDF)  

   Video  

 

Build Your Boardonline training program

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