Local highlights


Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Human Development Specialist Phyllis Flanigan hosts a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (relatives raising children other than their own) monthly support group luncheon on the second Wednesday of the month starting at noon at the First Presbyterian Church, 301 N. Main Street, Poplar Bluff.  Grandparents Raising Grandchildren flyer (PDF)

Garden Lunch N Learn

Horticulture Specialist Sarah Denkler will present a Garden Lunch N Learn on the 1st Thursday of the month at 12 noon starting August 6 and will cover the topic of "Landscaping."  September 3 she will present information on "Lawn Maintenance" and "Composting" will be the topic October 1. Pre-registration is required and the cost is $10 which includes lunch and materials. Pre-registration is required, call 573-686-8064 or email butlerco@missouri.edu. Garden Lunch N Learn flyer (PDF)

Pesticide Applicator Training

A grower can obtain a Private Applicator License by scheduling training through the Butler County Extension Center 573-686-8064.  Training requires three hours in the morning or in the afternoon.


Regional newsletters

Missouri Ag News (PDF)

The Garden Spade (PDF)

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