Ag Expo 2018

University of Missouri Extension and Three Rivers Ag Club would like to thank all those who sponsored a booth or contest during Ag Expo 2018.  We are also appreciative of all who attended and made the event a success.  We will see you again in 2019.

Taking Care of You

Description: Taking Care of You  is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health. 
Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. You will consider ways to:
  Take better care of all aspects of your health — body, mind and spirit 
  Become more aware of the mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health 
  Respond versus react to the stress in your life 
  Discover opportunities in life’s challenges 
  Develop habits that can lead to a healthier you 
  Find ways to bring more joy into your life 
  Simplify your life 
  Live more in the moment 

Beginning 24 January at 10 am for 1 hour at the University of Missouri Extension Center.  Registration form (PDF) can be downloaded and printed.  The form and the $20 registration fee covers the 8 week workshop must be returned by January 22, 2018 to 614 Lindsay Ave, Poplar Bluff, MO or call 573-686-8064.  There is a maximum of 15 seats.

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training

The University of Missouri Extension is offering a produce safety workshop to fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule and Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs). 

This workshop is approved for produce growers needing compliance for the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in §112.22(c) that states "At least one supervisor or responsible party for your farm must have successfully completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized as adequate by the Food and Drug Administration."

The workshop will be held Thursday, February 1, 2018 from 8:00 am until 5:30 pm at the University of Missouri Extension Center in Jackson, MO.  The office is located at 684 W Jackson Trail in Jackson, Missouri.

To register send payment with the completed registration form to the University of Missouri Extension Center 684 W. Jackson Trail in Jackson, Missouri 63755 or call 573-243-3581.

Pesticide Applicator Training 

A grower can obtain a Private Applicator License by scheduling training through the University of Missouri Extension Center by call 573-686-8064 to arrange a time.  Training runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment.





Flood Resources

MU Extension Flood Resources
MP904, Resources for Your Flooded Home
Rehabbing Flooded Houses: A Guide for Builders and Contractors
MU Extension publication GH5928, How to Prevent and Remove Mildew
Humidity gauge source list (PDF) — University of Missouri Extension
Mold removal from hard surfaces (PDF) — University of Missouri Extension
Odor neutralizers (PDF) — University of Missouri Extension
Mildew removal from siding (PDF) — University of Missouri Extension
Mold control resources
Understanding the Effects of Flooding on Trees
Flooding Q & A
Design Storm Alert System (tracks accumulated precipitation / helps managing stored manure or domestic wastewater)
MoDOT road travel conditions
Extension Flood Resources
Flood Recovery for Cropland
Frequently Asked Questions About Handling Flooded Produce
Guidance for Industry: Evaluating the Safety of Flood-affected Food Crops for Human Consumption



Regional newsletters

Missouri Ag News (PDF)

The Garden Spade (PDF)


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