Your community classroom

MU Extension is the University of Missouri’s classroom for residents of Caldwell 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 is your one-stop source for practical education and information on almost anything.

The Caldwell and Daviess county commissions have combined funding to better serve the educational needs of their constituents. MU Extension, the elected and appointed members of the Daviess and Caldwell County extension councils, and local organizations work together to provide education, information and services that are are relevant, reliable and responsive.

Whether it’s resources for yourself or your family, farm, business or community, we invite you to learn how we can help you. Contact the Daviess/Caldwell Extension Center in Gallatin at 660-663-3232.

The Caldwell and Daviess county commissions have combined funding for extension to better serve the residents. The extension office is located in the Daviess County Courthouse, 102 N. Main, Gallatin. Reach the extension office at 660-663-3232.

Missouri Century Farms

Applications for the 2014 Missouri Century Farms will be available in Feburary 2014. Application are available from approximately February 1 through May 15, 2014 from the MU Extension Office in your county or from University of Missouri-Century Farms, Extension Publications, 2800 Maguire Blvd, Room E1, Columbia, MO 65211. A fee of $65 (if you apply by May 1) is requires to cover processing costs, one certificate, a booklet and one two-sided metal sign (includes MU and Missouri Farm Bureau logos) for each approved farm.

Guidelines for 2014 program are: The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years or more as of Dec. 31, 2014. 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 present farm shall consist of no less than 40 acres of the original land and shall make a financial contribution to the overall farm income. For more information go to Missouri Century Farms

Northwest Missouri Extension News You Can Use

This monthly newsletter provides practical advice on a variety of subjects and reports on extension activities throughout the region. Northwest Missouri Extension News You Can Use

Agronomy News and Tips Newsletter

An Agronomy newsletter Agronomy News and Tips.

NW Stock Talk Newsletter

An monthly newsletter on Beef information NW Stock Talk (PDF)

Frequently requested publications

MU Extension publication G302, 2012 Custom Rates for Farm Service in Missouri

MU Extension publication G427, 2011 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri

Any time is a good time to join 4-H

Enrollment in 4-H is open to young people year round. 4-H members attend camps, display their work at fairs, travel the world, host youth from other countries, and much more. 4-H prepares young people for the future, while making new friends, learning new skills, and making great memories. 4-H welcomes all youth ages 5-18.

Call the extension office in Gallatin at 660-663-3232; or contact Dale Hunsburger, youth program associate, 816-539-3765 or hunsburgerd@missouri.edu.

The Caldwell and Daviess county commissions have combined funding for extension to better serve the residents. The extension office is located in the Daviess County Courthouse, 102 N. Main, Gallatin. Reach the extension office at 660-663-3232.