Program highlights


MU Extension's Health Insurance Education Initiative

Health Insurance Education Initiative (PDF)

Grandparent Support Group

The Grandparent Support Group, for grandparents raising children, meets monthly at the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center, 684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson.

Dates for 2015: February 11, March 4, April 8 and May 13; from 10 to 11:30 a.m.


Business development classes offered

For a schedule of upcoming classes in surrounding counties, contact Richard Proffer, business specialist at 573-243-3581. Other methods to reach Richard: on Twitter:;  his Blogspot is and on facebook at:

Extension Council Elections

The Ballot will be available beginning on Tuesday, January 20 for on-line voting here at the Cape Girardeau County Extension website.   Election will end at end of day January 30.  Ballots will also be available in the Cash Book Journal and Southeast Missourian Newspapers and also at the Extension Center at 684 W. Jackson Trail in Jackson along with various locations in the county.  To see the listing of nominees and information: