The Cooper County Extension Center can provide you with research-based information in the areas of agriculture, business and the workforce, children and teens, community development, environmental quality, family life, farm management, financial education, home and garden, horticulture and nutrition and health.
An Invitation for You to Participate
University of Missouri Extension Council members make a positive difference in our community. As a member of the Cooper County Extension Council, you can put any issue, interest or concern on the county’s educational agenda. County extension council members and MU Extension faculty act as educational brokers, putting the interests and concerns of local people together with the resources of our land-grant university so people can obtain their goals. Click here for additional information on becoming a council member.
Cooper County Extension Council information
Cooper County's Extension Council partners with the land-grant university to provide high-quality education and research-based information for Cooper County residents. Current council members are listed on the County extension council page. For in-depth resources, the County council information page archives council meeting minutes and offers details on meeting dates, policies and committees, as well as the history of extension in Cooper County.
J. Milton Turner, An American Hero
Readers of all ages will enjoy J. Milton Turner, An American Hero. This 8 1/2 x 11, well written, beautifully illustrated, four color, hard cover book covers the life of James Milton Turner, a towering figure in advancing human rights, especially in the state of Missouri. Dedicating his entire life to freedom, equality and the value of a good education, It also pays homage to Turner, a man who founded 22 schools in Missouri and who fought tirelessly his entire life for freedom and equality. At the end of the book, the author has added a series of questions meant to encourage additional learning and discussions about and the time in which he lived. The book also includes a glossary of terms for students to refer to as they read the book. Click here to view video news report.
The book is available for sale at the Cooper County University of Missouri Extension Center. If you have any questions, please contact Todd Lorenz at 660-882-5661 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.