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.
Upcoming Programming Being Offered
- Building Better Child Care
- Eating Well (Monday, March 2, 2015)
- Childhood Obesity (Monday, March 2, 2015)
- Setting the Stage (Thursday, March 26, 2015)
- Healthy Habits for Life (Thursday, March 26, 2015)
- Moving & Learning (Tuesday, April 7, 2015)
- Missouri Master Gardener Core Class Training -- February 3, 2015 thru March 10, 2015
- Stay Strong, Stay Healthy: Mondays January 26 through April 6, 2015
- Show Me Better Health in 2015: Wednesdays, February 11 through March 18, 2015
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.
Cooper County Extension 100th Anniversary Celebration
Cooper County Extension celebrated it's100th anniversary of being present in Cooper County. Click here to view a presentation that was viewed at the celebration on October 5, 2013.
Missouri hay listings
Click here to view a listing of hay market information in Missouri.