Pesticide Collection for Missouri Farmers and Households

Free - Free - Free - Pesticide Collection for Missouri Farmers and Households on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the University of Missouri-Southwest Research Center in Mt. Vernon, MO.  The following items will be accepted: Pesticides, Insecticides, Fungicides, Herbicides, Rodenticides, Dewormers, Fly Tags and Fertilizers containing herbicides or pesticides.  FOR MISSOURI RESIDENTS ONLY.  Pesticides from businesses, pesticide production facilities, pesticide distributors, pesticide retailers and the like will not be accepted.  For questions contact: C.J. Plassmeyer, Missouri Department of Natural Resources at 573-751-0616 or visit: for future collection sites and dates.  2015 Pesticide Collection flier.pdf 

6th Annual Dade County Youth Fair

The 6th Annual Dade County Youth Fair will be on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at the Everton Saddle Club located on Highway 160 East and Saddle Club Lane in Everton, Missouri. 

Using Social Media in a Disaster

A unique publication that gives best practices and suggestions for using social media in a community following a disaster. Information and provided guidelines in this updated 30-page publication grew out of the first-hand experience of volunteers Rebecca and Genevieve Williams and MU Extension specialist David Burton had building a Facebook community following the Joplin (2011) tornado and the Branson (2012) tornado. Using Social Media in a Disaster.pdf

Don't guess....Soil test!

Soil tests are essential for productive gardens and fields.  Fee: $15 per soil sample.  Learn more: Soil testing publications   

Other Popular MU Extension Publications

2015 Pest Management Guide (PDF)

Pasture Weed and Brush Control Guide (PDF)

2011 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri (PDF)

2012 Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri (PDF)

Vegetable Planting Calendar (PDF)