Join 4-H

4-H accepts new members year round. 4-H prepares young people to be the leaders of today and tomorrow. Members attend camps, display their work at fairs, travel the world, host youth from other countries, attend conferences and much more. Clubs and activities are open to kids ages 5-18 and Clover Kids for children ages 5-7. Learn more about 4-H.

Fencing and boundary laws

MU Extension publication G810, Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws provides general information for landowners. 

Private Pesticide Applicators Training

Individuals needing to obtain or renew their Private Pesticide Applicator certification for the purchase of restricted use pesticides may come into the Daviess-Caldwell University of Missouri Extension office and watch a 2 to 3 hour training video. The training is free, except for $12 for the Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual, if you already have the manual, then you will need to bring it to the training. Family members can share one manual. 

Private Pesticide Applicator certification is valid for 5 years, at which time the individual may renew their certification by attending another Private Pesticide Applicator Training session. If you already have an Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual, you must bring the manual with you to the training.

Private Pesticide Applicator training will not be available on Feb. 19, 20 & 21, 2014  at the Daviess-Caldwell Extension Center.

 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 2013 program are:  The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years or more as of December 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

North Missouri Produce Auction LLC

  North Missouri Produce Auction LLC is an partnership owned by a number of local shareholders who constructed a facility near Jamesport, State Highway F,  for the purpose of selling produce, providing a market for interested growers along with a souce for fresh produce.  Perishable crops will be picked just hours before the sale.  Click on the above Link to see the Projected Auction Schedule for 2014.  Auction manager-Atlee Stutzman-Voice Mail-660-684-6092 or Auction Market-660-684-6844.  For Sale Reports, click on link.Then click on Display Sale Information by date and then the date of the sale that you wish to look at.

 Agronomy News and Tips Newsletter

An Agronomy newsletter Agronomy News and Tips.

NW Stock Talk Newsletter

A monthly newsletter on Beef information NW Stock Talk.  Current Issue                                                              

Northwest Regional Newsletter "News You Can Use"

A monthly newsletter "News You Can Use"

Requested publications

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

MU Extension publication G427, 2011 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri

Caldwell and Daviess extension offices

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.