Part-Time Secretary Position Available

University of Missouri Extension Council-Dent County is seeking a professional, friendly, organized individual to serve as secretary/receptionist in support of MU Extension Staff and Extension Council. Part-time, temporary, hourly (2-3 days/week) with hours of 8am-4:30pm. Starting wage of $9.45-9.75 DOE. See the links below for the job description and application or visit the office at 112 E. 5th Street, Suite 4, 573-729-3196.  Temporary term January –December 2020 with potential for renewal. Applications due Oct. 25.  EOE/AA/ADA employer.

Secretary Position Description

DCE Application for Employment


Changes to Soil Sample Policy 

To keep the prices of each soil sample down to a minimum, the previous soil test policy has been revised.  Effective February 1, 2019, prices for regular soil tests will increase due to increases in lab fees and postage rates.  In addition, samples will be shipped on Tuesdays at NOON.  Samples received after noon on Tuesday will not be shipped until the following week, unless a large volume of samples are received and earlier shipment is warranted.  Customers who desire expedited shipment will be billed for actual shipping costs, plus a flat $5.00 handling fee.  Samples that are excessively wet will be dried prior shipment.  The prices per soil sample are:

     1 - 4 Samples..................$ 20.00 per sample

     5 or more Samples..........$ 19.00 per sample

Please read these instructions for How To Get Your Soil Tested


MU Extension's Impact in Dent County

Learn about the ways MU Extension serves our county and neighboring communities.
MU Extension: The University of Missouri in Dent County (PDF) (2017)

Pride Points from previous years:


Freeze branding irons now available for rent

Cost is $15 per day or $25 per weekend.  For further information contact MU Extension in Dent County at (573) 729-3196.

A.I. breeding barn available for rent

The A.I. breeding barn, located at the Dent County MU Extension Center, is available to producers at a rate of $50 per day. For more information, contact our office at 573-729-3196.

Breeding barn flyer (PDF)

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