Agri-tourism Workshop (pdf)

Speakers will discuss their farming operations.  Learn the ins and outs of having your customers visit your farm.  Speakers will be Charlie and Karen Schlotach of White Mule Winery, Tom Blatchford of Cool Cow Cheese, Todd Geisert of Geisert Farms and Farm Bureau Insurance. Workshop is sponsored by Lincoln University Cooperative Extension, University Of Missouri, Washington Area Chamber of Commerce and Missouri Rhine Valley Association.

Workshop is at the Main Stage Meeting Room, 1261 Veterans Drive, Washington, Missouri, on February 26, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Pre-registration is requested.  Please call Janet Hurst at 660-216-1749 to register.  There is a charge of $10 which includes lunch.  Please make checks payable to Washington Area Chamber of Commerce - Ag Tourism, PO Box 752, Washington, MO 63090.


The ABC's of E-X-P-O-R-T Documentation & Compliance (pdf)

Any business or sales staff member that are currently exporting and wants to explore new markets or businesses that are new-to-exporting should attend this seminar.  Topics presented are key documents to be familiar with, key compliance requirements and key resources available to lend assistance. It is sponsored by University of Missouri Extension, Business and Industry Training and MO Small Business and Technology Development Centers.

Seminar is Thursday, March 10, at 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at East Central College, 1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, MO.  There is a $45.00 fee which includes refreshments and networking.  Please RSVP with Julie Beck, Business and Industry Training, by calling 636-239-0598 or email her at


Happy 4-H New Year!

Enrollment for 2015–2016 began on October 1, 2015. If you are new to 4-H, we would like to welcome you to Franklin County, Missouri 4-H. New families may use the How to Enroll in 4-H through 4Honline (pdf) guide to enroll. If you are a returning member or volunteer you will NOT need to setup a new profile. Please use the Franklin County 4-H Re-Enrolling through 4Honline (pdf) guide to re-enroll.


Enter the 2016 Franklin County 4-H Poster Art Contest (pdf)

2016 THEME: 4-H Grows Here


Franklin County 4-H News

December 2015 (PDF)