Community Health Survey
In conjunction with the Health Alliance of Gasconade County, University of Missouri Extension is pleased to offer citizens the opportunity to share their concerns through the Community Health Survey.
Please return your survey to the Gasconade County Extension Center by February 29th!
Gasconade County has a strong tradition of support for the programs of University of Missouri Extension, and local partnerships are vital to our success. As you review this annual report, we want to recognize the many contributions of volunteers, county leaders, local organizations and businesses that make these accomplishments possible.
2014 Gasconade County Century Farms
Century Farm signs and certificates were presented to the following during our annual Extension Council Picnic/4-H Recognition on Oct. 10, 2013.
- Charles Dieckmann Farm - Acquired in 1914 - Present owner is LeRoy Dieckmann (Charles' grandson)
- Christian Schaumberg Farm - Acquired in 1843 — Present owners are Richard and Ellen Schaumberg
Popular extension publications
MU Extension publication G427, 2011 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri
MU Extension publication G302, 2012 Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri
MU Extension publication G6201, Vegetable Planting Calendar
Don’t guess. Soil tests save time and money.
Soil testing is the best guide to the wise and efficient use of fertilizer and soil amendments, said Manjula Nathan, director of the University of Missouri Extension Soil Testing and Plant Diagnostic Services.
Whether you grow acres of row crops or have a vegetable patch in the backyard, a soil test will provide you with an analysis of nutrients and a set of recommendations for any improvements.
Soil testing can be done through the extension office. The cost is $15 per sample with results received in about two weeks. Soil testing publications
Private pesticide training
If you need to be certified or recertified, call the extension office at 573-437-2165 to schedule a time to view the video. Individuals are required to have a Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual. Bring your copy for verification or purchase one for $12 at the extension office.