Publications for Purchase at Office

Order our "Seasonal and Simple" cookbook

"Seasonal and Simple" is a guide to help you select, store and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables. The recipes use simple preparations and seasonings, so you can taste the goodness of a fruit or vegetable at the peak of its flavor. Place your order with the Greene County Extension Center while supplies last. Order form (PDF)

County Extension Newsletter

Greene County Extension's monthly newsletter is known as the "Reaching Out Report." Subscribe here to receive a monthly email letting you know when the newsletter is published and available to read online.

Available to Purchase

Greene County Extension has made some of its most frequently requested program publications available for download or purchase online. The PDF files are for sale as downloads through The books are for sale via both and All proceeds from the sale of these publications benefit Greene County Extension. Listing here are the names of the publications which are directly linked to the online purchase option. 

Books available for purchase

"A History of the Rural Schools in Greene County, Mo." - This book by David L. Burton is available for purchase at CreateSpace or it is also available on Amazon. (Also available at the Greene County Extension office.)

"Driving Tour of One-Room Schools in the Ozarks" - This book by David L. Burton is available for purchase CreateSpace or it is also available here on Amazon. (Also available at the Greene County Extension office.)

Newswriting for the Non-Journalist — This book by David L. Burton can serve as a guide to help community leaders and volunteers with media releases and media relations. It is now available for purchase online. Amazon | CreateSpace. (Also available at the Greene County Extension office.)

PDF publications for purchase and download

Weather in Southwest Missouri Pat Guinan, climatologist with MU Extension, gave a presentation to the Regional Extension Council in southwest Missouri about 117 years of weather in southwest Missouri. Learn more about the trends he has found studying these local climate facts and trends. Presentation Slides and report (PDF)

Community Discussion About Fireworks Does your community want to discuss the sensitive issue of fireworks and how to develop community policies regarding the sale and use of fireworks? It is a sensitive topic but Greene County Extension has a discussion guide that was developed in 2005 for that reason. This guide has helped numerous communities decide how to best deal with fireworks. Discussion Guide Reseach-Total Package (PDF) | Tri-fold Community Discussion Guide (PDF)

Media Basics for Community Leaders and Volunteers -- Learn the basics of media relations and make your community event or effort a success with more community involvement. Order online

A History of Me Our popular booklet that asks the questions you need to answer to create a special heirloom gift focused on your life history or the life story of a loved one. Order Online

So You Own a One-Room School: Renovate or Replace? Have a one-room school and wondering what to do with it? This 40-page publication is designed to answer a common question among owners (should I replace this old shcool or renovate it) along with other questions. Order online

Creating An Oral History Project From the workshop of the same name taught in 2012 by MU Extension specialist David Burton. Learn how to conduct an oral history project, get the forms required to produce and preserve a professional oral history, learn the dos and donts, and get two recommended lists of questions. Order online