Greene County Extension is making some of its most frequently requested program publications available for download or purchase online. The PDF files are for sale as downloads through Distribly.com. The books are for sale via both Amazon.com and CreateSpace.com. 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.
"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.
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
Greene County Extension Annual Report 2012 —This publication includes a complete report on Extension activities and impact in Greene County during the year. It high quality print version of this publication is now available for purchase online. Amazon | CreateSpace
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