Extension Connection is northwest Missouri's connection to the research and expertise of the University of Missouri. The program can be heard each Friday during the midday news on KCHI 98.5FM and 1010AM, Chillicothe; KTTN 92.3FM and 1600AM, Trenton; and KAAN 95.5FM and 870AM, Bethany.


Hay testing  MP3 | Text (PDF)  (8-16-14)

Health and Nutrition

Walking Safety Text(PDF) | MP3 (9/5/14)
Under Pressure to can Tomatoes?-Learn How Text(PDF) | MP3 (8/22/14)
Prevent Buckling Canning Lids Text (PDF) | MP3 (8/8/14)
Freezing-A Quick Solution Text (PDF) | MP3 (7/25/14)
Tomatoes-A Healthy Choice Text (PDF) | MP3 (7/11/14)
Green Up your Eating Plan Text (PDF) | MP3 (6/27/14)
Did You Know? Text (PDF) | MP3 (6/13/14)
Preparing For Canning Season Text ( PDF ) | MP3 (5/30/14)
G-R-E-A-T Grilling Text (PDF) | MP3 (5/16/14)
Making Your Own Baby Food Text (PDF) | MP3 (5/2/14)
Plant/Eat a Rainbow Text (PDF) | MP3 (4/18/14)
Flavor Food with Healthful Herbs Text (PDF) | MP3 (4/4/14)
Get Back to Basics Text (PDF)  (3/21/14)
Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right Text (PDF) | MP3  (3/7/14)
Make Time to Be Physically Active Text (PDF) | MP3 (2/21/14)
American Heart Association's Heart Check Text (PDF) | MP3 (2/7/14)
Stay Safe in the Cold Text (PDF) | MP3 (1/24/14
Discover New Tastes to Promote Bone Health Text (PDF) | MP3 ( 1/10/14)

Resolve to Stay Strong, Stay Healthy in 2014 Text (PDF) | MP3  (12/27/13)
'Twas the Holiday Season Text (PDF) | MP3  (12/13/13)
Dark Chocolate and Cocoa – Healthy Treat in Moderation   Text (PDF)MP3  (11/29/13)
Healthier Holiday Eating – Small Steps to Greater Success Text (PDF)MP3  (11/15/13)
A SMART Start to Finding Nutrition and Health Apps  Text (PDF)MP3  (11/1/13)
What Else to Do with Apples Text (PDF) | MP3 (10/18/13)
Which is Healthier? How to Make Wise Food Choices Text (PDF) | MP3  (10/4/13)
Can Your "Choice" Salsa Safely Text (PDF) | MP3  (9/20/13)
Eat Well for Arthritis Relief (PDF)  (9/6/13)
Preserving Tomatoes- Answers to Common Questions (PDF)  (8/30/13)
Make the Connection between Nutrition and Learning (PDF)  (8/8/13)
Beat the Heat when Exercising (PDF)   (7/26/2013)
Storing Fresh Produce Well (PDF) (7/12/2013)
Berries and Heart Health (PDF) (6/28/13)
Pressure Canning FAQ's and Off-hours Ask an Expert Sessions Scheduled (PDF) (6/14/13)
Walk While You Work -- Fitting Activity into a Busy Day (PDF) (5/31/13)
MU Extension Offering Food Preservation Classes (PDF) (5/17/13)
MU Extension Helps People Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (PDF) (5/3/13)
Understanding Probiotics (PDF) (4/19/13)
Garden, Grow, Preserve with University of Missouri Extension (PDF) (4/5/13)
Nutritional Supplements – Only to Help Fill the Gaps (PDF) (3/22/13)
Make Snacking Count (PDF) (3/8/13)
Organic Produce – is it the best choice? (PDF) (2/8/13)
Preventing the Spread of the Flu (PDF) (1/11/13)
Walking is the Best Medicine (PDF) (12/14/12)
Choosing a Good Oil (PDF) (11/30/12)
Making Jerky from Venison (PDF) (11/16/12)
Diverticulitis – what it is and how to live with it (PDF) (11/2/12)
Preparing Pumpkin and Squash (PDF) (10/19/12)
MU Extension Class Helps Build Stronger Muscles for Stronger Brain Power (PDF) (10/5/12)
Protein (PDF) (9/21/12)
Prevent Falls and Stay Independent Longer (PDF) (9/7/12)
Preserving Wild Fruit (PDF) (8/10/12)
Brain Food – Not Just Fish (PDF) (7/27/12)
Keep It Safe When Handling Food for Others (PDF) (7/13/12)
MU Extension Offering Food Preservation Classes (PDF) (6/15/12)
2012 Grilling Season Tips (PDF) (6/4/12)
Avoid Ticks, Avoid Disease (PDF) (5/18/12)
National Screen-Free Week Means Playing More, Watching Less (PDF)  (4/27/12)
Hunting Mushrooms – Who Needs a License and Who Doesn’t (PDF)  (4/20/12)
Test Pressure Canner Gauges to Can Safely – Sign up for MU Extension Food Preservation Classes (PDF)  (4/6/12)
Garner the Full Potential of Potassium (PDF)  (3/23/12)
Get Your Plate in Shape (PDF)  (3/9/12)
Tufts Releases MyPlate for Older Adults—Helpful Hints for Eating Well as We Age (PDF) (2/24/12)
Help your Loved Ones — Learn the Warning Signs for Heart Disease and Stroke (PDF) (2/10/12)
Tax Assistance Available at MU Extension Offices (PDF) (1/6/12)
Diabetes--Myths and Truths (PDF) (12/30/11)
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy in 2012 (PDF)  (12/16/11)
Give a Gift of Food (PDF)  (12/2/11)
Keep Kitchen Clean for a Healthier Holiday (PDF)  (11/18/11)
Causes of Arthritis and Options for Relief (PDF)  (11/4/11)
Keep Foods Save to Prevent Foodborne Illness (PDF) (10/21/11)
Live a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions (PDF) — Class to be Offered Oct. 13 - Nov. 17  (10/7/11)
Lists Help Produce Consumers Know How to Choose Wisely (PDF)  (9/23/11)
Matter of Balance Class Addresses Concerns about Falling (PDF) (9/9/11)
Harvesting/Purchasing Pears (PDF)  (8/26/11)
All Salts Are Not Created Equal But Have The Same Effect On Heart (PDF)  (8/12/11)
Canned Green Beans Require Temperatures Only Reached with Pressure (PDF) (7/22/11)
Preserving Produce—Great Resources Available for Safe Procedures (DOC) (7/15/11)
Preserving Herbs (PDF) (7/1/11)
Safe Meat Cooking Temperatures Lowered Fewer Numbers to Remember (PDF)  (6/17/11)
Filling MyPlate for a Healthy Eating Plan (PDF)  (6/3/11)
Looking Beneath the Tip of the Iceberg of Health (PDF)  (5/20/11)
"See Food” Diet versus Mindful Eating (PDF)  (5/6/11)
Food Preservation Series: Workshops from MU Extension (PDF)  (4/22/11)
Living a Healthy Life with a Chonic Condition Classes (PDF) (4/4/11)
Don't be Fooled by Fanciful Food Labels Read the Ingredients List (PDF) (3/26/11)
National Nutrition Month "Eat Right With Color!" (PDF) (3/11/11)
2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (PDF) (2/11/11)
Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin (PDF) (1/28/11)
Be Aware of Important Recalls (PDF) (1/14/11)