Saturday, July 30, 2016,Howard County Extension will be offering a "Home Food Preservation Workshop." This will assist consumers with a hands on approach in safely preserving produce. Topics will include: Pressure Canning, Freezing/Drying, and Pickling. Lunch will be provided, the event will be held at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 300 S. Cleveland Street, Fayette MO 65248. Cost is $40.00 for the day, or $15.00 per topic. Pre-registration is required for this program. Call the Extension Office today to sign-up, 660-248-2272.
Canning guides in MU Extension publications
- GH1451, Quality for Keeps: Before You Start to Can, Learn the Basics
- GH1452, Quality for Keeps: Steps to Success in Home Canning
- GH1454, Quality for Keeps: Preserve Your Garden Delights-How to Can Fresh Vegetables
- GH1455, Quality for Keeps: Food Preservation-Fruitful Canning
- GH1456, Quality for Keeps: Tantalizing Tomatoes-How to Can Fresh Tomato Products
- GH1457, Quality for Keeps: Food Preservation-In a Pickle
- GH1459, Quality for Keeps: Pack a Pickled Product
- GH1461, Quality for Keeps: Jam and Jelly Basics-Tempt Your Tastebuds With Natural Sweets
- GH1490, Quality for Keeps: Canning Meat, Fish and Poultry
- GH1501, Quality for Keeps: Freezing Basics
- GH1502, Quality for Keeps: Freezing Fruits
- GH1503, Quality for Keeps: Freezing Vegetables
- GH1504, Quality for Keeps: Freezing Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs and Dairy Products
- GH1505, Quality for Keeps: Freezing Home-Prepared Foods
- GH1506, Quality for Keeps: Freezer Problem Solver
- GH1507, Quality for Keeps: Freezing Unusual Fruits and Vegetables
- GH1562, Quality for Keeps: Drying Foods
- GH1563, Quality for Keeps: How to Dry Foods at Home
- GH1564, Quality for Keeps: Food Preservation-How to Use Dried Foods
Mark your calendars! August 4, 2016 will be Howard County's Annual Farm Tour
Our stops include: Al DeWit's Farm, DeWit Grass & Livestock, plus Mike & Paula Thies's Farm, Mike Thies Farms/Pioneer Brand Products. We will have the Missouri Cattlemen's cooking again this year, and everyone planning to attend bring a covered dish. The tour and meal is free.
Here's what Extension can do for you!
- Soil Testing for lawns, food production, farms
- Plant and Forage Diagnosis Clinic Services
- Positive Youth Development Programs such as 4-H
- Career and Distance Education for High School and College
- Gardening and Lawn Information and Master Gardener Training
- Agriculture and Natural Resources Information and Services
- Parenting and Family Support
- Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyles Classes and Information
- Focus on Kids....parenting class for divorcing parents required by Missouri Law
- Pesticide Applicator License Training
- Value Added Agriculture Programs
- Missouri Business Development Program, Small Business Start Up
- Food Circles...Connecting Farmers, Consumers and Communities
- Exceed...Community Economic & Entrepreneurial Development
We have a lucky winner from our Facebook page! May 11, 2016, we invited Facebook users to "Like" and "Share" our page to be entered for a drawing of 4 Free Kansas City Royals Tickets.
Our lucky winner is JUDY TAYLOE!
Fencing law Information
MU Extension publication G811, Missouri's Fencing and Boundary Laws: Frequently Asked Questions
MU Extension publication G810, Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws
The Show Me Select Replacement Heifer Program is focused entirely on Missouri's farmers and is dependent upon active participation from regional extension livestock specialists and local veterinarians, each of which are critical components of the agricultural sector of this state. This program is unique in that it is first and foremost, an educational program targeted at improving production efficiency through increased use of existing technology, coupled with the marketing component. To find more information about this program visit the Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program website.
Ag Connection Newsletters
Ag Connection is a monthly publication that offers up-to-date research, techniques and news for Central Missouri region's ag producers.
Howard County Extension's Local Newsletter