We're hiring!

Office Manager, part-time

The Howard County Extension office (Fayette) is accepting applications for the office manager position, which includes reception, secretarial, and bookkeeping responsibilities. Monday-Friday, 25-30 hours per week (start/end times are negotiable). We offer a retirement plan but not health insurance (at this time). Must be able to work independently, effectively juggle a wide variety of tasks, and exhibit strong customer service skills. QuickBooks or other bookkeeping experience preferred. Request application by emailing or send your detailed resume and cover letter to MU Extension, 600 West Morrison, Suite 17, Fayette MO 65248.  Application deadline October 6, 2017.

Farm Tour Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended the annual Howard County Farm Tour, co-sponsored by MU Extension, the Howard County SWCD, and the local Cattlemen's Association.  We had a great turnout!  Special thanks to our hosts this year, Steven Noll at the Franklin Island Conservation Area, and Troy McDannold (photo left) at the Hammes Farm.  

Ag Connection Newsletters

This monthly publication that offers up-to-date research, techniques and news for Central Missouri region's ag producers.  If you do not receive it now and would like to, contact the Howard County Extension office at: or call (606) 248-2272.

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

Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program

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.