Now hiring for part-time secretarial position

The secretary will work 2-3 days/week for its office in Carthage. Applications close Sept 10.

Basic skills needed include computer skills, bookkeeping, strong communication and people skills.

To apply, you can download the application here. Please submit your application via ------ fax: 417-358-2159; email:; in person; or mail: Jasper County Extension, Courthouse Basement, 302 Main, Carthage MO 64836

For more information you can also call 417-358-2158. EEO/AA/ADA employer

Job description
Application (fillable PDF)

Now hiring full time family nutrition education program associate

MU Extension is seeking an energetic individual who is passionate about nutrition education to implement nutrition education programs for University of Missouri’s Family Nutrition Education Program in the Jasper County area. The full-time position will teach nutrition education in schools and local agencies and communicate curriculum to educators. Position requires traveling within Southwest Region of Missouri, with a salary range of $11.54 to $13.45 depending on experience, with University benefits. Position is headquartered in Carthage, MO.  Program description at Job description and application online at: Apply by 09/11/19. For assistance with the online application process call 573-882-7976. For program information call Terri Fossett, MU Extension/FNEP at 417-886-2059 ext. 14.    EEO/AA/ADA employer.

Mizzou to You 

Saturday, August 24
Lucas Oil Speedway
Wheatland MO

Join us on the midway as we showcase research, learning, resources and services that touch lives, inspire innovation and solve problems in Hickory County — and across Missouri.

More than 20 booths, demos and services: Mizzou tattoos, Mizzou Athletics, Tigers for Troops, 4-H Robotics, the Mizzou Eco Racing and Formula SAE Teams, ag experts, health screenings, a door prize and more!

2020 Master Gardener class begins March 5

University of Missouri Extension in Jasper County is sponsoring a Missouri Master Gardener training program.  Classes will meet Tuesday and Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. The program contains sessions designed to train volunteers in various aspects of horticulture. The Master Gardeners participate in a wide variety of community service projects and assist University of Missouri Extension in providing unbiased educational information to the public.

A person who wishes to become a Master Gardener is required to attend the training sessions (30 hours of training), and contribute 30 hours of volunteer service to Master Gardener projects during the following year. The fee for the training is $200.

Check back for more information and an application.

Don't guess . . . Soil test!

Soil tests are essential for productive gardens and fields. 
More information
Soil testing publications   
Fee: $20 per soil sample

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