Welcome to Jefferson County


On behalf of the Jefferson County Extension Staff and Extension Council  -

Click on this FALL PROGRAM LINEUP for upcoming classes and activities. We look forward to providing you with this information as we work together to meet the needs of Jefferson County residents. The Jefferson County Extension Center provides a window for county residents to access the resources of the University of Missouri System.  The extension center provides contacts to clients through short courses, meetings, newsletters, telephone consultations, and personal instruction. Extension programs meet needs identified in the local community with program emphasis including agriculture, family financial education, business and economic development, community development, strengthening families, enhancing health and nutrition, protecting the environment, and youth development.



The Jefferson County Extension office has two positions open in the Hillsboro office. Position information is listed below. Contact the Extension office if you have additional questions at 636-797-5391.

Administrative & Office Financial Associate (Full time)

4-H Youth Futures Associate (Part Time)


Flood resource information

Contact the Extension office at 636-797-5391 if you need additional information.

MU Extension Flood Resources

MP904, Resources for Your Flooded Home

How-to-Install a Self-Help Tarp

Rehabbing Flooded Houses: A Guide for Builders and Contractors

Mold control resources

Understanding the Effects of Flooding on Trees

Flooding Q & A

Design Storm Alert System (tracks accumulated precipitation and helps with managing stored manure or domestic wastewater)

MoDOT road travel conditions

Jefferson County Resource (directory of county agencies)


Straw bale gardening offers options for gardeners

Overcome poor soil and limited space. Check out this ARTICLE about options for your gardening this spring and summer.


Weather related


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