Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 public election of Jefferson County Extension Council members. Names of nominees and self nominations can be submitted in October and November by contacting the local University of Missouri Extension Office at 636-797-5391 and expressing a willingness to serve.

To learn more about being a council member read this leaflet: 

Duties of Council Members.


Save the Date for Tractor Supply Store Fall Paper Clover

October 9-20, 2019

4-H and Tractor Supply are kicking off the fall 4-H Paper Clover Campaign!

Save the date and visit your local Tractor Supply store October 9-20, 2019 and donate $1 at checkout to help send kids in our community to 4-H Camp!



SARE Farmer/Rancher Grant Writing Workshop

Thursday 10/17/2019, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location change for the SARE Farmer/Rancher Grant Writing Workshop it will be held at Hillsboro City Hall, 101 Main Street, Hillsboro, MO 63050 instead of the Extension Office.

Learn how to write a successful SARE Farmer/Ranch Grant to fund sustainable agriculture research on your farm!

There is no cost to attend this workshop, but seating is limited so registration is required. 636-797-5391 or JeffersonCo@missouri.edu to register.

Additional information


Soil Health Workshop

Friday 11/8/2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join USDA Soil Health Specialist Warren Cook and State and Regional MU Extension Specialist for a day of learning and exploration into one of our planets most valuable natural resources.

Additional Information



Hemp Workshop

November 16, 8:30 am -4:30 pm

This Workshop will cover a wide variety of topics related to the emerging hemp industry in Missouri.

Additional Information

Register by calling 636-456-3444


Pastured Poultry Workshop

November 18, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This is a free workshop.

Registration is required, space is limited. RSVP by Nov. 14

To register 636-797-5391 or email JeffersonCo@missouri.edu

Additional information


Master Gardener Course

January 29 - April 15, Meet every Wednesday, except March 18, from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

If you have the desire, commitment and time to learn and want to put your knowledge and skills to work through volunteer service, then apply for admission to the Master Gardener program.

Reserve your place in the classroom today by contacting us 636-797-5391 or JeffersonCo@missouri.edu

For more information 

You can also visit the Master Gardener portion of this website.


Get your Soil Tested

We have soil augers to loan! $20 per sample and includes recommendations specifically for you from our Horticulturist or Agronomist based on your soil test results.

Instructions on how to collect samples



Are you in need of a Plat Book

Stop by our office and pick one up.





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