Welcome to Jefferson County

Don't forget the Jefferson County Fair!!!

Mark your calendar for the 2017 fair - July 19th through July 23rd at the Hillsboro Civic Center, Hillsboro, MO. Contact the Civic Center for fair information or the Extension office at 636-797-5391 with questions. See you at the fair! Fair exhibits will be judged Thursday morning. Good luck to all that entered their best exhibits!

And don't forget about the Cattle Show on Saturday!


Food Preservation Workshops

The next workshop will feature Canning Vegetables and will be held on Tuesday, August 1st - call now to register - we only have 4 spots left! See our FLYER for information for each topic, dates, times and how to register. Don't wait to call!


Don't be alone in the dark during the solar eclipse - take us with you!

The "Great American Eclipse" will take place on August 21, 2017. This will be the first i\time in U.S. history that a total solar eclipse will make landfall exclusively on U.S. soil, meaning it will not be visible from any other country. And this is the first time a total solar eclipse has gone from one American coast to the other since 1918! This eclipse will be the most viewed LIVE ever! More than 10 million people are in the path of totality! For this once in a life-time event come by the Extension office (301 3rd Street, Hillsboro, MO) to get a pair of FREE solar glasses when you sign up on our mail list. To help understand the significance and what to expect from the eclipse, check out our INFORMATION BROCHURE. Be safe and enjoy this once in a lifetime event!!


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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