Welcome to Jefferson County

Grow Your Farm Program offered in January

The Grow Your Farm program is coming in January 2015. This is a 10 session program beginning
January 20 and ending March 10, 2015. More information and registration is available in the brochure. Contact the Extension office in your have questions at 636-797-5391.


17th Annual Persimmon Seed Weather Theory


Invasive pests and horticulture alerts page

Seasonal and Simple: A Guide for Enjoying Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Seasonal and simple is a guide to help you select, store and prepare fresh fruits and vegetables. The recipes use simple preparations and seasonings, so you can taste the goodness of a fruit or vegetable at the peak of its flavor. The fruits and vegetables are listed in the guide by their growing season — spring, summer and fall. Nutrients and associated health benefits are listed with each fruit or  vegetable. For more information about purchasing this guide go to the guide information: http://www.extension.missouri.edu/p/MP909. Free app - Download the free Seasonal and Simple app for iPhone and Android, and your premium guide to finding, selecting, preparing and storing fresh fruits and vegetables in Missouri will be right in the palm of your hand.

Plant Diagnostics Clinic Reopens

The University of Missouri Plant Diagnostic Clinic was established in 1965 to provide answers to plant health questions. The clinic takes sample for diagnosis throughout

Storm Preparedness and Recovery Information

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - The Jefferson County Extension office has compiled a book of information, provided by the American Red Cross, to help you plan before a disaster strikes. Topics include weather related emergency information as well as info on all types of hazards. Learn what you need to do for power outages, heat waves, flu and poisoning. Find out what you should have in a disaster supply kit, learn what needs to be considered for children, disabled persons & seniors and find out how to make a family disaster plan. Contact the Extension office for a copy of the book or you can go online to the American Red Cross website at: http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster for individual topics and more information for you and your family.

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