Upcoming Events

Living a Health Life with Diabetes Program.  FREE, Kingsville, MO beginning March 7.  

Cooking Matters. A FREE Health Cooking Class for Adults. For more information and registration, contact Melissa Cotton.

February is American  Heart Month

Promoting heart health is important.  Read tips provided by Melissa Cotton, Nutrition & Health Education Specialist.

Nutrition Education

Curriculum support  

Teachers, as you continue to develop your classroom curriculum, consider adding a school visit from MU Extension staff to support your content. Email our office at johnsonco@missouri.edu for information on custom presentation for your classroom needs.

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Missouri Farmer's Market Directory

Food Preservation, Be Safe

Time to test your canner gauge!  Your gauge can be tested at the Extension Office, Monday thru Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for only $1.

The following is a list of approved Guide Sheets from Extension

You may locate them at extension.missouri.edu/publications enter the GH number in the search box. You may download a free PDF.

Quality for Keeps Publications:

• GH1451 - Before You Start to Can, Learn the Basics
• GH1452 - Steps to Success in Home Canning
• GH1454 - Preserve Your Garden Delights—How to Can Fresh Vegetables
• GH1455 - Fruitful Canning
• GH1456 - Tantalizing Tomatoes—How to Can Fresh Tomato Products
• GH1457 - Pickling Basics—In a Pickle
• GH1459 - Pack a Pickled Product
• GH1461 - Sweet Spreads and Syrups
• GH1490 - Canning Meat, Fish and Poultry
• GH1501 - Freezing Basics
• GH1502 - Freezing Fruits
• GH1503 - Freezing Vegetables
• GH1504 - Freezing Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs and Dairy Products
• GH1505 - Freezing Home-Prepared Foods
• GH1506 - Freezer Problem Solver
• GH1507 - Freezing Unusual Fruits and Vegetables
• GH1562 - Drying Foods
• GH1563 - How to Dry Foods at Home
• GH1564 - Food Preservation—How to UseDried Foods