Lewis County Women in Agriculture Workshop

Are you a lady landowner?  Lewis County Extension and the Lewis County Soil and Water Conservation District Board are sponsoring an exciting day just for women involved in agriculture on March 25, beginning at 10:00 am at the Monticello Methodist Church in Monticello, MO. Come listen to MU Extension staff and USDA representatives give programs on the latest in agriculture in the area.  For more information, check out the Women In Ag Flyer (PDF)

Show-Me Market Showdown

After a successful run last year, University of Missouri Extension is offering a second round of the online grain marketing game “Show-Me Market Showdown” from March 2 to May 8.  The goal of the program is to improve farmers’ knowledge of grain marketing strategies and encourage them to develop sound marketing plans. “Show-Me Market Showdown” is a fun, risk-free way to learn about grain markets, says Mark Jenner, MU Extension agriculture business specialist.  For more information and instructions to register for “Show-Me Market Showdown,” go to http://extension.missouri.edu/bates/ag.aspx or contact Mark Jenner at 660-679-4167 or JennerMW@missouri.edu.

VITA - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

VITA volunteers provide free tax assistance to low income, disabled, homebound and English as a second language taxpayers.  Some VITA sites provide assistance only to those taxpayers who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit.  Northeast Community Action Corporation in Canton, MO is offering tax assistance during February and March.  to schedule an appointment, call Douglass Community Services at 573-221-3893, ext. 247.      2015 VITA Checklist

NEMO AG Connection Newsletter

The NEMO AG Connection newsletter is a monthly publication containing the latest information from MU Extension Ag specialists in Ag Business, Agronomy, Ag Engineering, Livestock and Horticulture.  Ag Connection is your local link to MU for ag extension and research information. http://agebb.missouri.edu/agconnection/

 4-H: Leaders for life

 4-H Faculty, Staff and Volunteers create multiple opportunities for youth. 4-H project work and related educational experiences help youth explore interests in citizenship, communications and leadership.  4-H Youth report 3 times more opportunities than their non-4-H peers to engage in meaningful community leadership roles. This interest in leadership and community service translates to a 70% greater likelihood of  4-H members to attend college compared to youth participating in other out-of school programs. 4-H is growing the leaders of tomorrow today.  For information on joining 4-H, contact your local MU Extension center.


Are you ready for spring ?

Check out the latest issue of the Garden Talk newsletter and read tips for vegetables, fruits, and lawn care each month.  Also, check out the latest Horticulture Radio Programs for up-to-date information from MU Extension horticulturalist Jennifer Schutter.




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