Council meetings

The Madison County Extension Council meets at the Extension center at 6 p.m. on the first Monday of the month.

Upcoming Programs in Madison County

New Series: Lunchtime Leadership; Build your leadership skills one lunch at a time.

Want to develop your leadership potential? Dedicate your lunchtime to enhancing your leadership skills! Enjoy eight one-hour sessions over the course of four months. Expand your professional network while gaining useful leadership skills in a supportive and engaging atmosphere! Lunch will be included.

Time frame: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

Dates and topics:

July 16-What's Your Work Style?
July 30- What's Your Leadership Style?
August 13- Understanding Diversity
August 20- Embracing Diversity
September 10- Dealing with Difficult Clients
September 17- Conflict Resolution
October 8- Generational Differences
October 15- Setting Leadership Goals

Registration:  To register please complete the online registration form by clicking Someone from the Madison County Extension office will contact you regarding your payment.

To register for the Lunchtime Leadership Series and receive the discount registration is due by 07/14/2014.
You can register for individual Lunchtime Leadership series classes throughout the series if you wish to.
Registration for individual classes are at least two days in advance.

Cost: $30.00 per session or $210 for all 8 sessions

How to Write a Business Plan

 The class will teach key parts of a business plan and while providing guidelines for styles and appearance of the plan. The importance of a business plan will also be covered as well as who needs to write one. 

 The class is being sponsored by MU Extension as part of their community outreach efforts to encourage small businesses in the area.

 The cost of the class is $40.00 per person, $25.00 per person for two or more people from the same business.  To register for the upcoming class, please call 573-783-3303.  Seating is limited due to the popularity of the class.




Food preservation guides


Vegetable guides


University of Missouri Extension is now taking applications:

Regional family financial education specialist

The position will be located at the Madison County Extension Center in Fredericktown. The specialist will also cover Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Carter, Iron, Madison, Perry, Reynolds and Wayne counties in the Southeast Region with additional coverage as needed. See more information on the Position description (PDF). Applicants must apply online


Do you need an answer?

The staff of the Madison County Extension Center is available to assist residents with research-based information on a variety of topics. If you can't find what you are looking for on our website, give us a call at 573-783-3303 or email


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