Seeking Administrative Assistant/Office Manager for McDonald County Extension Office

JOB POSTING: Administrative Assistant/Office Manager position. 

The McDonald County Extension Council is looking for an Administrative Assistant/Office Manager.  This 38 hr./week position requires an individual who works well with the public, is skilled in computer use, especially QuickBooks, possesses good self-starter skills, pays attention to detail, and is very dependable.  Interested parties can obtain a job description POSITION_DESCRIPTION.pdf and application from the McDonald County Extension office at 336 Harmon Ave, Pineville or Application_for_Employment.pdf. No phone calls please. University of Missouri Extension is an equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer.


Candidates sought for McDonald County Extension council

Nominations are being accepted for the January 2016 election to the McDonald County University of Missouri Extension Council

The University of Missouri Extension Council of  McDonald County is the local link between county residents and the University of Missouri. Council members assist in planning and carrying out Extension educational programs to improve people’s lives. As public officials, council members administer a local budget to support education that meets people’s highest priorities.

Extension council members represent the broad educational needs and backgrounds of the people of McDonald County. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and reside in the district they would represent. Nominations for the McDonald County Extension council must be made by Friday, December 2nd, 2016. Individuals interested in serving on the council may contact the McDonald County Extension office at 417-223-4775 or

The McDonald County Extension council meets on the 1st Tuesday at noon, every other month. The next meeting will be December 6th, 2016.

University Extension improves people’s lives with educational programs and  access to University resources and experts to enhance economic viability; build strong individuals, families and communities; and create and sustain healthy environments.



Hay Testing

Do you know the nutrient value of your hay or are you just guessing? Knowing the nutrient value of your hay supply allows producers to make informed decisions on how much supplemental feed is necessary to meet the nutritional needs of your animals. The University of Missouri Extension in McDonald County offers forage testing as a fee based service to our clients. Mailing materials and probes, or hay samplers, for forage testing by commercial labs are available in the office.


Don't guess . . . Soil test!

Soil tests are essential for productive gardens and fields.     
Fee: $15.00 per soil sample


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