McDonald County Extension is Hiring

Administrative Assistant

The McDonald County Administrative Assistant position provides general administrative and office support that includes a broad range of duties.

Please submit application and resume to the McDonald County Extension Center

Job Description.pdf            Application.pdf


Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop

Monday, April 16, 2018 from
6pm - 9pm in Carthage, MO

Attendees will work one-on-one with a University Of Missouri Extension
specialist while learning to graft.  Proper "whip and tongue" grafting technique
will be demonstrated.  M7 semi-standard apple rootstock will be available.
Apple scion wood of Red Delicious, Ozark Gold, Gala, Arkansas Black,
Enterprise and Gold Rush will be available.  Each participant will take
home two grafted trees. 

$10 participant fee and advanced registration required.

Call the Jasper County Extension Center at (417) 358 - 2158 to register.

Food Preservation Workshop

This course is filled with everything you need to know to get started in
canning and preserving your own foods.  In this course you will learn
the science behind canning and preserving, how to get started, and
the various methods of canning and preserving.

June 5, 2018

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Neosho High School

Truman learns about Extension

Ever wonder why the University of Missouri Extension was established?


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: $20.00 per soil sample


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