Every year the University of Mo  Mississippi County FNEP Nutritionists, Paula Cates and Barbara Cleaves, along with the Extension's Agronomist, Dr. Anthony Ohmes, presents a project for the youth to work on.



The Spade Newsletter 

The Spade is a monthly publication of the University of Missouri Extension, compiled by Horticulture Specialists in the Southeast and East Central Region of Missouri.

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MU Extension is the University of Missouri’s classroom in Mississippi County. We connect people to research-based education to enrich the quality of life and enhance the economic well-being of our communities. MU Extension in Mississippi County is your one-stop source for practical education and information on almost anything.

MU Extension partners with the Mississippi County Commission and other local organizations to provide education, information and services that meet people’s needs. The elected and appointed members of the Mississippi County Extension Council provide guidance in identifying those needs to ensure that our educational programs are relevant, reliable and responsive.

Whether it’s resources for yourself or your family, farm, business or community, we invite you to explore our website, call or email to learn how we can help you.