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Extension Council Elections
January 9 through January 20, Morgan County citizens, aged 18 or older will have an opportunity to vote and elect members to the University of MO Extension, Morgan County Council. The elected and appointed members of the Extension Council will guide and direct Extension work within the county. Please see the tab on the left-hand side during this time and vote.
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Enrollment for new 4-H year began October 1st, you can register in — 4HOnline. If you have ever created a profile in 4HOnline, you must log into that account to re-enroll. If you can't remember your log-in name, contact the county office.
Don’t guess — soil tests save time and money
Soil testing is the best guide to the wise and efficient use of fertilizer and soil amendments, says Manjula Nathan, director of the MU Extension Soil Testing and Plant Diagnostic Services.
Whether you grow acres of row crops or have a vegetable patch in the backyard, a soil test will provide you with an analysis of nutrients and a set of recommendations for any improvements.
“We frequently get questions from customers like, ‘I apply fertilizer every year. How come my plants are not doing well?’” Nathan says.
“Most of the time the problem is they never have done a soil test, but have been guessing on fertilizer requirements,” she says. “They do not realize that by guessing they are wasting money by over- or under application, and the excess fertilizer can end up in streams, ponds and underground water, polluting the environment.”
Soil testing can be done through the extension office. Soil test prices are 1-4 soil test at $15 per sample, 5-8 soil test at $14 per sample and 9 or more samples will be $13.50 per sample. For more information, see these soil testing publications
Real time weather
Real-time weather at Versailles is made possible through support from: Morgan County R-2 School District and University of Missouri Department of Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences
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Business programs for new businesses
Chris Thompson, Cole County business specialist, hosts classes, including Starting a Small Business: The First Steps and The Basics of Writing a Business Plan, for new businesses almost every month. Interested? Visit our Business programs page or email Chris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This group of train volunteers is a great way to get your home gardening questions answered. You can contact the Ozark Prairie Master Gardeners representative Andi Woodson at 573-377-4577 or email email@example.com
The extension center is closed on legal holidays observed by Morgan County government.
- New Year's Day
- Martin Luther King Day
- Presidents Day
- Good Friday
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
- Veteran's Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Thanksgiving Friday
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day