Northwest Missouri Regional Director's Office

Northwest Region News


2014 county fairs are being planned and dates are being set. To find information about a county fair in your area click here. The Missouri State Fair, held in Sedalia, will be August 7 - 17, 2014.

Northwest Missouri Extension News You Can Use

Northwest Missouri Extension News You Can Use is a monthly newsletter that provides practical advice on a variety of subjects and reports on extension activities throughout the region.

March 2014 (PDF)
February 2014 (PDF)
December 2013/January 2014 (PDF)
November 2013 (PDF)
October 2013 (PDF)
August/September 2013 (PDF)
July 2013 (PDF)
June 2013 (PDF)
May 2013 (PDF)
April 2013 (PDF)
March 2013 (PDF)
January/February 2013 (PDF)

Agronomy news and tips

The monthly agronomy newsletter is your source for current, relevant information for the Northwest Missouri region. It is provided by your local agronomy specialists with the University of Missouri Extension.

March, 2013 (PDF)
February, 2013 (PDF)
January, 2013  (PDF)

Health and nutrition facts

The latest from Janet Hackert, nutrition specialist.

Check for the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check
Stay Safe in the Cold (PDF)
Discover New Tastes to Promote Bone Health (PDF)
Dark Chocolate and Cocoa - Healthy Treat in Moderation (PDF)
What Else to Do with Apples (PDF)
Can you "Choice Salsa" Safely (PDF)
Eat Well for Arthritis Relief (PDF)
Preserving Tomatoes - Answers to common questions (PDF)
Make the Connection between Health and Learning (PDF)
Beat the Heat when Exercising (PDF)
Storing Fresh Produce Well (PDF)
Berries and Heart Health (PDF)
Pressure Canning FAQ's and Off-hours Ask an Expert Session Scheduled (PDF)
Walk While You Work (PDF)
Understanding Probiotics (PDF)
Garden Grow, Preserve with University of Missouri Extension (PDF)
Nutritional Supplements - only to helpf fill in the gaps
Make Snacking Count (PDF)
Organic Produce - is it the best choice? (PDF)
Preventing the Spread of the Flu (PDF)
Choosing a Good Oil (PDF)

Horticulture information

Northwest Missouri Horticulture

Housing & Environmental Design

Connie Neal, NW Region Housing and Environmental Design Specialist has knowledge and ideas about caring for a home.  To see her most recent news click here.

NW Missouri stock talk

Welcome to NW Missouri Stock Talk, your source of current information on topics important to the beef industry in Northwest Missouri, brought to you by your regional livestock specialists with the University of Missouri Extension. 

March, 2014 (PDF)
January, 2014 (PDF)
December, 2013 (PDF)
October, 2013 (PDF)
September, 2013 (PDF)
August, 2013 (PDF)
July, 2013 (PDF)
June, 2013 (PDF)
May, 2013 (PDF)
April, 2013  (PDF)
March, 2013  (PDF)
February, 2013 (PDF)
January, 2013 (PDF)


Northwest Regional Office
706 S. Woodbine Rd., Suite A
St. Joseph, MO 64507
Phone: 816-279-6064
Fax: 816-279-0096
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