The College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources at Mizzou is coming soon!

Do you know high school students from your area thinking about attending the University of Missouri's College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (CAFNR)?  With 12 degree programs, our students find careers in the medical field; veterinary sciences; environmental sciences; sport management; event planning; agribusiness; public relations; and plant, animal and human genetics. More information found at the CAFNR website (link to external site)

17th Annual Women Landowner’s Agriculture Conference

Join Us As We Go “Back To Our Roots”

Johnson/Lafayette/Ray/Clay Counties

American Legion

1001 W. 22nd St.

Higginsville, Mo.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 1:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Conference Fee is $20 Through October 20, 2017

Late Registration Fee Increases to $30 Beginning October 21, 2017

Attendance is Limited to 150 Participants

Register Today!

For questions, please call University of Missouri Extension Center Lafayette County Extension:  660-584-3658 and Lafayette County FSA; 660-584-8732, ext.2

Congratulations 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

Forty-six Missourians was inducted into the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center on the State Fair Community College campus in Sedalia. Kenneth and Marjorie Jenkins of Ray County are among the volunteer leaders nominated to the 4-H Hall of Fame by our 4-H Council. Congratulations!

Your community classroom

MU Extension is the University of Missouri’s classroom in Ray 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 Ray County is your one-stop source for practical education and information on almost anything.

MU Extension partners with the New Ray Commission and other local organizations to provide education, information and services that meet people’s needs. The elected and appointed members of the Ray 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.


Focus on Kids

2017 Ray County Parent Education Program Schedule — 8th Circuit

All classes will be held from 2:30-5:00 at the Ray County Extension Center, Eagleton Civic Center, 1015 W. Royle Street, Richmond, MO 64085. The cost is $35 per person. Pre-registration is required, to register contact:  Circuit Clerk, 816-776-2235, 100 W Main St Ste 22, Richmond, MO 64085.  FOCUS on KIDS contact:  Jessica Trussell, 660-646-0811.

2017 dates: February 28; April 25; June 27; August 29; October 10; December 12

If your case is being heard in Ray County, contact the Circuit Court in this county. If your case is being heard in another county or out-of-sate, and you wish to take one of the classes listed above, contact:  Jessica Trussell at the Livingston County University of Missouri Extension 660-646-0811 or email: