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)

Dicamba Safety and Training

Synthetic auxin herbicide application presents a challenge. Despite the efficacy of these herbicides, off-target injury to other crops remains a problem for Missouri agriculture.

Registration for web-based training will be available Jan. 4, 2018. Check back on this page on Jan. 4 for a link to registration for web-based training.

Registration and event information for in-person training is available at

Northwest Region News You Can Use Newsletter

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

2018 Ray County Parent Education Program Schedule Coming Soon — 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.

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: