Reynolds County Extension Center hours

Monday -Thursday 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Closed Fridays

Here to help

The staff of the Reynolds County Extension Center is available to assist residents with research-based information on a variety of topics. If you can't find what you are looking for on our website, give us a call at 573-648-1035 or send an email to

Spot light of 2016 Classes to come:

Workshop for Beginners Beekeepers, workshop will be Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. to 12:00p.m.The is the first four-hour course of the newly developed Certified Master Beekeeper curriculum through the University of Missouri. It is designed for all levels of interest parties to start beekeeping. Participants pay $50.00 + $8.00 booklet for this class. Then are required to have 1 year experience rearing bees and joining a local beekeeping club prior to taking exam ($50 fee) to move up to Apprentice Pollinator beekeeper. Experienced beekeepers can test up through the program, with 5 years' experience necessary to be certified. Space is limited. Register by calling office at 573-648-1035.

Heart of Production, Women in Agriculture, April 14, 2016, First Baptist Church multi purpose room, Ellington, MO. 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. Come and enjoy our first Annual Women in Agriculture Program. Women are truly the Heart of Production and we have designed this program to reach women who are playing larger roles and making key decisions in livestock production on the farm. Topics will include: Vaccine Program, Condition Scoring for Beef Cattle, Parasite Management and egg testing, Pasture Weeds and Control, Soil Fertility. We will have a Financial Adviser on farm and livestock loans and a Resource Conservationist along with Soil and Water will be let you know what resources and programs are available to you. Lunch will be provided. Plus Inspirational Blogger/Speaker, Carey Portell will be here to tell you her amazing story. Learn more about Carey on our Facebook page a:

Cost for class is $35.00, payment with pre-registration is required. To register call extension office at 573-648-1035

Missouri's Complex Fence Law, Come and learn more about Missouri's complex fence law. Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 6:30p.m. to 9:00p.m., Centerville, MO. Cost is $10.00. Class is limited and pre-registration is required. To register call the office at 573-648-1035 today.

Pesticide Applicators Training, Thursday, March 12, 2016 at 9:00a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Reynolds County Extension educational building in Centerville, MO. This class is free, but does require a mandatory manual at $15.00 per farm. Manual not required if you are doing a re-certification and already have one. Class is limited to 15 people so please call and register today.

Medicare Boot Camp, Thursday, April 21, 2016, 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. This Free Medicare Boot Camp is Hosted by the Reynolds County Extension Council, given by Aging Matters. Topics covered wil be Medicare Eligibility and enrollment, Medicare parts a,b,c and d. Medicare benefits and related issue.To register for this free class please call the extension office at 573-648-1035.

2016 Grazing School, October 24, 25 and 26, 2016. Cost is $140.00 per person, $220.00 per farm couple (1 set of materials) Class is limited to 12 farms so register early. Fee must be paid in full by: October 1, 2016

Successful job hunting, (which will include cover letters and resumes) and interview success, (which will include appropriate dress, language and mock interviews). date not set.

AI class, date not set, min class size 10. more information to come.

If you have a class you would be interested in us holding, please call the extension office at: 573-648-1035


Council Monthly Meetings

The Reynolds County Extension Council meets the third Monday night of each month at 6:00p.m. at their new Educational Building (Old Sun Bank Building) in Centerville, MO.



Up coming Meeting:

If you are interested in becoming a 4-H member stop by the extension office for more information or call 573-648-1035 or register online at Membership is $20 per child. Year runs Sept. 1 to Aug. 31

The 4H group meets the second Friday of each month at the Ellington City Hall, Ellington Mo at 6:00p.m.


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