Local Highlights

Ripley County Fair Livestock Market Project


Lamb Rules PDF

Swine Rules PDF


It's re-enrollment time! Please visit https://mo.4honline.com to re-enroll!

Flood recovery resources:

Flood related resources from University of Missouri Extension

Missouri Flood Information on Facebook

Missouri Flood Info, http://www.facebook.com/MoFloodInfo, is a collaboration of state, federal and local agencies and organizations involved addressing flooding in Missouri, including the Partnership for Disaster Recovery. Managed by MU Extension.

Missouri Flood Information on MU Extension Web Site

MU Extension Flood Resources


MP904, Resources for Your Flooded Home


How-to-Install a Self-Help Tarp


Rehabbing Flooded Houses: A Guide for Builders and Contractors


Mold control resources


Understanding the Effects of Flooding on Trees


Flooding Q & A (while not all of these questions are germane to spring-time flooding, there are several good bits of advice that apply to the current situation)



Design Storm Alert System (tracks accumulated precipitation and helps with managing stored manure or domestic wastewater)


Loan assistance for business


MoDOT road travel conditions



Pesticide Applicator Training

A grower can currently obtain a Private Applicator License by scheduling training through the Ripley County Extension Center 573-996-2921.  Training is done from 8:00 am to 11:00 am or 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and requires three hours.

Your community classroom

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

MU Extension partners with the Ripley County Commission and other local organizations to provide education, information and services that meet people’s needs. The elected and appointed members of the Ripley 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, give us a call at 573-996-2921 or send an email to ripleyco@missouri.edu. to learn how we can help you.

Here to help

The staff of the Ripley 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 573-996-2921 or send an email to ripleyco@missouri.edu.

Canning guides in MU Extension publications

4-H Enrollment

Missouri 4-H Website

Ripley County Native Helps Local Students attending MIZZOU

The Prospect-News news article (PDF)

Southeast regional newsletters

The Garden Spade

Missouri Ag News

Ripley County emergency information

MU Extension publication EMW 1011, Family Disaster Plan

Hiring Contractors After Disaster (PDF)

Safety and Preparedness

Local Severe Weather