Supported by the St. Francois County Commission
Thank you to the St. Francois County Commission for your continued support of St. Francois County extension programs and staff!
May 9 - Annex is closed in observance of Truman's Birthday
May 10-11 - Grazing School, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Mineral Area College. Brochure (PDF)
May 14 - Living Landscapes Workshop: Native Plants Get Us Back to Our Roots, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Arcadia Valley. Flyer and Registration Form (PDF)
May 30 - Annex is closed in observance of Memorial Day
May 31 - Extension Council meeting, 7 p.m., County Commissioners' Courtroom
June 28 - Extension Council meeting, 7 p.m., County Commissioners' Courtroom
July 26 - 30 - St. Francois County Fair
Free Test Kits for Missouri Residents!
Free Test Kits can be ordered online at: https://health.mo.gov/living/environment/radon/testkit.php
Bureau of Environmental Epidemiology
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Telephone: 573-751-6102 or
1 – 800 – sos - radon
Flood Information and Resources from University Extension
Missouri Flood Info 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.
Relevant information from MU Extension specialists:
(To access publications, use the links below or go extension.missouri.edu/publications/ and search by publication number.)
- EMW1023, Quick Tips for Cleaning Up After a Flood – Tips on protective equipment; deciding what can be salvaged and what should be thrown away; safely drying, cleaning and disinfecting materials; and what to do before installing new drywall and insulation.
- MP904, Resources for Your Flooded Home – Downloadable 24-page publications offers information about electrical systems, repairing walls, cleaning furniture, flooring and floor coverings, bedding, kitchen items, and controlling mold and mildew. Other information includes financial advice, filing insurance claims, avoiding fraud and hiring a contractor.
- EMW1026, Safe Drinking Water in an Emergency – Downloadable guide sheet on storing and purifying drinking water during an emergency.
Missouri Department of Conservation books are available to purchase in the office!
Guide to the Mississippi River Hills
MU Extension publication MP744
This map is your guide to the foods, wines, agricultural products and cultural attractions of a distinctive "ecoregion" of eastern Missouri that includes the counties of Jefferson, St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Perry, Cape Girardeau and Scott. Use it to plan day trips with family and friends or show visitors and newcomers what interesting places await them. Order a map or pick one up at the county extension center.
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