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! 


University of Missouri Extension's IMPACT on St. Francois County

Celebrating the Past, Building for the Future



Upcoming events:


September 7 - Annex closed in observance of Labor Day

September 14 - East Central Cattlemen Meeting; Assistance Programs Available to Farmers, 6:30 p.m., North College Center, MAC.  (All are welcome!)

September 14 - Parkland Master Gardener Meeting, 6:30 p.m., MAC Room #114 (Horticulture/Ag classrooms)

September 15 - Parkland Beekeeper Meeting

September 17-18 - Management Intensive Grazing School, Patterson, MO.  Cost is $105 per person.  Contact Sue Denninger at 573-883-3566 ext. 3 to register by September 4.

September 29 - Extension Council Picnic


October 10 - East Central Cattlemen Association Picnic, 12 p.m., Washington State Park.  Ribeye meal is $7.50 with RSVP by October 2 or $10 at the door (pay at door)

October 23 - SEMO Bull Sale, Farmington.

October 27 - Extension Council Meeting, 7 p.m., County Commissioners' Courtroom


November 2 - East Central Cattleman Meeting; Explanation of the Food and Drug Administration's Veterinary Feed Directive, 6:30 p.m., North College Center, MAC.

November 6-7 - Pearls of Production Women in Agriculture Conference, Columbia, MO.

November 24 - Extension Council Meeting, 7 p.m., County Commissioners' Courtroom


December 5 - Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale, Fruitland.


Free Test Kits for Missouri Residents!

Free Test Kits can be ordered online at:

 Bureau of Environmental Epidemiology
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Telephone: 573-751-6102 or
(toll-free) 866-628-9891
Fax: 573-526-6946 

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New Release!

Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale, December 7, results:

Missouri Department of Conservation books are available to purchase in the office! 



Guide to the Mississippi River Hills
Mississippi River Hills tourism mapMU 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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