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! 

Thank You to all the businesses and individuals who came to the 2014 Sale of Champions to support our youth!  It was another record sale:  99 items sold for a grand total of $143,710!


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

Celebrating the Past, Building for the Future

On May 8, 2014, University of Missouri Extension celebrates 100 years of extending university-based research and knowledge beyond the campus into all 114 Missouri counties. In doing so, MU Extension has strengthened families, businesses and communities.


Upcoming events



February 23 - April 13 - Grow Your Farm, Iron County Health Department.  Flyer (PDF)


March 7 - A Gardening Symposium, Mineral Area College.   Flyer (PDF)

March 25 - Farmers' Market Workshop, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., North College Center, Mineral Area College.  Flyer (PDF)

March 27 - SEMO Bull Sale, Farmington Livestock Auction, 7 p.m.  View catalog here.


May 6 and 7 - Intensive Grazing School, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., North College Center, Mineral Area College.  Brochure (PDF)

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.

Evaluating Your Business Idea - Is there an entrepreneur inside you? Use's business start-up tool, Evaluating Your Business Idea, to see if your idea could become a business success.

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