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! 



July 26 - 30 - St. Francois County Fair


August 8 - Raising Backyard Poultry Workshop, 6:30 p.m., Farmington Public Library. 

August 11 - Deadline for Master Gardener training enrollment.  M.G. Brochure (PDF)

August 18 - November 3 - Master Gardener training, Thursdays, 6 - 9 p.m.  First six classes in Ste. Genevieve and the last 6 classes in Perryville.  M.G. Brochure (PDF)

August 30 - Extension Council meeting, 7 p.m., County Commissioners' Courtroom


September 15 and 16 - Intensive Training School, $130 per person, North College Center, Mineral Area College.  Brochure (PDF)


October 25 - Extension Council meeting, 7 p.m., County Commissioners' Courtroom


November 29 - Extension Council meeting, 7 p.m., County Commissioners' Courtroom


Just in time for those summer pop-up storms!  Lightning Safety (PDF)


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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Flood Information and Resources from University Extension

Missouri Flood Info on Facebook

Missouri Flood Info,, 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 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! 


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