Stone County Extension Council Election

The University of Missouri Stone County Extension Council will hold an election for council members. Anyone age 18 and older is eligible to vote. You do not have to be a registered voter to vote in this election.

Vote only for those candidates in the district in which you live. Biographies of candidates. This election will close on January 25, 2019.


Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Spring Workshop March 2, 2019

Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will host the 2019 Spring Garden Workshop on March 2, 2019.  Please check the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks website    for more information.

Dairy Day January 23, 2019

Winter Dairy Day will be held on January 23, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at the St. Peter's Evangelical United Church of Christ, Billings MO.

Topics will be:

What you should know about Heat stress your Dry cows by Reagan Bluel, Dairy Specialist, University of Missouri Extension

Are Issues with Cow Comfort Holding Back Your Bottom Line? by Ted Probert, Dairy Specialist, University of Missouri Extension

Reproductive Strategies for your Herd. by Dr. Stacy Hamilton, Dairy Specialist, University of Missouri Extension

This workshop is free to participants thanks to generous sponsors. A catered lunch is included. RSVP to 417-847-3161 or to


Livestock and Forage Conference.

Stone County Livestock and Forage conference will be held February 7, 2019, 6 p.m. in Crane MO. More information will be available soon.

Pesticide Applicator Training

Stone County, Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:00 PM; Stone County Library, 322 W MO HWY 248, Galena MO. For more information call 417-357-6812

Lawrence County, Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM; MU Southwest Research Center, 14548 State Hwy H, Mt. Vernon MO. For more information call 417-466-3102

Greene County, Friday, February 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM; Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield MO. Preregistration required. Call 417-881-8909 ext 42953 or online at

Christian County, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 8:30 AM; First Baptist Church, 105 Kennedy Avenue, Clever MO. For more information call 417-581-3558

Barry County, Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Barry County Courthouse Commission Room, 700 Main street OR at 5:30 PM at the Cassville High School Vo-Ag Department, 1501 Main Street, Hwy Y (Take Main/Hwyy to Partridge Street and turn East, then turn left at the first drive going behind the Intermediate School; light meal will be provided for the 5:30 session only compliments of the Vo-Ag Department. PREREGISTRATION is required call 417-847-3161

Taney County, Monday, March 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM; Taneyville Municipal Building, 227 Central Avenue, Taneyville MO. For more information call 417-546-4431