Food Safety Farm to Table Workshop

Texas County University of Missouri Extension and the Master Gardeners of Texas County are hosting a Food Safety from Farm to Fork workshop on February 13, 2015 at the Texas County MU Extension Office, 1418 S. Sam Houston Blvd. in Houston.  The workshop is scheduled from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm.  MU Extension specialist Patrick Byers will be joined by Texas County Department of Health and Human Services staff to discuss a wide range of topics related to the safe production and sales of vegetables and fruit.  Byers notes “Everyone has a role to play in growing and marketing safe produce – farmers, vendors at farmers markets, and consumers.”  Farmers, gardeners, and interested members of the public are welcome to attend.  The workshop cost is $10.00, which includes educational materials, a certificate of attendance, and lunch.

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

The Private Pesticide Applicator Training Class scheduled for February 19, 2015 has been rescheduled to March 23, 2015 due to inclement weather. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sarah Kenyon, Texas County Agronomy Specialist, is offering a Private Pesticide  Applicator Training, February 19, 2015 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  There is a cost of $12.00 to cover the current book.  Please preregister by calling the office 417-967-4545.

Available now:  Weed and Brush Control

 Guides for  Weed and Brush Control for Forages, Pastures and Noncropland available for $15.00.


Regional Hay School Presentations

This program  focused on the topics of economics of hay production, forage options, hay quality issues and testing, fertility management, wrapped balage management, hay storage, feeding to keep losses low, and nutritional needs of livestock.  To view or print the presentations, click on the link below.

Ozarks AG 101


"A short course designed to

help Ozarks landowners determine what is possible and/or feasible on their farm."

8 Sessions

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings

6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

March 3 through 26, 2015


Mountain Grove Middle School

Mountain Grove,