Background checks are done annually on every 4-H youth development volunteer applicant who works with youth in an ongoing manner. This year background checks will begin on Tuesday, September 6th. Applicants can get started by getting a copy of the most current, approvedAnnual Background Check Consent Form (LG639). The form should be turned in to the Warren County Extension office. Please refer to the Example LG639 Consent Form for your reference. Please get your forms filled out and turned in as soon as you can please. Thank You!!!
Missouri Farm Family Recognized
Darrell and Joyce Dothage and family of Warrenton were among the families honored during the Missouri Farm Family Day, Aug. 15 at the Missouri State Fair. The Dothage Family was selected as the Warren County Missouri Farm Family by the Warren County Extension Council and local Farm Bureau. The family includes Darrell,Joyce, Dwayne Dothage and Donna Sherman. Each year, the fair sets aside a day to recognize farm families from across the state who are active in their communities, involved in agriculture and participate in local outreach and extension programs such as 4-H or FFA.
It's a great time to join 4-H!
4-H is a community of young people across America learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. 4-H is young people making new friends and memories while preparing to be leaders of today and tomorrow. We are a volunteer-led organization that reaches boys and girls through small groups called clubs. 4-H members choose from over 40 projects in which to participate. Most projects use hands-on learning experiences to teach subject matter and life-skills such as cooperation, leadership and decision making — skills that can be applied over and over for a lifetime. Contact our office at 636-456-3444 to learn how to join 4-H. Clover Kid groups for 5 to 7 year olds will be forming soon.
You can click here to access the 4-H newsletters for Warren County.
At Warren County Extension Office
- Meeting room rental
- Canner gauge tests
- Soil testing
- Plant and insect identification
- Private pesticide applicator training
- Distance education test proctoring?
For more information please click here.
Train online to be a Missouri Master Gardener
State Master Gardeners Conference set for Sept. 16-18
Attendees can take one of several day long guided tours, including Powell Gardens, a 916-acre horticultural showcase.
For more information regarding registration and Master Gardener events please Click Here.
The MU Extension Office in Warren County is closed on the following dates for 2016
- Monday, Sept 5 -- Labor Day
- Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 &25 -- Thanksgiving
- Monday, Dec. 26 -- Christmas
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