4-H Judging and Achievement Day 

Form must be postmarked today May 22, 2017. Click Here for the form.

Flood Recovery Information Packet

With the recent flooding throughout the state of Missouri, we encourage you to download this informational packet to assist you in the recovery process.
Flood Recovery Packet (PDF)

4-H Camp

Counselor Camp - June 8-10, 2017

4-H Camp - June 14-17, 2017 

Camp Application (PDF)


May Garden To-Do List

Marvelous Mums. Pinch back mums to promote full, bushy plants and provide more blooms this fall.
Give Your Plants a Drink. Make sure to keep all newly planted stock well watered if rain is insufficient.
Fertilize Organically. Set up an organic fertilizing plan for roses. Reapply every 4-6 weeks. Fertrell and
Espoma are two brands of organic fertilizers available.
Transplant Time. Transplant tomatoes when soil temperature reaches 50 degrees F. Plant beans and
other warm weather crops. Around mid-month, transplant young dahlia plants which have been rooted
indoors. Place them at 2-3 foot intervals. Install supports when transplanting the young plants.
Bird Watch. Place humming bird feeders out. Change liquid and clean weekly.
Weeds, weeds, weeds. Keep weeding before it gets away from you. Use mulch to deter weeds, reapply
as needed.
Shake Up Your Compost. Give the compost pile a good turning and make sure it doesn't dry out.
Practical Pruning. Prune spring shrubs like forsythia, lilac, viburnum, and crabapple when they finish
Support Your Plants. Make sure supports or stakes are in place for tall perennials such as delphiniums
and peonies.
Get Rid of Bald Spots. Reseed bare spots in your lawn. Be sure to mulch and keep the area well watered.
Plant Your Bulbs. Warm season bulbs such as cannas, and gladiolas may be planted now.
Lovely Lilacs. When lilacs finish blooming, remove faded blooms and prune the bush if needed. Up to one
third of the branches may be removed each year. This ensures a healthy, vigorous plant.
Heavenly Herbs. Plant herbs near your kitchen door - maybe in containers. Snip a piece or two for
cooking as needed. Keep in a sunny location.
Keep Houseplants Happy. Move houseplants outside when danger of frost has passed. Keep a close
watch so they don't dry out as temperatures rise.


4-H newsletters

You can click here to access the 4-H newsletters for Warren County.

2016 Annual Report is now available.

Click here to view the Annual Report.


Services Available

At Warren County Extension Office

  • Meeting room rental
  • Canner gauge tests
  • Soil testing
  • Plant and insect identification
  • Private pesticide applicator training
  • Publications
  • Distance education test proctoring?

For more information please click here.

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, Danny Dothage (grandson) and Donna Sherman (daughter). 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.

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