Cape Girardeau County
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MU faculty, staff and elected council members, who live in your community, work with you to identify local interests and issues and then offer relevant programming and resources to meet the unique needs of you and your community.
Our job is to partner with communities to find solutions with credible, science-based information that will help you:
- Grow safe and healthy food
- Build and grow profitable businesses
- Improve your health and relationships
- Increase agricultural production
- Update professional training in business, health and safety
- Engage youth as valued, contributing citizens
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Event date: Jan. 19, 2021 - Jan. 21, 2021
Clarify your marketing message to connect with customers and increase sales.Most business leaders lost thousands of dollars when COVID-19 hit because they weren’t prepared to sell online. Bricks-To-Clicks® provides marketing workshops to help ...
Event date: Jan. 21, 2021
Event time: | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kansas City, MO
Are you ready to learn the basics of starting a new business? This three-hour class provides an overview of the critical first steps needed to start a business. Participants learn to assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ...
Event date: Jan. 21, 2021
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kansas City, MO
Start your business planning, or ramp up your game plan, with this three-hour class on Basics of Writing a Business Plan. Designed for current and aspiring business owners, this class is perfect for entrepreneurs who need to create a business ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri’s array of soils and topography allows producers to grow an extensive list of vegetables, from leafy greens to cucurbits.Springfield farmer Curtis Millsap is one of many producers who benefit from University of Missouri ...
- Published: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021
Cape Girardeau County residents have the opportunity to vote for members of the University of Missouri Extension Council during January 2021. The Ballot for this election will be in the Cash Book Journal newspaper the week of January 20. Voting ...
- Published: Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missourians in crisis can take advantage of a free 24-hour hotline for stress counseling as well as information and referrals on legal, financial, crisis/disaster and personal health topics. Individuals can seek help by phone or ...
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Scott Hoad was at a low point this spring, trying to piece together a decent living after being laid off from a job painting commercial aircraft. Then Hoad crossed paths with Amy Patillo, a University of Missouri Extension labor ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2007
This manual is meant to be used as a training aid for private applicators who wish to be certified to apply restricted use pesticides. This manual includes much information about the effects of pesticides and how to ensure that they can continue to ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 1980
Missouri CourthousesContact and other information about this county is available on the National Association of Counties website, http://explorer.naco.org.Marian M. OhmanDepartment of Community DevelopmentCounty: Cape GirardeauOrganized: Oct. 1, ...
CEU Immunization Webinar Series 1 (FY20)
Session 1Vaccine Safety and Errors This presentation will focus on vaccine administration, errors and safety in order to promote best practices and avoid errors. Session 2Hepatitis A Virus InfectionAn update on best practices and challenges in ...
Healthy Yards for Clear Streams- Spring 2021
Feb. 23, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Healthy Yards for Clear Streams is designed to help you be environmentally responsible with lawn and landscape practices. By implementing the practices learned in this program, you will be able to reduce your annual use of fertilizers and pesticides ...
Grow Your Bottom Line through Global Sales
A self-paced course of less than 15 minutes demonstrating global sales opportunities for businesses of any size. With 95% of potential customers living outside of the United States, exporting offers the potential to grow your bottom line. Exporting ...
21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader
Jan. 10, 2021 - March 6, 2021
Everything rises and falls on leadership. The challenge is that leadership develops from the inside out. If you can become the leader you ought to be on the inside, you will be able to become the leader you want to be on the outside. Learn more about ...
Becoming an Engaged Neighbor
March 20, 2021 - May 2, 2021
Becoming an engaged neighbor means learning and using the names of people who live next to you, developing relationships with them, and being involved in your neighborhood. It does take time and effort. But there are personal and community benefits. ...
Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident Response Awareness
Dec. 1, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021
This Awareness course is the first level of first responder certification. A first responder must be properly trained and mentally prepared when called upon to respond to a hazardous material or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incident. This course ...
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
684 Jackson Trail
PO Box 408
Jackson, MO 63755
|8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday|