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Through a network of county offices, the University of Missouri solves problems and engages with communities across all 114 counties and the City of St. Louis.
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: Dec. 5, 2023 - Dec. 6, 2023
This day and a half workshop is designed to assist technology start-ups and existing businesses in learning how to apply for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants and Small Business Technology Transfer ...
Event date: Dec. 5, 2023
Event time: | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Many organizations are feeling pressure due to the increased competition for talent, having fewer people to keep up, and operating in a constant state of change. As a lack of connection deteriorates team culture and engagement, remaining positive and ...
Event date: Dec. 6, 2023 - Dec. 7, 2023
Farmers and crop specialists are invited to attend a special in-person annual conference for industry updates from leading agriculture researchers at the University of Missouri and other institutions across the US.A registration fee will apply and ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023
The Missouri Show-Me-Select (SMS) Replacement Heifer Program educates cattle producers on heifer development strategies in the areas of management, reproduction, and genetics to create a reliable source of quality replacement heifers. On November ...
- Published: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Twelve Missourians have been chosen for statewide recognition as “Missouri’s Most Engaged Neighbor” for 2023 as part of the planned activities for Missouri Good Neighbor Week (Sept. 28 to Oct. 4).Sixty-two people were ...
- Published: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Second Annual Missouri Good Neighbor Week (Sept. 28 to Oct. 4) was a documented success. Organizers had a goal to document 15,000 acts of neighboring. But instead, Missourians reported 19,752 acts of neighboring during the ...
- Published: Monday, Oct. 30, 2023
SALEM, Mo. – If anything is worse than a pasture rooted up by feral hogs, it’s a pasture that dries and hardens after hogs leave damaged areas the size of tractor tires.Freddie Leroux’s damaged pastures need to be repaired and reseeded. He ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 1980
Missouri CourthousesContact and other information about this county is available on the National Association of Counties website.Marian M. OhmanDepartment of Community DevelopmentCounty: GreeneOrganized: Jan. 2, 1833Named after: Gen. Nathaniel Greene ...
This self-paced course provides research based information needed to safely and successfully preserve food at home. Participants of all levels of food preservation experience are welcome, including individuals with little or no previous food ...
Missouri Master Gardener Online Core Training - Fall 2023
Aug. 13, 2023 - Dec. 30, 2023
The manual for this course, the Missouri Master Gardener Manual can be downloaded for printing. Access the manual. The motto of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” This is accomplished by providing ...
A version of the 4-H Secretary Record Book formatted for Microsoft Word.
MU Extension in Greene County
2400 S. Scenic Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
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