We bring Mizzou to you.
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
Explore the MU Extension website and your county page to discover how MU Extension can enhance your life.
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Event date: Jan. 26, 2022
Event time: | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join MU Extension Horticulture Specialists, and Produce Safety Trainers, Patrick Byers and Justin Keay for a class detailing best practices for growing, processing and storing produce safely. We will discuss such topics as produce safety risks, ...
Event date: Jan. 31, 2022
Event time: | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Focus on Kids is a workshop to help divorced and separated parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on ...
Event date: Feb. 1, 2022
Event time: | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We'll explore how to create and implement a brand your customers will actually talk about.This is a webinar. There is no physical location for this event. Once you have registered for this webinar, you will receive a link to join on the scheduled day ...
News & articles
- Published: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
WHEN: January-February 2022 WHO: University of Missouri Extension’s Community Health and Labor & Workforce Development programs CONTACT: Ann McCauley, Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Project director, [email protected] to ...
- Published: Friday, Jan. 7, 2022
JANUARY GOAL--REST: To rest or relax? They are actually quite different. By definition, both verbs, relax is to calm down while rest is to cease from action, motion, work, or performance of any kind. While you might help yourself to relax before a ...
- Published: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021
Missouri families and educators! Truman has something important to share with you. As any loyal fan knows, Mizzou’s mascot, Truman, is a Bengal tiger. Sadly, the number of tigers in the wild has declined sharply over the last century. Today, there ...
- Published: Monday, Nov. 8, 2021
MISSOURI – The Missouri SBDC (Small Business Development Centers) was awarded $125,000 for specialized training, business counseling, and technical assistance for research and development (R&D)-focused small businesses under the Federal and State ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2021
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that 9.7 million acres of Missouri cropland and pastureland were rented to farmers who did not own the land. To help both landowners and farmers, the University of Missouri has periodically ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2021
Figure 1. It is important for landowners to understand fence and boundary law to avoid conflict with neighbors and legal issues.Fencing duties and boundary locations have been the subject of arguments between neighbors for centuries. This publication ...
Publication date: May 1, 2020
The rates reported in this guide summarize a statewide survey conducted online and by solicitations of University of Missouri Extension specialists in the winter of 2019–2020. We asked farmers, agribusiness firms and land improvement contractors to ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2016
Home production of vegetables has been increasing in popularity in recent years. In addition to saving on the family food bill, the availability of fresh, inexpensive produce from the family garden is conducive to maintaining good dietary habits by ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2015
Established lawns may be maintained at different levels of perfection according to individual situations and desires, but good lawns seldom “just happen.” This summary outlines major steps required to maintain a high-quality lawn year round.Steps ...
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: HenryOrganized: Dec. 13, 1834Named after: Patrick HenryCounty ...
Food Preservation 2022
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 ...
Fundamentals of Supervision
July 1, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021
Transitioning to a supervisory role can be difficult; it can be challenging to be the boss of those who used to be your peers. As an individual contributor, you developed specific technical expertise that made you proficient in completing ...
The Beginning Gardener-Getting Started with Vegetables 2021
Feb. 27, 2021 - April 17, 2021
Thank you for enrolling in the The Beginning Gardener Series. This course is designed to give you just enough information to plant your first vegetable garden, without overwhelming you with too much detail. This is a self-paced course designed for ...
21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader
April 11, 2021 - June 11, 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. ...
Emergency Services Leadership
Nov. 19, 2020 - Feb. 1, 2021
The self-paced course is designed to prepare students to address the always-changing issues that leaders face within the fire service. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to apply policies and procedures; recommend action for ...