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.
Use Tab key to loop through the section below. Press Enter or Space to enter content for each tab button. Press Esc key to exit and to go to the next section at any time.
Event date: Oct. 19, 2021
Event time: | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We'll explore the steps needed to get your startup off the ground. This is the first half of the workshop.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 ...
Event date: Oct. 19, 2021 - Nov. 9, 2021
This intensive, individually customized, four-session course is designed to provide new and aspiring entrepreneurs with tools and resources to create a solid business plan. Experienced business facilitators/coaches will guide group sessions and share ...
Event date: Oct. 21, 2021
Event time: | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Topics:Winter cattle nutrition and reproductive management considerationsSpring vs Fall Calving Workshop is free. Register online using the registration link or contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center at (417) 276-3313 before the ...
News & articles
- Published: Friday, Oct. 1, 2021
MU Extension and Show-Me ECHO partnershipAmy Bartels, Human Development & Family Science Specialist WC RegionWhat is ECHO? Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) utilizes telehealth technology to connect primary care practitioners ...
- Published: Monday, Sept. 13, 2021
Now that you’ve identified a country for export and have selected a path to your customers, it’s a good time to start to think about pricing. You’ll need to make the important decision on what you will charge for your product. In this issue, ...
- Published: Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021
The Missouri State Fair offers an opportunity for members to exhibit their skills in the 4-H Building, their showmanship in the livestock arenas and their character through demonstrations. For many, this is a culminating experience that affects them ...
- Published: Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021
Mental health in schoolsSince we’ve been in the midst of a pandemic for a year and a half, it is difficult to remember how important feeling safe is to our mental health. But safety is vital, and if needs like safety aren’t met, a mental health ...
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: Aug. 1, 2018
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that 35 percent of Missouri farmland is rented. That means that about 9.8 million acres of Missouri agricultural land is rented. To help both landowners and farmers, the University of ...
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 ...
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 ...
Substance Use Disorders in Missouri 101
June 5, 2021 - June 4, 2022
Substance use disorders (SUD) present a major public health concern with a significant impact on health, including increased mortality, interpersonal and socioeconomic difficulties. Nationally, Missouri ranks highest among states for drug use with ...
CEU Immunization Webinar Series 2 (FY21)
Aug. 19, 2020 - June 30, 2022
Immunization Webinar Series 2The purpose of this series of five (5) webinars is to update the knowledge base regarding immunization practices and vaccine recommendations based on national guidelines and the latest evidence to guide practice. ...
CEU Enhanced Leadership Development Academy for RNs and NHAs in Long-term Care
Nov. 1, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2021
Take this survey FIRST before you click the register button to determine your eligibility. This professional development course offers RNs and NHAs working in LTC an engaging on-line learning environment with an emphasis on practical application that ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Henry County 4-H sale rules for beef, swine, goats, sheep, rabbits and poultry for the year 2021. Rules state what you have to do to be eligible to sell in 2021 sale.
In this issue: General news | Project news | 4-H Fair | Virtual Camps | 4-H'er of the month | Calendar