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
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Event date: Aug. 23, 2022
Event time: | 7:30 am - 1:00 pm
Join us for the 33rd annual Crop Farmers Field Day! The Graves-Chapple Research Center is set to host an in-person field day this year. The free event will include breakfast, lunch and a variety of agricultural topics. Topics will be selected to ...
Event date: Aug. 23, 2022
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: Aug. 23, 2022
Event time: | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We’ll dive into how you can create and keep the habits you want and need for long-term success.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 ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Editors: With a flash flood watch in effect for parts of Missouri, these ready-to-publish news releases may be of interest to your readers:Be prepared for flooded roadsFood safety after floodingFirst aid for leaky basementsReducing flood damage to ...
- Published: Monday, July 11, 2022
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Every year, hundreds of Missouri 4-H’ers, parents and volunteers commit to the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle through the Missouri 4-H Move Across Missouri challenge.Between Feb. 1 and April 30 of this year, 275 participants from ...
- Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
COLUMBIA, Mo. – This fall, 20 Missouri 4-H delegates will travel to Atlanta, Georgia, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. They will attend National 4-H Congress to network with peers from across the country. While there, they will attend ...
- Published: Wednesday, June 15, 2022
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Buyers and sellers who need an estimate of the value of a piece of farmland may not always find it feasible to get an appraisal, particularly one that reflects the land’s historical value needed to calculate taxes and settle ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2003
Hatching eggs — watching an egg turn into a baby chick — is a learning experience for students of all ages as well as a practical way for you to start a small poultry flock. The incubation process is relatively simple, though it may not seem so ...
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 ...
Missouri Master Gardener Online Core Training - Fall 2022
Aug. 13, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022
Your $200 registration fee includes a FREE Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual. To receive your manual, you must login to the course and follow the instructions in the first module for placing the order using a discount code. Please place your order ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Embryology: Hatching Classroom Projects designed to provide you with background information and exciting experiential activities dealing with life science for use in your classroom.
Candling is basically shining a bright light at an egg in a dark room to see how the embryos are growing. This candling video from UNL shows three kinds of eggs: "winners" (embryos are developing), "quitters" (embryos have quit growing) and "yolkers" ...
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
105 East 5th Street, Ste 200
Kansas City, MO 64106
|8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday|