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: Dec. 7, 2021
Event time: | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This event provides entrepreneurs the chance to discuss an idea/innovation confidentially and receive feedback from Missouri SBDC Technology Business experts. The panel of experts will provide feedback on your business model to help you further ...
Event date: Dec. 9, 2021
Event time: | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The December town hall will feature Scott Poock who is part of MU Extension in the area veterinary medicine and continuing education discussing diagnosing calving problems in heifers. In addition, Pat Guinan who is a climatologist with MU Extension ...
Event date: Dec. 14, 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 ...
News & articles
- 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 ...
- Published: Friday, Nov. 5, 2021
Stephanie McGrew is the owner of Lone Star Physiques in Kirksville, MO. Check out our latest client highlight video to learn about Stephanie's relationship with the Missouri SBDC in Northeast Region and more about her rural, personal fitness ...
- Published: Friday, Nov. 5, 2021
Thalia Cherry started working with the Missouri SBDC at UMKC in 2016 and continues to work with her business coach to help her business grow. Check out our latest client highlight video to learn more about Thalia's entrepreneurial journey.
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 ...
31st Annual Gerontology Clinical Update
Dec. 9, 2020 - Feb. 15, 2021
This conference will provide a forum for gerontology health care providers, administrators, educators, regulatory personnel, and others to discuss complex care issues common to all who care for the elderly, regardless of setting. The focus is on ...
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 ...
CEU 13th Evidence-Based Practice on the Frontline Conference
Sept. 17, 2020 - Nov. 19, 2020
Due to the interest in this conference, we are expanding and simplifying course access. The LIVE OPTION will take place as planned on September 17. Every session will be recorded and available for viewing for 60 days. As A BONUS, we are ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Kids Ask Dr. Bug, aka MU Horticulture Specialist Tamra Reall (@MUExtBugNGarden), about ants vs. butterflies, how long insects live, what insects eat, and why are ladybugs called ladybugs.
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|