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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
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- Engage youth as valued, contributing citizens
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Event date: Jan. 27, 2021
Event time: | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Louis City and St. Louis County businesses can learn how to utilize the SWIFTE program. The SWIFT Program can get your business matched with job seekers who has a professional support system to achieve on the job success. Receive 90 days of ...
Event date: Jan. 28, 2021
Event time: | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Kansas City, MO
Take an introductory look at how to win Small Business Initiative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grants from federal programs that provide research and development funds for small businesses. Class cost is: ...
Event date: Feb. 1, 2021
Event time: | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The training is required for those producing agricultural commodities and wanting to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on land they own, rent or crop-share. Those needing recertification training to renew their license for another 5 years ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri’s array of soils and topography allows producers to grow an extensive list of vegetables, from leafy greens to cucurbits.Springfield farmer Curtis Millsap is one of many producers who benefit from University of Missouri ...
- Published: Monday, Nov. 2, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missourians in crisis can take advantage of a free 24-hour hotline for stress counseling as well as information and referrals on legal, financial, crisis/disaster and personal health topics. Individuals can seek help by phone or ...
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Scott Hoad was at a low point this spring, trying to piece together a decent living after being laid off from a job painting commercial aircraft. Then Hoad crossed paths with Amy Patillo, a University of Missouri Extension labor ...
- Published: Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri has launched MU Community Connect, a platform designed to improve opportunities for connection between the university and various populations in the communities they serve.“Whether it’s finding impact ...
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 ...
Nurses in the Trenches with First Responders
March 4, 2021 - March 6, 2021
Nurses in the Trenches with First Responders First responders such as police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians perform very different jobs, but their work interfaces with the work of licensed nurses in emergency ...
Fire Service Science
Nov. 19, 2020 - Feb. 1, 2021
Before enrolling in this course, please secure accss to the following textbooks: Brannigan, F. L., & Corbett, G. P. (2015). Building construction for the fire service. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett. Gann, R. G., & Friedman, R. (2015). Principles ...
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 ...
Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident Response Awareness
Dec. 1, 2020 - Jan. 31, 2021
This Awareness course is the first level of first responder certification. A first responder must be properly trained and mentally prepared when called upon to respond to a hazardous material or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incident. This course ...
CEU 24th Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference
Nov. 18, 2020 - Jan. 25, 2021
24th Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference The purpose of this one-day, virtual conference is to provide a forum for educators from both academic and practice-based settings to reflect on and discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ...
Healthy Yards for Clear Streams- Spring 2021
Feb. 23, 2021 - April 30, 2021
Healthy Yards for Clear Streams is designed to help you be environmentally responsible with lawn and landscape practices. By implementing the practices learned in this program, you will be able to reduce your annual use of fertilizers and pesticides ...
This ebook from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau discusses details of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
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Kansas City, MO 64106
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