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. 6, 2022 - Dec. 7, 2022
This day and a half workshop is designed to assist technology start-ups and existing businesses in learning how to apply for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants and Small Business Technology Transfer ...
Event date: Dec. 6, 2022
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Observation & Assessment of Children in the Childcare Setting will allow participants to learn or review the importance of observation and assessment for the child and program's success. We will define the components of a comprehensive evaluation ...
Event date: Dec. 6, 2022
Event time: | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In this workshop, participants will learn about the importance of soil testing in pasture, soil sampling procedure, interpreting soil test report and application of lime and fertilizer. Speaker also discuses about rotating cattle during grazing, ...
News & articles
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022
Can you help? The KC Metro Tax Coalition and University of Missouri Extension are seeking volunteers for the upcoming tax season (January – April 2023). The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs ...
- Published: Friday, Aug. 26, 2022
WASHINGTON – Seventeen Missouri youths traveled to Washington, D.C., July 2-11 for the 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus event.Members of the 2022 delegation:Alexandria Creason – Adair CountyWilliam Hickman and Emmalyn Schnieders – Clay ...
- 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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|