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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
- Update professional training in business, health and safety
- Engage youth as valued, contributing citizens
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Event date: Sept. 23, 2023
Event time: | 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Blue Springs, MO
Fall is a great time to add plants to your garden! Come to the plant sale, grow your garden, and support the Extension Master Gardeners' historical garden and projects by your purchases.For classes and events in the Blooming Blue springs series, ...
Event date: Sept. 26, 2023 - Nov. 28, 2023
This webinar series will provide research-based information on organic production of specialty crops. The webinar series will meet every Tuesday evening from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm beginning September 26 and ending November 28.Sept 26: Organic ...
Event date: Sept. 28, 2023 - Oct. 4, 2023
Help us celebrate Missouri Good Neighbor Week to foster compassion and respect for our neighbors. We invite you to observe the week as part of the 15,000 Acts of Neighboring Challenge. The week begins on National Good Neighbor Day (Sept. 28) and goes ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missourians are encouraged to participate in events and activities to help establish connections with their neighbors during the second annual Missouri Good Neighbor Week, Sept. 28 to Oct 4.The official website for the week is ...
- Published: Tuesday, July 18, 2023
BENTON, Mo. – Maude Harris really wants to know what people in Scott County think about the COVID-19 vaccine and other community health measures.Harris is one of a dozen University of Missouri Extension specialists across the state who are helping ...
- Published: Thursday, June 29, 2023
University of Missouri agriculture researchers and extension specialists share their findings at field days across the state from August through October.Events are planned at Extension and Education Centers (EECs) administered by MU Extension and at ...
- Published: Wednesday, June 28, 2023
This spring, five Missouri small businesses began the journey to grow beyond the second stage.Through the Missouri Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC’s) Elevate program, these five business owners, at no cost to them, are gaining knowledge ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2003
Jesse J. LyonsDepartment of Animal SciencesHatching 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 ...
Missouri Master Gardener Online Core Training - Fall 2023
Aug. 13, 2023 - Dec. 30, 2023
The manual for this course, the Missouri Master Gardener Manual can be downloaded for printing. Access the manual. The motto of the Missouri Master Gardener Extension Program is “helping others learn to grow.” This is accomplished by providing ...
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
105 East 5th Street, Ste 200
Kansas City, MO 64106
|by appointment only|