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 - Dec. 8, 2021
This day and a half workshop via ZOOM 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 ...
Event date: Dec. 7, 2021 - Dec. 14, 2021
Grab your lunch and join us at the computer for conversation to help you have healthier forests and wildlife on your property!December 7th – Holiday Nature Art-Learn how to use invasive honeysuckle and native Eastern Redcedar to make a wreathes and ...
Event date: Dec. 7, 2021
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts is an interactive session that enables participants to identify stereotypes while building confidence and skills to speak up when they encounter biased comments. Learn six key strategies for communication recovery skills ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021
“As winter approaches, proper cattle feeding and feeding area management is important to animal health and performance,” says Patrick Davis MU Extension Livestock Field Specialist. Below, he discusses winter cattle feeding and feeding area ...
- Published: Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021
Mt. Vernon, MO – The 2022 University of Missouri Extension, NCBA and Show-Me-Select Heifer Redbooks are now available from Extension field specialists in livestock. The popular, pocket-size book has been a staple record keeping method on many ...
- Published: Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Michael Mather, author of "Having Nothing, Possessing Everything," will be the live online guest for the next session of University of Missouri Extension's Zoom class, Neighboring 101.Mather has spoken all over the nation about how ...
- Published: Monday, Nov. 22, 2021
NOEL, Mo. – Food is a bridge that brings people together. That conviction was the seed for a garden that now flourishes on what was once a rocky hillside plot in Noel, a town of 1,800 in the southwest corner of Missouri.A meat-packing plant has ...
Publication date: Sept. 27, 2018
Each year, many people are killed or seriously injured by severe storms and tornadoes despite advance warning. Some didn’t hear the warning, while others received the warning but did not believe a tornado would actually affect them. After you have ...
Publication date: Sept. 27, 2018
What should I put my family’s disaster supplies kit in? Disaster Supplies kits can be large or small depending on how many persons you have to gather supplies for in your household. Remember that for your home disaster supplies kit you should ...
Publication date: May 1, 2017
Cleaning up after a flood takes special care. Families returning to their flooded homes should exercise caution before and during the cleanup process. To help you get your life and home back to normal, download this PDF.ContentsSteps toward ...
Publication date: March 1, 2012
You and your family can survive for several days without food, but only a short time without water. Disasters can often cause us to question the safety of our drinking water. With a little planning and preparation, you can be prepared by having a ...
Publication date: July 1, 2011
Families returning to their flooded homes should be cautious before and during the cleanup process. In addition to other hazards, floodwater may contain sewage and biological contaminants that can linger in the home after the initial cleanup. Protect ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 1980
Missouri CourthousesContact and other information about this county is available on the National Association of Counties website.Marian M. OhmanDepartment of Community DevelopmentCounty: JasperOrganized: Jan. 29, 1841Named after: Sgt. William Jasper ...
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 ...
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. ...
Note: If you would like a physical version, a limited supply is still available. Contact Joyce Taylor.
MU Extension in Jasper County
302 S. Main, Courthouse Basement
Carthage, MO 64836
|8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday|