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: May 10, 2021 - May 24, 2021
Topics covered by MU Extension and Lincoln University Agriculture Expertise: Sheep and goat selection for a successful operation Reproductive management for optimum kidding or lambing crop Economics of multiple births ...
Event date: May 10, 2021
Event time: | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The Festival is proud to present students from Ken Wolfe's Storytelling Course at UMSL's Pierre Laclede's Honors College in their Storytelling Showcase. They have been preparing their own stories, with their own unique styles. Come and enjoy the ...
Event date: May 11, 2021
Event time: | 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Once an entrepreneur has an idea for a business, the next step is to discover if it can be turned into a business. Participants will learn the key elements of a business plan and how to use it as a management tool. Participants will also be ...
News & articles
- Published: Saturday, May 8, 2021
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Join David Burton, a county engagement specialist with University of Missouri Extension and the author of two books on historic one-room schools, for a virtual tour of the finest remaining examples of one-room schoolhouses in ...
- Published: Wednesday, May 5, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension and Show-Me Farm Safety recently released a new Together We Can toolkit to help rural Missourians access mental health resources.“Missourians are strong and resilient in the face of the challenges ...
- Published: Thursday, April 29, 2021
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Floods can devastate property and have lasting effects on a community. In the aftermath, people might not think about the consequences flooding can have on food.Floodwater often contains sewage or animal waste that could ...
- Published: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – With lower initial investments and higher returns, fruit and vegetable production could play a big role in doubling the state’s agricultural economy by 2030, according to a study by University of Missouri researchers.“Compared ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Substance Use Disorders in Missouri 101
June 1, 2021 - June 1, 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 ...
Grow Your Bottom Line through Global Sales
A self-paced course of less than 15 minutes demonstrating global sales opportunities for businesses of any size. With 95% of potential customers living outside of the United States, exporting offers the potential to grow your bottom line. Exporting ...
Nurses in the Trenches with First Responders
March 10, 2021 - May 9, 2021
Nurses in the Trenches with First Responders March 10 - May 9, 2021: On Demand Conference First responders such as police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians perform very different jobs, but their work interfaces ...
CEU Enhanced Leadership Development Academy for RNs and NHAs in Long-term Care
Nov. 1, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2021
Take this survey FIRST before you click the register button to determine your eligibility. This professional development course offers RNs and NHAs working in LTC an engaging on-line learning environment with an emphasis on practical application that ...
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 ...
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|