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
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Event date: Jan. 18, 2022
Event time: | 9:00 am - 9:20 am
One thing every organization has in common is people and most organizations would say people are also their most precious assets. Yet, according to Gallup, in their 2021 Workplace Wellbeing report employees who are burned out, struggling, or ...
Event date: Jan. 20, 2022
Event time: | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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: Jan. 20, 2022
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The private pesticide applicator license issued by the Missouri Dept of Agriculture is required for producers wanting to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides. Application by unlicensed workers under the supervision of licensed applicators ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022
Cook Station, Mo. – Study and know your market before you sell trees, says University of Missouri Extension natural resources field specialist, Sarah Havens.Havens will offer a day-long program to help women landowners learn how to improve the ...
- Published: Monday, Jan. 10, 2022
WHEN: January-February 2022 WHO: University of Missouri Extension’s Community Health and Labor & Workforce Development programs CONTACT: Ann McCauley, Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Project director, [email protected] to ...
- Published: Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021
Every year approximately 25-30 million real Christmas trees are sold to consumers in the United States. At this time, about 350 million Christmas trees are growing on farms across the U.S.The most common species used for Christmas trees are Scotch ...
- Published: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021
Missouri families and educators! Truman has something important to share with you. As any loyal fan knows, Mizzou’s mascot, Truman, is a Bengal tiger. Sadly, the number of tigers in the wild has declined sharply over the last century. Today, there ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2014
Check out our ID Weeds app to help identify weeds,Apple App for iPhones, iPads.Google Play Store for Android devices.Annual broadleaf and grass weeds can become a serious problem in pastures and forages unless proper weed management is practiced. ...
Publication date: Nov. 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: MariesOrganized: March 2, 1855Named after: Two principal ...
103256-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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
Emergency Services Leadership
Nov. 19, 2020 - Feb. 1, 2021
The self-paced course is designed to prepare students to address the always-changing issues that leaders face within the fire service. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to apply policies and procedures; recommend action for ...
Learn how Maries County Extension assisted throughout the community in 2020 despite the challenges of COVID-19. Featured events: Century Farm Resolution for Maries County, Green Tree Grant execution, first Show Me Select Replacement Heifer Sale and ...
MU Extension in Maries County
PO Box 116
Vienna, MO 65582
|8 a.m. to noon, M, T, Th, F. Wednesday noon to 4 p.m.|