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: Oct. 10, 2022
Event time: | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Topic: Understanding IEPsSpeakers: Alicia Curran and Lukin Murphy, ECHO AutismSelf reported CEUs available!Caring for or teaching someone with a developmental disability? Let’s create encouragement and support together!University of Missouri ...
Event date: Oct. 11, 2022
Event time: | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
We'll explore the steps needed to get your startup off the ground. Get your ducks in a row and start off with a solid foundation.This is a webinar. There is no physical location for this event. Once you have registered for this webinar, you will ...
Event date: Oct. 11, 2022
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Explore how your company can strategically assess and prioritize focus areas for growth.Get a 360 perspective, identify your focus areas, and take action!This is a webinar. There is no physical location for this event. Once you have registered for ...
News & articles
- Published: Friday, Sept. 30, 2022
COOK STATION, Mo. – The University of Missouri Wurdack Extension and Education Center will host a free producer field day Friday, Oct. 7. Presentations on winter feeding will be given during a tour of the farm in the Missouri Ozarks.“Farmers are ...
- Published: Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Mike Parson proclaimed Oct. 2-8 as National 4-H Week in Missouri. 4-H State Council President Emily Taylor, Vice President Lynn Dyer and council adviser Erin Stanley received the proclamation at the governor’s office ...
- Published: Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri Good Neighbor Week is Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. All Missourians are encouraged to participate by doing and reporting an act of neighboring and nominating someone as a great example of neighboring.This is the first year for ...
- Published: Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022
WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Low supplies of hay make feeding cattle a challenge.Elizabeth Picking, a University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist in southwestern Missouri, sees the effects of severe drought in her area – dwindling hay supplies, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
Resources for hands-on projects that teach science and respect for life
Embryology: Hatching Classroom Projects designed to provide you with background information and exciting experiential activities dealing with life science for use in your classroom.
Word scramble, true/false, word search and crosswords.
Resources for educators teaching embryology in the classroom.
UNL video - Incubated eggs are candled to see how the growing embryos are doing. We candle by holding the egg up to a very bright light in a dark room.
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.|