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: Nov. 3, 2020
Event time: | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Learn how small businesses build and maintain creditExplore how creditworthiness is measured for small businesses Examine the connection between personal and business creditIdentify the documents you'll need for small business credit applicationsThis ...
Event date: Nov. 3, 2020 - Nov. 24, 2020
Join us this month for 4 new sessions in the Women Owning Woodland program! Cost: FreeContact: Sarah Havens, [email protected], 573-458-6260 Partners:Missouri Quail and Pheasants ForeverSessions (12pm - 1pm)11/3/2011/10/2011/17/2011/24/20
Event date: Nov. 3, 2020
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moving from place to place, activity to activity, is often stressful time in the childcare setting. Participants in this professional development program will be able to analyze transition times during the day to determine where improvements need to ...
News & articles
- Published: Friday, Oct. 30, 2020
For cattle producers in Missouri, feed represents one of the largest expenses in maintaining a herd. While hay supplies are abundant for many producers this year, a year like 2018 shows that it doesn’t take long to deplete the hay storages that we ...
- Published: Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020
GRANT CITY, MO: The Missouri Small Business Development Center at Northwest Missouri State University, the Missouri Small Business Development Center for Agriculture, Food and Forestry, and University Missouri Extension are partnering to host a ...
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Scott Hoad was at a low point this spring, trying to piece together a decent living after being laid off from a job painting commercial aircraft. Then Hoad crossed paths with Amy Patillo, a University of Missouri Extension labor ...
- Published: Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri has launched MU Community Connect, a platform designed to improve opportunities for connection between the university and various populations in the communities they serve.“Whether it’s finding impact ...
Publication date: July 1, 2015
Herbs and spices can be a great way to add flavor to foods and recipes. This handout includes a list of spices and how to use them, as well as a list of vegetables and what spices go well with ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2014
The most highly prized landscape plants are broad-leaved evergreens. They are the true aristocrats of our gardens. However, many of them require special attention if they are to develop into attractive, long-lived plants.Wide fluctuations in ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2012
Trees are a valuable part of any landscape. They provide shade, wind protection and visual appeal. They also reduce energy costs and serve as recreation for children and habitat for wildlife. Given the value of trees, it is wise to put consideration ...
Publication date: June 1, 2008
Trees are the basic element for any landscape plan. They set the stage for the entire home grounds design. The type used and their location determine to a great extent what other plantings are appropriate.Trees are the most permanent plants we grow. ...
Publication date: June 1, 2008
Well-known trees provide the shade, framing, screening or background needed in most home landscapes. However, many gardeners want to accent their landscapes with something more unusual. Such plants may serve as conversation pieces or provide a means ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2004
Flowering trees add beauty and seasonal interest to the landscape. Many, including the popular flowering dogwood (Figure 1), have colorful or interesting fruits that may be edible or attractive to birds.In the landscape, flowering trees are secondary ...
CEU 24th Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference
Nov. 13, 2020 - Jan. 12, 2021
24th Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference The purpose of this one-day, virtual conference is to provide a forum for educators from both academic and practice-based settings to reflect on and discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic ...
Becoming an Engaged Neighbor
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. ...
Hazardous Materials/WMD Incident Response Awareness-2021
Sept. 30, 2020 - Nov. 16, 2020
This Awareness course is the first level of first responder certification. A first responder must be properly trained and mentally prepared when called upon to respond to a hazardous material or weapons of mass destruction (WMD) incident. This course ...
Missouri EMSC Child Abuse and Neglect Certification
Aug. 10, 2020 - Nov. 1, 2020
This self-directed course was developed for EMS professionals and emergency room staff to showcase the importance of their role in reporting suspected child abuse and neglect, and provide training on how to identify possible signs of abuse during ...
CEU 27th Annual Psychiatric-Mental Health Update
Nov. 6, 2020
Purpose This conference provides a virtual forum for mental health professionals to increase their evidence-based knowledge and competence in caring for people from across the life span with psychological challenges. This year, attendees will learn ...
31st Annual Gerontology Clinical Update
Dec. 4, 2020
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 ...
MU Extension in Mercer County
505 S. Steward St.
Princeton, MO 64673
|9 a.m.to 12:30 p.m., 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mon. - Fri. We follow the same holiday schedule as the Mercer County Courthouse.|