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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: Oct. 27, 2020
Event time: | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Understand the importance of financial statement for small business operations and strategyLearn about the uses of different financial statements Analyze the information found in balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and cash flow ...
Event date: Oct. 29, 2020 - Nov. 4, 2020
MU Fall Tax Schools cover a variety of topics and qualify for IRS continuing education credits and designed to satisfy requirements for continuing professional credit with the Missouri Bar CLE (applied)Participants have the option to sign up for one ...
Event date: Oct. 29, 2020
Event time: | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
This course explains how to integrate brick-and-mortar small businesses with online technologies and services to add flexibility and increase responsiveness. Supply chain, logistics and analytics will be emphasized especially for businesses working ...
News & articles
- 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 ...
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020
NOTE CHANGE TO OCT. 15 DEADLINE A recent court decision has confirmed a new 2020 census completion deadline. Internet self-response will be available across the nation through Oct. 15 until 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (5 a.m. Central Daylight ...
- Published: Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020
En base a la población, Estados Unidos es el segundo país de mayor población hispana del mundo, según el U.S. Census Bureau (censo americano). Si contamos todas las personas bilingües y aquellos que su lengua nativa es el español, Estados ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2019
One Jar Size Does Not Fit AllDuring food preservation classes, participants often say something like: “My family eats so much salsa, I can it in quart jars.” But there are no canning recommendations for preserving salsa in quart jars, only ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2019
Time for Apples!Fall is a wonderful time of year for many reasons, and the season’s abundance of fresh produce like apples is one of them. Whole apples store well in the refrigerator or in a cool, dark place for six to eight months (depending on ...
Publication date: July 1, 2019
Making jams and jellies is a great way to preserve extra summer fruits, particularly those that might be “imperfect” in their shape or size for eating fresh.
Publication date: May 1, 2019
Preserving Edible Pea PodsPreserving spring peas has long been popular, but have you given thought to preserving edible pea pods?Sugar snap peas are a cross between garden peas and edible pod peas. You can recognize them by their nonfibrous, plump, ...
Publication date: March 1, 2019
StrawberriesThough it may still feel like winter at times, local strawberries will be in season soon! Strawberries are not only a sure sign of spring, but also a very nutritious food. One cup of strawberries has only 53 calories, while providing 3 ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2019
Making Yogurt at HomeYogurt: By definition, it is a cultured milk product containing live bacteria. Federal standard of identity regulations require that a product specifically include Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus bacteria ...
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. ...
CEU 24th Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference
Nov. 13, 2020
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 ...
CEU 5th Annual Perinatal Conference: Improving Outcomes for Mother and Baby
Oct. 22, 2020
This one-day virtual conference for maternal-infant healthcare providers will update your knowledge and enhance your skills related to the clinical management and care of pregnant women and their newborn babies. The day features the latest ...
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 ...
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 ...
CEU 27th Annual Psychiatric-Mental Health Update
Nov. 6, 2020
The 27th Annual Psychiatric Mental Health Up-Date: Hot Off the Press Topics for the New Normal provides a virtual forum for mental health professionals to increase their evidence-based knowledge and competence in caring for people from across ...
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