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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.
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- 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: Aug. 2, 2021 - Aug. 30, 2021
Grab your lunch and join us at the computer for conversation to help you have healthier forests and wildlife on your property!August 2nd – Herbicides for Forestry-Learn about the herbicides commonly used for forest management practicesAugust 9th ...
Event date: Aug. 4, 2021
Event time: | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Understanding soils is the key to growing healthy plants, learn how to unlock the full potential of your garden! Nutrient, pH and organic matter management is key to growing healthy and productive gardens, landscapes and lawns. Join MU ...
Event date: Aug. 5, 2021
Event time: | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
This 90-minute ZOOM offering is designed to introduce technology start-ups and existing businesses on how they might fund R&D through Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants. This is an introduction to the topic that has been developed for ...
News & articles
- Published: Monday, July 26, 2021
Twelve Missouri small businesses accepted the challenge to take their businesses to the next level at the beginning of 2021. Selected from across the state and representing the logistics, construction, service, and manufacturing/production ...
- Published: Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Now that you have confirmed there are no export restrictions on your product or service, you are ready to develop your strategy to export your product. The effectiveness of the export plan you develop will hold the key to whether the international ...
- Published: Friday, June 25, 2021
Editors: With a flash flood watch in effect for parts of Missouri, these ready-to-publish news releases may be of interest to your readers:Be prepared for flooded roadsFood safety after floodingFirst aid for leaky basementsReducing flood damage to ...
- Published: Friday, June 25, 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 ...
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 ...
Master Gardener Core Training Course and Manual Bundle
Aug. 23, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021
<p><strong>Your $200 registration fee includes a FREE Core Manual. During checkout, a $37.95 discount will be applied: $30 for the manual and $7.95 for shipping.</strong></p> <p ...
Substance Use Disorders in Missouri 101
June 5, 2021 - June 4, 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...