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: 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: Friday, July 30, 2021
Howell County MU Extension will be conducting a research study on the how the Heart of the Ozarks youth market animal show and sale impacted youth participants. Anyone over the age of 21 who participated in the event as a child is encouraged to ...
- 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: Thursday, July 22, 2021
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - It only takes a small act of kindness to make a big difference in the life of a neighbor.Leading up to National Good Neighbor Day on September 28, 2021, KY3 and the University of Missouri Extension office is teaming up to provide ...
- Published: Sunday, July 18, 2021
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Individuals registered for University of Missouri Extension’s free monthly Neighboring 101 class can view the award-winning documentary “The Great Disconnect” on Thursday, Aug. 19.“The Great Disconnect” uncovers why, in ...
Publication date: May 1, 2020
The rates reported in this guide summarize a statewide survey conducted online and by solicitations of University of Missouri Extension specialists in the winter of 2019–2020. We asked farmers, agribusiness firms and land improvement contractors to ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 2018
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that 35 percent of Missouri farmland is rented. That means that about 9.8 million acres of Missouri agricultural land is rented. To help both landowners and farmers, the University of ...
Publication date: May 1, 2004
Figure 1aTrue armyworm. Facts at a glanceSeveral armyworm species may attack field and forage crops in Missouri.True and yellowstriped armyworms are more early-season pests, whereas the beet and fall armyworms are generally late-season ones.The ...
Publication date: April 1, 2000
Tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea) is Missouri's most widely used forage crop. It is insect and nematode resistant, tolerates poor soil and climatic conditions well and has a long growing season. Unfortunately, tall fescue also has a downside. Most ...
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 ...
CEU Immunization Webinar Series 2 (FY21)
Aug. 19, 2020 - June 30, 2022
Immunization Webinar Series 2The purpose of this series of five (5) webinars is to update the knowledge base regarding immunization practices and vaccine recommendations based on national guidelines and the latest evidence to guide practice. ...
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 ...
Results of a survey conducted in 2016 to determine what people thought was happening to Missouri farmland values.
Results of a survey conducted in 2002 to determine what people thought was happening to Missouri farmland values.
Results of a survey conducted in 2006 to determine what people thought was happening to Missouri farmland values.
Results of a survey conducted in 2009 to determine what people thought was happening to Missouri farmland values.
MU Extension in Ozark County
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PO Box 187
Gainesville, MO 65655
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