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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: May 19, 2021
Event time: | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
As part of a series of webinars, this course module focuses on techniques used to defend from various types of modern cyber-attacks to help you to develop plans to protect your network, data, and computing resources, as well as mitigate insider ...
Event date: May 20, 2021
Event time: | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kansas City, MO
Are you ready to learn the basics of starting a new business? This three-hour class provides an overview of the critical first steps needed to start a business. Participants learn to assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ...
Event date: May 20, 2021 - Dec. 16, 2021
We live in a smile and wave culture where neighbors do not know each others names and seldom develop meaningful relationships. At the same time we have a national epidemic of loneliness, we say we feel more isolated than ever, and our communities ...
News & articles
- Published: Monday, May 10, 2021
In the first article, we shared some basic information on some of the “whys” of exporting, including the expected growth in the international market for US businesses and available resources in this area for the small business owner to ...
- Published: Wednesday, May 5, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension and Show-Me Farm Safety recently released a new Together We Can toolkit to help rural Missourians access mental health resources.“Missourians are strong and resilient in the face of the challenges ...
- Published: Thursday, April 29, 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 ...
- Published: Wednesday, April 28, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – With lower initial investments and higher returns, fruit and vegetable production could play a big role in doubling the state’s agricultural economy by 2030, according to a study by University of Missouri researchers.“Compared ...
CEU Immunization Webinar Series 2 (FY21)
Aug. 19, 2020 - June 30, 2021
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. ...
Substance Use Disorders in Missouri 101
June 1, 2021 - June 1, 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
MU Extension in Perry County
321 N. Main, Ste 1
Perryville, MO 63775
|8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday|