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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: Nov. 2, 2020 - Dec. 7, 2020
The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a six week, highly interactive group program to help people gain self-confidence in their ability to control their symptoms and learn how their health problems affect their lives. Topics include ...
Event date: Nov. 3, 2020 - Dec. 8, 2020
The Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) is a six-week group program for people with type 2 diabetes and is designed to help participants manage their diabetes symptoms, tiredness, pain, and emotional issues, by helping them learn skills to better ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
CEU 5th Annual Perinatal Conference: Improving Outcomes for Mother and Baby
Oct. 27, 2020 - Dec. 24, 2020
Purpose The purpose of this On-Demand Conference is to update the knowledge and enhance the skills of maternal-infant healthcare providers related to the clinical management and care of high-risk pregnant women and their newborn babies. ...
The Garden Spade, November 2019 issue, covering Greene, Butler, and other counties
MU Extension in Perry County
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Perryville, MO 63775
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