The following publications might be of particular interest to people in St. Clair County. For a complete list of MU Extension publications, visit the main Publications page.

Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws

Reviewed

Find what farmers and landowners need to know about fencing duties, rights and boundaries provided in Missouri's fencing law and a local option counties can adopt.

Selecting Landscape Plants: Flowering Trees

Reviewed

Reviewed by David Trinklein
Horticulture Extension State Specialist
Division of Plant Sciences & Technology

Flowering trees add beauty and seasonal interest to the landscape. Many, including the popular flowering dogwood (Figure 1), have colorful or interesting fruits that may be edible or attractive to birds.

Family Disaster Plan

Reviewed

Editor’s note
The following abstract describes a publication that is only available as a downloadable PDF.

Cash Rental Rates in Missouri

Revised

Learn about trends in cash rental rates for Missouri cropland, pastureland, grain bins, farm buildings and fee hunting based on survey responses from 112 MIssourians.

Vegetable Planting Calendar

Reviewed

Plant a vegetable garden to save on your family food bill and promote good dietary habits. The tables in this guide help Missourians plan what to plant, when to plant and how much of each vegetable to plant.

Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

Reviewed

Learn how to maintain a beautiful lawn of cool-season grass such as Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, tall fescue or fine fescue. Monthly steps plus info on fertilizing, mowing, watering, aerating, controlling thatch and weeds, top-dressing, rolling

Selecting Landscape Plants: Broad-leaved Evergreens

Reviewed

Broad-leaved evergreens are highly prized landscape plants, but many require special attention to develop into attractive, long-lived plants. Learn how to select and care for plants that will thrive in your area with the help of this MU Extension guide.

How to Plant a Tree

Reviewed

Christopher J. Starbuck
Department of Horticulture

Selecting Landscape Plants: Uncommon Trees for Specimen Plantings

Reviewed

Check out some uncommon landscape trees that have a good chance for survival in the Missouri climate.

Selecting Landscape Plants: Shade Trees

Revised

Learn how to select the perfect shade trees for your midwest yard or landscape. Don't waste years on a bad landscape!

Soil Testing for Lawns

Reviewed

Periodic soil testing helps you correct nutrient deficiencies, avoid excess fertilizer applications and maintain a healthy lawn. Learn when routine soil testing makes sense and what it analysizes in this University of Missouri Extension guide.

Soil Sampling Pastures

New

John Lory and Steve Cromley
Division of Plant Sciences and Commercial Agriculture Program

Collecting a representative soil sample is an important step in developing a nutrient plan for your farm. The goals of your soil sampling plan should be to

Selecting Landscape Plants: Needled Evergreens

Reviewed

Needled evergreens are planted primarily because of their evergreen foliage. Visit our site for our Selecting Landscape Plants: Needled Evergreens resource.

St. Clair County Courthouse

New

Missouri Courthouses
Contact and other information about this county is available on the National Association of Counties website.

Editor’s note
The PDF version of this publication includes illustrations. Select the “Download this publication” button.