We bring Mizzou to you.
MU Extension in Saint Louis County is the outreach and engagement arm of the University of Missouri system providing research-based educational programs for youth and families, businesses and communities, and horticulture. MU Extension is known as a valued and trusted resource for Missourians; providing programming needs throughout the 90 municipalities of St. Louis County in addition to residents in St. Louis City.
- Our 4-H, community development, horticulture and nutrition/wellness programs provide direct impact to our residents while business development and labor and workforce education support the infrastructure of the community.
- We support STEM education in schools and community clubs, provide leadership development for residents and organizations, support the local Master Gardener and Master Naturalist Chapters, help small businesses start and grow, provide current workforce information to unions and businesses, and keep families and residents healthy and active.
We do all this through collaborations and partnerships, and through the support of the community.
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Event date: May 26, 2022
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
New Franklin, MO
Watermelon Production Field Day.Rain or Shine!Focus is on watermelons grown under protected systems (low and high tunnels) to help small and mid-size specilaty crop growers reach early markets such as the 4th of July. WHERE: Horticulture & ...
Event date: May 31, 2022
Event time: | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
We'll explore the steps needed to get your startup off the ground. Get your ducks in a row and start off with a solid foundation.This is a webinar. There is no physical location for this event. Once you have registered for this webinar, you will ...
Event date: June 2, 2022
Event time: | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
This offering provides participants an overview of the 9 building blocks of the Business Model Canvas. Discover how creating your Business Model Canvas can help direct your efforts and harness your vision. In this overview session, we will explore ...
News & articles
- Published: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension generated an estimated $1.2 billion economic impact throughout Missouri in fiscal year 2021, according to a recent impact analysis. That amount contributed to the University of Missouri System’s ...
- Published: Friday, March 11, 2022
We will be updating this article periodically as information is available.On February 24, 2022, the US and its allies, including NATO members and other independent nations around the globe, imposed sweeping sanctions and technology controls against ...
- Published: Monday, Jan. 17, 2022
Tameka Stigers is passionate about seeing more Black-owned businesses serving the needs of the Black community.“We [Blacks] are consumers,” Stigers said. “We’re always consuming and not owning. We have to change that.”Stigers is being the ...
- Published: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021
Missouri families and educators! Truman has something important to share with you. As any loyal fan knows, Mizzou’s mascot, Truman, is a Bengal tiger. Sadly, the number of tigers in the wild has declined sharply over the last century. Today, there ...
Publication date: April 21, 2022
Cleaning up after a flood takes special care. Families returning to their flooded homes should exercise caution before and during the cleanup process. To help you get your life and home back to normal, download this PDF.ContentsSteps toward ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 1980
Missouri CourthousesContact and other information about this county is available on the National Association of Counties website.Marian M. OhmanDepartment of Community DevelopmentCounty: St. LouisOrganized: Oct. 1, 1812Named after: St. LouisCounty ...
Food Preservation 2022
This self-paced course provides research based information needed to safely and successfully preserve food at home. Participants of all levels of food preservation experience are welcome, including individuals with little or no previous food ...
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 ...
The Beginning Gardener-Getting Started with Vegetables 2021
Feb. 27, 2021 - April 17, 2021
Thank you for enrolling in the The Beginning Gardener Series. This course is designed to give you just enough information to plant your first vegetable garden, without overwhelming you with too much detail. This is a self-paced course designed for ...
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 ...
Becoming an Engaged Neighbor
March 20, 2021 - May 2, 2021
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. ...
Emergency Services Leadership
Nov. 19, 2020 - Feb. 1, 2021
The self-paced course is designed to prepare students to address the always-changing issues that leaders face within the fire service. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to apply policies and procedures; recommend action for ...
St. Louis County - 2016 Annual Report, 2016 Saw a lot of new changes for the St Louis County MU Extension office. We moved into a new building in Downtown Kirkwood which has opened up many new partnerships and opportunities for us and the community. ...
St. Louis County - 2017 Annual Report, 2017 brought St. Louis County MU Extension many new opportunities and growth. (Optimized for faster viewing on the web. For a printed or printable version, please contact our office at: 314-400-2115 or ...
St. Louis County - 2018 Annual Report, Optimized for faster viewing on the web. For a printed or printable version, please contact our office at: 314-400-2115 or [email protected]
St. Louis County - 2019 Annual Report, Optimized for faster viewing on the web. For a printed or printable version, please contact our office at: [email protected]
MU Extension St. Louis Metro Area Office
8225 Florissant Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63121-2020
|8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday|
MU Extension in St. Louis County
132 E. Monroe Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122
|9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday|