Children’s Environmental Health Day is October 11

All children deserve clean air, clean water, safe food and products, and healthy places in which to live, learn, and play. Exposures to chemicals in paint, dust and consumer products, among other environmental hazards in the home, can negatively impact children's developmental and respiratory health.

MU Extension offers online program

    University of Missouri Extension has developed an innovative online program with the focus on building better leaders beginning January 21, 2019 and ending April 8, 2019.  Registration deadline is Monday, January 7, 2019.

Motorists and farmers: Stay alert during harvest time

    Fall has arrived and so has the time for harvesting crops. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds drivers to expect heavier farm machinery traffic--especially on rural highways. Please obey all traffic laws and remain vigilant. Most importantly, everyone is encouraged to share the road. Farmers and motorists alike should be safe, courteous drivers.

MU Extension receives grant to grow beginning farmers and ranchers program

University of Missouri Extension will receive a $432,747 Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) grant through the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.