Ag Expo

Ag Expo, one of the largest ag trade shows in the region, will once again kick off on January 18 and 19 at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.  The event will be held Friday, January 18 from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, January 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission will be $1 for adults and free for all college students and youth. This trade show is sponsored by Butler County University of Missouri Extension Council and the Ag Club of Three Rivers College.

Booths are available. Contact 573-686-8064 for more information! Click here for the booth order form. Click here for the layout. 

Upcoming workshops and classes

For information on upcoming classes contact 573-686-8064.

Registration Form


Pesticide Applicator Training 

A grower can obtain a Private Applicator License by scheduling training through the University of Missouri Extension Center by call 573-686-8064 to arrange a time.  Training runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment.


So, what is an Extension Council and how can you get involved?

County extension councils

In all 114 Missouri counties, an MU county extension council, of elected and appointed citizens, guides local educational programming. County council members are partners in the entire educational process, from needs assessment through program implementation and evaluation of outcomes. To get involved in Butler County contact the office at 573-686-8064.


Regional newsletters

The Garden Spade (PDF)


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