Do you have a question?

The staff of the Carter County Extension Center is available to assist county residents with research-based information on a variety of topics. If you can't find what you are looking for on the MU Extension website, please call our office at 573-323-4418 or send us an email at

Office operating hours are Monday, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m, Tuesday and Thursday 8am to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday and Friday Noon to 4:30 p.m.


Does your family own a Century Farm?

If your family has owned a farm for 100 years or more, and at least 40 acres of the original farm are still in your possession, you may meet the guidelines for a Century Farm. Visit to find out more.


Are you a woman involved in farming?

You may be interested in the upcoming Farm, Family and ME! - Summit for Women to be held September 13 and 14 in Jefferson City. Visit for more information and to register. 

Need a speaker for your next meeting?

  • The inaugural class (2018-2019) of the President’s Engagement Fellows was selected in Spring 2018
  • It is made up of 15 research faculty chosen from all 4 campuses in the University of Missouri System: University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL), University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC), Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) and the University of Missouri (MU).
  • One portion of their appointment involves carrying their research out, via speaking engagements.
  • The Fellows website is now live, see link:
  • On it you will find information on all the various speakers and their topics, as well as short bios suitable for dropping into your materials to advertise them.

Interested in Wildlife Food Plots?  See the flyer below for information about the upcoming Food Plot Seminar in Doniphan MO

Food Plot Flyer (PDF)