Extension Council election

The election will run from Saturday Jan. 13th 2018 at 12 a.m. through Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 at midnight.

West District Candidate Bio's

East District Candidate Bio's


New Soil Test Fees for 2018

Please Note- Soil Test Fees will change to $18 per soil test effective January 1st 2018


Agriculture Programs in Southwest Missouri

Download our master list of University of Missouri Extension agriculture and horticulture programs planned for this winter and spring. The list grows daily and is updated here each week. Ag Program List (PDF)

Pesticide Collection Event

Download information regarding a free Pesticide Collection for Missouri Farmers and Household Pesticide Collection Flyer (PDF)

MU Extension marketing campaign promotes healthy eating, physical activity

University of Missouri Extension’s Family Nutrition Program has launched a social marketing campaign in July and August to promote healthy eating, physical activity and gardening. The goal of “Live Like Your Life Depends On It” is to reduce the risk for chronic disease by encouraging healthy behaviors in adults. The message is being spread via billboards, posters, fliers and social media.
Seasonal & Simple App Information (PDF)

Master Beekeeping Certification Program starting this year in Missouri
Master Beekeeping Letter (PDF)
Master Beekeeping Brocuhure (PDF)

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The faculty and staff of the Christian County Extension Office are available to assist you with research-based information on a variety of topics. If you can't find what you are looking for on our website, give us a call at 417-581-3558 or send an email to ChristianCo@missouri.edu.