QuickBooks class scheduled in Stockton for November 8, 2018

University of Missouri Extension along with MSSU Missouri Small Business and Technology Development Center in Joplin are working together to provide a QuickBooks training course that will look at utilization, tips and tricks.  This course will be held on November 8th starting at 6:00 p. m. and lasting till 9:00 p. m. at the Cedar County Library, 717 East Street, Stockton, Mo. 65785.


Lisa Robinson, MSSU Small Business and Technology Development Center director, will be instructing and demonstrating QuickBooks Pro 2018.  Topics covered will include: Customer and Vendor Flowcharts and how to enter data, Preference Settings and Reports.  Participants will also receive a training manual that includes systematic instruction for entering data.  Participants may bring their laptop if they prefer, but please let us know so that we can make proper arrangements.


The cost of the workshop is $75 per person.  Preregistration, along with payment needs to be submitted by November 6th to the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 113 South Street, Stockton, Mo. 65785.  The fee covers speaker, refreshments, and handouts.  No refunds after the registration deadline.  A minimum of five paid participants is required to host the workshop.  For registration or questions, contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 417-276-3313 or by email at cedarco@missouri.eduQuickBooks (PDF)


Estate & Succession Planning Program in Lamar and Lockwood on November 13, 2018

University of Missouri Extension will host a two-hour estate and succession-planning program on Tuesday, November 13 in two locations, choose one location to attend. In Lamar at the First Baptist Church from 10am- 12pm, lunch included; or Lockwood at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 4pm-6pm, dinner included. Cost is only $10/person. RSVP at 417-682-3579 by November 9 to guarantee a meal. It is open to anyone, including farmers, business owners, or individuals that want to learn basic estate planning.  Estate Planning (PDF)


2018 Drought Survival Packet

The drought this summer has caused many headaches for livestock producers who are preparing to feed cattle this winter with little forage and hay on hand.  If you were unable to attend the workshops, here is the handout information packet.  Drought Survival Packet (PDF)  Also, there is a video that can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/GreeneCountyExtension/


Using Social Media in a Disaster

A unique publication that gives best practices and suggestions for using social media in a community following a disaster. Information and provided guidelines in this updated 30-page publication grew out of the first-hand experience of volunteers Rebecca and Genevieve Williams and MU Extension specialist David Burton had building a Facebook community following the Joplin (2011) tornado and the Branson (2012) tornado. Using Social Media in a Disaster.pdf


Don't guess....Soil test Basic soil testing analyzes nutrient content and fertility status. Results include fertilizer and lime recommendations. Additional tests are available for nutrient management plans, environmental issues, potting mixes, compost, manure and water usage. Each sample should contain about 1½ cups of dry soil from 6 to 7 inches deep. Consult our soil testing publications for specific instructions. The cost is $20 per sample and results are typically provided within two weeks.  Pasture (PDF) , Lawn (PDF) , Hayfield/Row Crops (PDF) 

Other Popular MU Extension Publications

2015 Pest Management Guide (PDF)

2016 Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri (PDF)

Vegetable Planting Calendar (PDF)