Acidified Foods Better Process Control School on March 26-27, 2018  More information and registration is available from (Acidified Foods)

HACCP training on March 28-30, 2018   More information and registration is available from  HACCP


Both classes to be held in Columbia, MO 

Upcoming Classes:

March 6, 2018          Bloom Where You Are Planted

April 6-7, 2018         Beef Cattle Artificial Insemination School

June 14-15, 2018     Howard County Grazing School 

Youth Mental Health First Aid

An 8-hour certificate course will be held March 3, 2018, at the Boone County Extension office, 1012 N. Highway UU, Columbia (just the other side of I-70 at the Fayette exit).  Fee is $25, includes lunch.  Time is 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  
The program is open to all who are interested, but is especially appropriate for anyone who works with young people, including 4-H volunteers, teachers, coaches, youth group leaders, social workers, mentors, and others.
For more information contact Sarah Traub at, or phone (660) 882-5661.

Ag Connection Newsletters

This monthly publication that offers up-to-date research, techniques and news for Central Missouri region's ag producers.  If you do not receive it now and would like to, contact the Howard County Extension office at: or call (606) 248-2272.

Fencing law Information

MU Extension publication G811, Missouri's Fencing and Boundary Laws: Frequently Asked Questions

MU Extension publication G810, Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws

Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program

The Show Me Select Replacement Heifer Program is focused entirely on Missouri's farmers and is dependent upon active participation from regional extension livestock specialists and local veterinarians, each of which are critical components of the agricultural sector of this state. This program is unique in that it is first and foremost, an educational program targeted at improving production efficiency through increased use of existing technology, coupled with the marketing component. To find more information about this program visit the Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program website.