Council Meetings

The Madison County Extension Council meets at the MU Extension Center at 6:00 PM on the first Monday of the month.

Council 2018 Election

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 election of Madison County MU Extension Council Members.  Council members are elected or appointed to two-year terms and may not serve more than two consecutive terms.  Adult nominees must be at least 18 and must reside in Madison County.  The council also hosts two youth council members, age 15 to 19.  Youth nominees will not have a voting position, but will have opportunities to develop leadership skills.  All nominations must be made prior to December 15th, 2017.  Please contact the MU Extension Center at 573-783-3303 or for more information. 

Missouri Value Added Grant and Loan Guarantee Links:

Missouri Value-Added Grant Program

Missouri Value-Added Loan Guarantee Program


Online Training Opportunities

Build Your Board is a convenient training program designed specifically for board members of non-profit organizations. Created by University of Missouri Extension community development specialists with over 50 years of combined experience in the field, the information presented is reliable and resourceful.

Online training offers convenience and flexibility. Participants can log in at any time and can take all 16 lessons at once or can break the training up in 15-minute intervals. No meetings to attend and no travel expenses mean both time and money will be saved.

Find out more by following this link:

Vegetable guides

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The staff of the Madison County Extension Center is available to assist residents 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 573-783-3303 or email

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