Economic viability


ExCEED — Extension Community Economic and Entrepreneurial Development

Recognizing that new approaches to rural economic development are essential to ensure a strong economic future, the university partners with rural communities to identify and implement new strategies for community economic development.

Information on economic growth and development from the MU Truman School of Public Affairs
About the Community Development Program

MU Extension helps people create communities of the future. Community development education helps citizens tap into local strengths and university resources. Read about impacts the program has had on Missouri communities.


  • Thursday, July 10, 2014
    LEXINGTON, Mo. – Visitors to historic Lexington, Missouri, can learn about the town’s rich Civil War history through an audio walking and driving tour created through the University of Missouri Extension Community Arts Program.
    Media available: photos; video


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