Show-Me-Select Heifer Sale on May 17th at 7pm at the Joplin Regional Stockyards

The Pre-Sale Catalog is available here!

FREE Pesticide Collection Event on May 18th in Mt.Vernon, MO

Newton & McDonald County Regional Grazing School on June 4th-June 6th, 2019

It will be held at the Wright Conference Center at Crowder College in Neosho, MO! The fee is $140 per person or $190 per married couple! Registration is due no later than June 1st and you can contact the Newton County Soil and Water Conservation District at 417-451-1007 ext.3 if you have any questions, comments, or concerns! For more information on the seminar and how to register, click here!

Basic Canning Class on July 11th at 6pm at the Pineville Community Center

The cost is $20 per person and you will need to bring cash or check to the McDonald County Extension Office by the registration date below! The class space is limited so it is first come first serve! Register no later than July 9th by calling the McDonald County Extension Office at (417) 223-4775!


Fall and Winter Grazing Options Following a Drought

Need more information on Fall and Winter Grazing Options? Click the link below!

Fall and Winter Grazing Options Handout (PDF)


Truman learns about Extension

Ever wonder why the University of Missouri Extension was established?

Don't guess . . . test!

Soil Testing

Soil tests are essential for productive gardens and fields.     

2 cups of soil is required for testing
Fee: $20.00 per soil sample


Hay Testing

Do you know the nutrient value of your hay or are you just guessing? Knowing the nutrient value of your hay supply allows producers to make informed decisions on how much supplemental feed is necessary to meet the nutritional needs of your animals.

Fee: begins at $25.00 per sample for basic hay test.



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