Farmers Tax Workshop 

This FREE farmer tax workshop will be conducted via Zoom. It is designed for farmers/ranchers and will focus on pertinent tax changes/updates related to agriculture and family. Topics will include Qualified Conservation Contributions, 2018 Farm Bill, Depreciation, Form 4797, Discounted Sales and Leases, Allocation of Basics, Industrial Hemp, Farm Rentals, 199A.

The first workshop will be held Thursday November 7, 2019 at the Weber Road Facility (Weber Road, Farmington, MO) 6:15 - 8:30p.m. To register contact St. Francois County Extension at 573-756-4539. 

The Second workshop will be held Monday November 18, 2019 at the Steelville Library (210 S Third St. Steelville, MO) 6:15-830p.m. To register contact Crawford County Extension Office at 573-775-2135

For any questions please contact Rachel Hopkins, Ag Business Specialist at 573-438-2671

Master Gardener Training

Washington County Extension is looking to host a Master Gardener Training in Potosi. The 11 week training will inculde 30 hours of Core Training and 30 hours of Volunteer Service. The training will cost $200/trainee.  Dates and times will be based on what works best for the trainees with a minimum of 12 trainees needed.  If you interested or for questions please contact Katie Kammler, Horticulturist at 573-883-3548. 

Annie's Project 

The six session-six week class will inculded topics of Personality Difference, Business Plans, Land Rental Contacts, Fence Law, Property Titles,Insurance, Profitability, Seccesion Planning, Computers, other topics. Class will inculde presentations, group activities, guest speakers, and group discussions.  Fee of $75 per person. Dates/times will be based upon the groups need with a 7 person miniimum and a 15 person maximium. 

Cantact the Washington County Extesnion Office to get signed up today 573-438-2671. 

Soil Sample Fee Increase

Do to rising testing/shipping fees soil samples will now be $18 per sample.

Private Pesticide Training

This will be an opportunity for you to re-certify or become certified for a Private Applicator License. If you engage in application of restricted-use pesticides for the purpose of producing an agricultural commodity on property you or your employer owns, or rent without compensation other than trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities you are considered a private applicator. You can take the training in our office by watching a 2.5 hour private pesticide applicator training video. To schedule a time to take the training in our office please call 573-438-2671

Missouri Land Grant Q&A PDF


2019 Extension Council Meeting Dates

  • April 18
  • May 16
  • June 21
  • July 19
  • August 16
  • September 20
  • October 17
  • November 15
  • December 20

 *All meeting take place at Washington County Library starting at 6:30p.m unless stated otherwise