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Here’s the latest news about what University of Missouri Extension is doing throughout the state. For county-specific news, type the county name in the search bar, go to the county page, and select the News button in the gray resources box.

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  1. Show-Me-Select heifer sale in Joplin shows solid results

    • May 19, 2020

    JOPLIN, Mo. - The May 15 Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Sale at Joplin Regional Stockyards saw a large turnout and active bidding on most lots, according to University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Eldon Cole. The 215 heifers... Read more ...

  2. Helping Missourians cope with COVID-19 and beyond

    • May 14, 2020

    Some mental health professionals predict that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will reverberate for years to come — a concern that has prompted clinicians across the University of Missouri System to adapt quickly to serve already vulnerable... Read more ...

  3. Longtime 4-H volunteer shows no sign of slowing down

    Longtime 4-H volunteer shows no sign of slowing down

    • May 8, 2020

    Elaine George is no stranger to 4-H. For more than 30 years she’s been club leader to the Hallsville Go-Getters, and there’s no sign of her slowing down. Her club is among the largest in the state. “It’s just a part of my life,” Elaine... Read more ...

  4. Resources on COVID-19 in multifamily and public housing developments

    • May 8, 2020

    The National Healthy Homes Partnership at the University of Missouri presented three webinars in May on COVID-19 mitigation strategies for multifamily and public housing developments. The webinars and handouts give developers, apartment owners and... Read more ...

  5. East Central Ag Tidbits offers quick and timely tips

    East Central Ag Tidbits offers quick and timely tips

    • May 7, 2020

    STEELVILLE, Mo. – Ag Tidbits, produced by University of Missouri Extension faculty in east-central Missouri, provides relevant and timely online tips for farmers and ranchers statewide at facebook.com/MUecAgTIDBITS . The brief informational videos... Read more ...

  6. Agricultural businesses can apply for EIDL now

    • May 4, 2020

    MISSOURI – On Monday, May 4, the U.S. Small Business Administration opened up Economic Injury Disaster Loan applications on a limited basis specifically for agricultural businesses. The application is available at www.SBA.gov/Disaster . At this... Read more ...

  7. Why small business owners need to understand copyrights

    • April 28, 2020

    People see the little copyright sign daily, but do they ever stop to think what it really means? We see it in books, music or any published work as we go through our day. We might hear about copyright occasionally in news dealing with who really... Read more ...

  8. Shop safe at farmers markets

    Shop safe at farmers markets

    • April 27, 2020

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Shopping at farmers markets is a great way to get healthy fruits, vegetables and other foods while supporting local farmers, says Londa Nwadike, University of Missouri Extension food safety specialist. Nwadike, who has a joint... Read more ...

  9. Kits offer learning activities for youths without internet access

    Kits offer learning activities for youths without internet access

    • April 27, 2020

    POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. – What do you do when school moves online but your kids don’t have internet access? In Butler, Carter and Wayne counties in southeastern Missouri, University of Missouri Extension has an answer thanks to generous community... Read more ...

  10. Free webinar series on financial health in the COVID-19 era starts May 1

    • April 27, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Registration is now open for a free three-part series, “Your Financial Health in the COVID-19 Era.” The webinars, starting Friday, May 1, are available online to all Missourians through a collaboration between the University of... Read more ...

  11. Your business income statement has a few surprises

    • April 27, 2020

    Many small business owners take their financial statements and put them on the back burner. This lack of attention can result in the business owner being caught in a cash flow crunch or, worse, waking up one day to ask, “Where has my money... Read more ...

  12. MU develops program to prepare for alternative care site staffing

    • April 27, 2020

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri is helping to lead a statewide effort to retrain and deploy retired nurses and other health care providers to alternative care sites (ACSs) for recovering COVID-19 patients. The coordinated response... Read more ...

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