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Ag Expo will be held January 20 and 21, 2017 at the Black River Coliseum.  If your agricultural related business would like to be a involved please give us a call to reserver your booth at 573-686-8064 or download the booth order form and mail with payment to 614 Lindsey Ave., Ste 3, Poplar Bluff, MO.

Public Speaking Contest Rules (WORD)   “The Importance of Feeding the World with a Growing Population"

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Human Development Specialist Mary Ingram hosts a Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (relatives raising children other than their own) monthly support group luncheon on the second Wednesday of the month starting at noon at the University of Missouri Extension Office in Butler County located at 614 Lindsey Ave., Ste 3, Poplar Bluff, MO.  Grandparents Raising Grandchildren flyer (PDF)

Pesticide Applicator Training

Training for 2017 will be held during Ag Expo on Friday, January 20, 2017.  Please plan to attend if your license will need renewal in 2017. 

A grower can currently obtain a Private Applicator License by scheduling training through the Butler County Extension Center 573-686-8064.  Training requires three hours in the morning or in the afternoon.


Regional newsletters

Missouri Ag News (PDF)

The Garden Spade (PDF)

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