Business development

In a fast-paced, ever-changing business world, call on University of Missouri Extension to ensure that your business remains competitive and prosperous and to create more wealth for you and your community

Local resources

Richard Proffer,  MU Extension business development specialist
Phone: 573-243-3581 Email:

Missouri Small Business Start-up Kit

If you are considering starting a small business, this is the place to start. This free collection of documents and tools will help you evaluate your business idea, give you the basics of doing business, and introduce financial and marketing concepts.
Business Start-Up Kit

Business resources for Missouri

State government sites

Other business-related links

General business assistance