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C. Tim Schnakenberg

C. Tim Schnakenberg
MU Extension in Stone County
108 E. 4th St.
PO Box 345
Galena, MO 65656
Phone: (417) 357-6812
Fax: (417) 357-8442

Counties served: Barry, Christian, Greene, Lawrence, Stone, Taney

Areas of work

  • Field Specialist in Agronomy
  • NRCS + MU Grasslands Project Specialist
  • Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Coordinator
  • Secretary - Stone and Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Responsibilities focus on addressing the needs of residents by helping commercial and part-time farm producers improve their profitability and quality of life. Agronomic programming centers primarily on pasture and hay management, crop production, pest management, pesticide training, soil fertility, soil conservation and general horticulture.

Professional background


  • AA Degree in Agriculture from Crowder College (1986)
  • BS Degree in Agronomy from Southwest Missouri State University (1988)
  • MS Degree in Crop Science from the University of Arkansas(1990)

Extension career

  • Started in 1990 as a county extension agent specializing in agriculture, community development and 4-H in Stone County, Arkansas
  • Joined University of Missouri Extension in 1991
  • Nine years as an Agronomy Specialist and County Program Director in Mississippi County, Missouri. Served as Regional Corn Specialist for eight SE Missouri counties
  • Two years as Agronomy Specialist for Morgan, Moniteau, Benton and Pettis Counties
  • Served as Agriculture / Rural Development Specialist in Stone County 2002-2006
  • Currently serves as Field Specialist in Agronomy in Stone County since 2006 with primary responsibilities in Stone, Taney, Barry, Lawrence, Greene and Christian Counties.
  • Coordinator for the Master Gardeners of the Ozarks based in Stone and Taney Counties

Ongoing educational efforts

  • Livestock and forage conferences and tours
  • Stone County Dairy Day
  • Regional hay production schools
  • Regional grazing schools
  • Spring and fall gardening workshops
  • Brush control demonstrations and tours
  • Forage demonstrations and tours
  • Pesticide applicator training
  • Master Gardener training
  • NRCS/MU Grasslands project

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C. Tim Schnakenberg


Tuesday, July 14, 2020