Cooperative Extension and Research title


Our Cooperative Extension department provides research-based educational outreach programs to Missouri's hard to reach populations. Our main office is on the campus of Lincoln University, in Jefferson City, and our outreach centers are located in Kansas City, St. Louis and Southeast Missouri.

Our Cooperative Research Department conducts a variety of research programs concentrating on essential subject areas which are relevant to Missouri residents and which support research for both immediate and future applications.

Individual departments conduct various subject-related research projects to discover new ways to apply knowledge, principles and methodologies.

Calendar Events 
 

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) presents   (The Afterschool Program), Monday January 13, 2014 through Friday, May 9, 2014. Open to youth ages 8 - 17, this safe, stimulating, educational program will be held after school weekly, Monday through Friday, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at Lorenzo J. Greene Hall, 900 Leslie Blvd., Jefferson City, MO. Transportation to the program will be available from selected schools. Registration begins December 16, 2013 through January 10, 2014. For more information and important registration details, contact Adrian Hendricks II, Regional Educator, LUCE Central Missouri Youth Development, (573) 681-5523, HendricksA3@LincolnU.edu, click here for flyer, fillable registration form, or visit our Central Missouri Youth Development webpage.

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) presents St. Louis Urban Impact Center 4-H Afterschool Program. Designed for students ages 11-18, our after school program runs through May 30, 2014 developing leadership and life skills through services such as after school homework assistance/tutoring, robotics, anti-bullying, step team membership and more. For more information contact Kandice Goodman at our SLUIC office at (314) 867-4915, GoodmanK@LincolnU.edu or click here for flyer or visit our SLUIC webpage.

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Native Plants Program is offering "Back to Nature with Native Plants 2014, Learning to Manage Native Plants for Pollinators and Us" classes. These hands-on Native Plants gardening and pollinators classes run on Thursdays beginning February throughout 2014. For more information and to RSVP, contact Amy Hempen: HempenA@LincolnU.edu or Dr. Nadia Navarrete-Tindall: Navarrete-TindallN@LincolnU.edu (573) 681-5392 or visit our Native Plants Program for class information and more.

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension 2014 Farmers' Market, Saturdays, April 19 - September 27, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, Thursday, June 5 - August 30, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., located at the Community Garden of Dickinson Research Center, 1219 Chestnut Street (corner of Leslie Blvd. and Chestnut Street), Jefferson City, MO. For more information, contact Maggie Hopper, (573) 681-5493, HopperM@LincolnU.edu or click here for flyer.

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Native Plants Program hosts an Earth Day event, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in front of Allen Hall, 900 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101. This event being held at the Native Plants Outdoor Laboratory includes a tour and planting activities and is free to the public. (Please come dressed to work outside.) For more information, please contact Angelica Wells: (573) 521-8595 or email: angelica.wells547@my.lincolnu.edu

  • Lincoln University College of Agricultural and Natural Sciences 2014 Seminar Series presents Dr. Silvia Dorn, Professor Emeritus, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 28, 2014, 820 Chestnut Street, 300 Young Hall, Jefferson City, MO 65101. Dr. Dorn will be speaking on small and powerful: parasitoid wasps combined with plant traits to increase the sustainability of food production. Hosted by Dr. Jaime Piñero, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research. For more information, contact Cindy Borgwordt at BorgwordtC@LincolnU.edu, (573) 681-5441.

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) Paula J. Carter Center on Minority Health and Aging (PJCCMHA) presents a Senior Women's Health Lite Lunch & Learn, "Do You Still Need Your Gynecologist?" with Dr. Serese Smith-Haxton of Capital Region Physicians OB/GYN Associates,10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Wednesday, April 30, 2014, to be held at Lincoln University's Lorenzo J. Greene Hall, 900 Leslie Blvd., Jefferson City, MO 65101. Please RSVP by Monday, April 28, 2014 due to limited seating capacity. You can attend online live via http://LincolnUniversity.adobeconnect.com/LUCE or videoconference from one of our regional offices: Kansas City Urban Impact Center (KCUIC): (816) 841-3958, St. Louis Urban Impact Center (SLUIC): (314) 867-4915, Southeast Missouri: (573) 471-3059. For more information. click here for flyer or visit our PJCCMHA webpage.

  • Lincoln University Agriculture Club invites you to the Lincoln University George Washington Carver Farm Field Day, Friday, May 9, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 3804 Bald Hill Road, Jefferson City, MO. 65101. No cost to all local kindergarten through third grade students. Teachers: please reply by Tuesday, April 1, 2014 and provide the number of youth that will be attending from your class or school. For more information, and to register, contact Whitney Hasiag by email: Whitney.Haslag248@My.LincolnU.edu, click here for flyer or visit our University Farms webpage. Come join us for a fun-filled day of learning about a farm!

  • Alternative Agriculture Field Day at Busby Farm, Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Alan T. Busby Farm, 5124 Goller Road, Jefferson City, MO (off of Hwy 54 West). Open to the public, registration fee is $5.00 includes dinner at 6:00 p.m. Pre-register by Friday, May 30, 2014. For registration and more information please contact Cindy DeOrnellis, call (573) 681-5967, email: DeOrnellisC@LincolnU.edu, visit our LUCER University Farms webpage or click here for flyer.

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) Kansas City Urban Impact Center (KCUIC) presents a Composting Workshop: "Building A Backyard Composting Bin", 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Switzer Neighborhood Farm - A Westside Community Garden, 1842 West Pennway, Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64108 (across the street from Irene H. Ruiz Branch Library). No advanced registration required and no cost to participants. There will be a raffle for a compost bin and compost thermometer. You must be present to win. For more information, contact LUCE KCUIC, 1028 The Paseo Boulevard, Kansas City, MO 64109, (816) 841-3960, visit us online here or click here for flyer.

  • Sprouts and Roots Summer Day Camp, a Hands-on Outdoor Educational Summer Camp for 4th-8th Graders, Monday, June 16 - Thursday, June 19, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Lincoln University Dickinson Research Center, 1219 Chestnut Street (corner of Leslie Boulevard and Chestnut Street), Jefferson City, MO 65101 Participants have fun learning gardening, cooking, crafts, and about nutrition and health benefits at no cost. To register or for more information, contact: Natalie Benjamin - BenjaminN@LincolnU.edu, (573) 681-5581 or click here for flyer.

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Central Missouri Youth Development Sports Camp 2K14, Tuesday, June 24 through Thursday, June 26, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Lincoln University Scruggs Ballroom, 819 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, MO. A two-day camp for youth ages encouraging hands-on sports to promote physical activity. Registration will be open through Monday, June 16, 2014. To register, call Adrian Hendricks II at (573) 681-5523, click here for flyer or visit our Sports Camp 2K14 web page.

  • Lincoln University Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences is offering an Environmental Science Workshop for K-12 Educators, Tuesday, July 8 - Thursday, July 10, 2014, on the campus of Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri. Topics covered will include Fisheries Biology/Aquaculture, Geospatial Information Science, Natural Resource (Wildlife, Soil), Waste Management & Green Structures, and Water Quality. Space is limited to the first 20 pre-registered participants as well as two college credits awarded (letter grade earned), and all expenses paid for K-12 educators. For more information and to register, contact Debbie Hanlin: (573) 681-5380, HanlinD2@LincolnU.edu, or click here to visit our Environmental Science webpage for the fillable application or view the flyer.

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Central Missouri Youth Development presents Outdoor Rangers Camp 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, July 30-31, 2014 at Lincoln University's Alan T. Busby's Farm Central Missouri Youth Development Campsite, 5124 Goller Road, Jefferson City, MO. The camp is designed to provide an opportunity for 7-15 year old youth to develop healthy habits in a natural habitat. Students discover and explore the natural environment and learn about fishing, hiking, survival skills, archery and team building workshops. Registration ends Thursday, July 17, 2014. For more information and registration, please contact Adrian Hendricks II, (573) 681-5523, email: HendricksA3@LincolnU.edu, click here for flyer or visit our Central Missouri Youth Development Outdoor Rangers 2014 webpage

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