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.
Agricultural Economics and Marketing
Community and Leadership Development
Cooperative Extension Faculty and Staff
Human Resource Development
Innovative Small Farmers' Outreach Program
Integrated Pest Management Program
Kansas City Urban Impact Center
Memorandum of Understanding (Operating Principles)
Paula J. Carter Center on Minority Health and Aging
Sheep, Goat and Value-Added Fiber Program
Small Ruminant Program
Socially Disadvantaged Farmers & Ranchers (2501 Program)
Southeast Missouri 1890 Extension Program
St. Louis Urban Impact Center
Youth Development and 4-H Program
Spring is around the corner and our outdoors market is coming up! Save the date April 23rd for the first day of the LU Farmers' Market 2016 season. We are accepting vendor applications for the 2016 - 2017 season. Click here for Farmers' Market Shopping List delivery.
Join us for "Farming For Sustainability - Carver Field Day", Thursday, September 8, 2016, 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., at Lincoln University's George Washington Carver Farm, 3804 Bald Hill Road, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101. Small and mid-scale farmers and gardeners will receive research-based information and hands-on skills on disease identification. Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research educators will have displays and demonstrations on a variety of topics including Sweet and Chili Pepper Produtcion to Soybean, Sorghum and Quinoa, Tomato Disease Management and Solarization to Food Safety, Tomato Production in High Tunnels to Cover Crop Grazing by Goats and Sheep and much more! Registration is not required but encouraged. To register, or for more information, contact Ms. Erin Brindisi, email: BrindisiE@LincolnU.edu, call: (573) 681-5312. Be sure to let us know if you need special accommodations. Click here for flyer or visit our University Carver Farm webpage: http://www.lincolnu.edu/web/cooperative-research/g.-w.-carver-farm
Join Lincoln University Cooperative Extension for the Native Plants Program experience, Dining Wild, Saturday, November 5, 2016, to be held on the Lincoln University campus, Scruggs University Center, 820 Chestnut Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101. A full course dinner prepared with native edible plants and locally grown meat and produce. For more information and reservations, contact Isabel Jacome, (573) 681-5493, email: JacomeAlvarezI@LincolnU.edu, visit our Native Plants Program webpage: http://www.lincolnu.edu/web/programs-and-projects/native-plants or click here for the Dining Wild 2016 flyer.
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