Visit our 125th Anniversary page for Information about the recent 1890 Wellness Walk and Festival and how you can still contribute to the Justin Morrill Scholarship Fund benefiting Lincoln University students.

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.            @LUCoopExtAndRes

Calendar Events

2015 Farmers Market
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension will be hosting its 2015 Farmers Market, Saturdays and Thursdays beginning April 18 through October 3. For more detailed information, contact Maria Isabel Jacome, phone: (573) 681-5493 or (573) 681-5455, email: or click here for flyer.

Staff Picnic

 Lincoln University Staff Council will be hosting Staff Picnic, sponsored by the LU FoundationThursday, September 24, 2015, 12 to 2 p.m., at McClung Park. $6 in advance ($8 at the door) includes your choice of pork steak or chicken dinner complete with side dishes and dessert. Advance tickets can be purchased by contacting the following staff members: Cole Abbott, Barbara Brown, Ithaca Bryant, Mary Reed, Kelly Schlosser, Cindy Thompson and Bené Williams and are available online by visiting: For more information, click here for flyer.

"We are Bringin' the Farms to Campus"

Lincoln University Cooperative Research presents "We are Bringin' the Farms to Campus" on Lincoln University's campus quad, Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Come learn what is happening at Lincoln University farms and join us for the food samples, educational displays & petting zoo! For more information, contact Kimberly Cash at Click here for flyer.

REEL MEN REAL FATHERS: Reel Men Support Pink
 Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Youth Development/Kids' Beat Program will host REEL FATHERS REAL MEN: Reel Men Support Pink "Champions of Hope Win With a Knockout Punch!" Sunday, October 11, 2015, 2:00 p.m. at C.F. Bowden Center, 700 Sy Williams, Charleston, MO 63834. Featuring: Host of ABC's KDNL Television 30, "Them Yo People", Gary "Mister Gary" Boyd of St. Louis, MO, Lincoln Unversity's Dr. Said Sewell, Ms. Mary Tillman of Foxy 95.5 Radio Angel, St. Louis, Missouri and more. Special guest will be Brenda McClintock, Eagle Heights Worship Center, Springfield, Missouri. A nutrition break will be provided. This program is dedicated to the memory of Aquilla Blissett and Crystal Cooper. Click here for flyer.


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