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.

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  • 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: or Dr. Nadia Navarrete-Tindall: (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, 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, or click here for flyer.

  • Lincoln University Cooperative Extension will sponsor Mid-Missouri Browsing Academy, Friday, September 12, 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Saturday, September 13, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Crowder College, Williams Ag building, Rooms 103 & 104 in Neosho, Missouri. reference materials will be provided in notebook form. Cost is $45.00/person. Scholarships available. Preregistration is required. For more information and registration, please contact Vonna Kesel at (573) 681-5312, email:, or click here for flyer/form or visit our LUCE Small Ruminant webpage

  • Sheep and Goat Workshop, Vocational Agriculture Classroom, Stockton High School, Stockton, MO, September 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m. "Goat and Sheep Management" by Jodie Pennington - Small Ruminant Specialist, Neosho, MO. "Goat and Sheep Meat Processing and Marketing" by Robert Long, Golden City Meats, Golden City, MO. For more information and registration ($5 - September 15, 2014 deadline), please contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center, (417) 276-3313, email:

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