Cooperative Extension 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.
Cooperative Research conducts a variety of research programs concentrating on essential subject areas that are relevant to Missouri residents and that 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.
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) invites you to a regional workshop for limited resource minority farmers and producers, "Diversifying Your Crops and Extending the Growing Season with High Tunnels", Friday, October 21, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Oran and Haywood City, Missouri. At no cost to participants, topics will range from High Tunnels and the NRCS program to Fall Vegetable Production to Monitoring, Diagnosing and Managing Diseases in High tunnels and more! For more information and to register, contact Mary Glasper, (573) 481-1186, email: MaryEGlasper@yahoo.com or Dr. Nadia Navarrete-Tindall, (573) 289-2018, email: Navarrete-TindallN@LincolnU.edu. Visit our Native Plants Program webpage: http://www.lincolnu.edu/web/programs-and-projects/native-plants, or our Plant Pathology webpage: http://www.lincolnu.edu/web/programs-and-projects/plant-pathology1 or click here for flyer.
October 20, 2016 Press Release
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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