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Environmental Protection Agency (Missouri)
United States Environmental Protection Agency. Regional Programs are: Air, Drinking Water, Toxics, Superfund, Hazardous Waste Management, RCRA, Solid Waste, Enforcement and Compliance, Tanks, Regional Counsel, and Pesticides.

Missouri Department of Agriculture
Serving, promoting, and protecting the agricultural producers, processors, and consumers of Missouri's food, fuel, and fiber products.

Missouri Department of Health
Healthy People in Healthy Communities.

Missouri Department of Natural Resources
The Department of Natural Resources is a state agency.

University of Missouri Health Care
Department of Occupational Therapy
Is based on the value of occupation within the health and wellness continuum in the provision of services to both urban and rural citizens. The Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Missouri-Columbia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Missouri Arthritis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (MARRTC)
Is the only federally funded arthritis rehabilitation research and training center in the nation. MARRTC works as a research clinic as well as to help educate about arthritis.

Physical Therapy Department
Physical therapy is a dynamic profession with an established theoretical base and wide spread clinical applications. The professional program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy.

Outreach and Extension Programs

Farm First
Assist Missouri farmers, farm families and agribusinesses to be strategically equipped to move through the current period of low commodity farm prices and market fluctuations and into the future.

Gardens for Everybody
This is an interactive garden site that provides easy to read and understand accesible, ergonomic, and enabling garden information. The website creatively illustrates an accesible home and fully equipped tool shed with tools and accesories.

Missouri AgrAbility Project
A cooperative program of the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA). The goal is assist agricultural and agribusiness workers who have disabilities remain actively engaged in production agriculture.

Missouri Alternatives Center
Serves as a communications center for Missouri farmers, Extension staff, government personnel and people who want to begin farming, diversify their current operation, or find ways to profit from small amounts of acreage.

Missouri Pesticide Applicator Training
Provides educational outreach for individuals aspiring to become licensed commercial pesticide applicators. These programs involve two areas of instruction: a core training session in which all trainees attend and the specialty category section in which the attendees conduct their business activities.

Missouri Precision Agriculture Center
Is an organization dedicated to coordinating and enhancing the University of Missouri's research, teaching, and outreach efforts in site specific crop management.

Missouri Sustainable Agriculture Extension Program
Sustainable farmers are linked by their common commitment to the principles of sustainability. Intergenerational equity is the hallmark of sustainability - meeting the needs of the present while leaving equal or better opportunities for the future.

Missouri Weeds
The purpose of this informational program is to acquaint you with some of the more common weedy plants encountered in Missouri. Correct identification of any pest, including weeds, is critical in planning control strategies.

Missouri Watershed Information Network (MOWIN)
Provides assistance in locating and accessing information relative to Missouri watersheds. The intent is to make it easier for you to find the information you need.

Office of Social & Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA)
Provides up-to-date social, economic, and demographic information on the state of Missouri.

Outreach and Extension County Web Pages
The best source to find an Outreach and Extension office in your area. Click on your region in the map of Missouri, or select your specific county for the closest office to you.

Project LIFE (Leisure Is For Everyone)
A cooperative program of the Missouri Department of Mental Health and University Extension, based at the Department of Parks and Recreation at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The goal is to improve the quality of life for Missourians of all ages who have mental illnesses.

Soil & Plant Testing Laboratory
Sponsored by University Extension, provides soil testing, fertilizer recommendations and plant analytical services to farmers, home owners, vegetable and fruit growers, golf course superintendents and lawn and landscape specialists.

Water Quality, Extension
Water resources and information for Missourians

Extension Publications Library on Request.

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University of Missouri Extension provides practical, research-based
information from the University of Missouri campuses and Lincoln University.

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