Recent Submissions

  • Broadband technologies : a primer on access and solutions 

    Low, Sarah A.; Isley, Catherine; Spell, Alan; Kures, Matt; Conroy, Tessa; Deller, Steve (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "Access to high-speed internet, or broadband, encourages equitable distance-learning, remote-work, quality-of-life and entrepreneurial opportunities. Te COVID-19 pandemic not only reinforced but also elevated the importance ...
  • Entrepreneurial dynamics in Missouri counties 

    Sanders, Austin; Low, Sarah; White, Mark C. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "Entrepreneurial dynamics - the fow of business startups and business turnover, or churn, in a place - shape economic growth. Entrepreneurs may spark economic growth and development by contributing to employment growth, ...
  • Local and regional food system resilience during COVID-19 

    Low, Sarah; Thilmany, Dawn; Canales, Elizabeth; Boys, Kathryn A. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2021)
    "COVID-19 elevated U.S. food access, affordability and supply chain issues into media, industry and policy discussions during 2020. Known for their short supply chains and locally focused marketing, local and regional food ...
  • Rules for Missouri : ambulance districts 

    Olsen, Monte (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "The purpose of ambulance districts (ADs) in Missouri is to "establish and maintain an ambulance service ... and to acquire for, develop, expand, extend and improve such service." (190.060.1[1]). An AD does not have to be ...
  • Third class county popular change and budget fiscal ratios 

    Stallmann, Judith I.; Sanders, Austin (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "During the past recession (2008-2009) and in its aftermath, local governments struggled to manage budgets as revenues fell. Experienced officials had managed through a past economic cycle and, as a result, many local ...
  • Rules for Missouri : fire protection districts 

    Olsen, Monte (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "A general law dating back to the mid-1900s authorized the formation of fire protection districts (FPDs) in Missouri. The purpose of FPDs is to "supply protection by any available means to persons and property against ...
  • Gross domestic product trends in Missouri 

    White, Mark (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "In December 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) (https://bea.gov) released county-level measures of gross domestic product (GDP) for the frst time. GDP measures the total value of goods and services produced ...
  • Agricultural and entrepreneurial factors driving U.S. food manufacturing startup locations 

    Low, Sarah; Kuhns, Maria (University of Missouri--Columbia. Extension Division, 2020)
    "Food manufacturing's earnings and jobs rank it as the largest industry within rural America's manufacturing sector, which accounted for 20% of rural (nonmetro) earnings and is a key economic driver in rural communities. ...
  • Population change and fiscal stress in Missouri's third class counties 

    Stallman, Judith I.; Sanders, Austin (University of Missouri Extension, 2019)
    "During the recent recession, local governments struggled to manage budgets as revenues dropped. Because the recession was deeper and longer than any in the past half-century, with a slower recovery, reserve funds were not ...
  • Engaging small businesses in rural economic development : seven guidelines for success 

    Hause, Amy; Rahe, Mallory (University of Missouri Extension, 2019)
    "Finding locally led solutions to rural economic development challenges requires the time and capacity of many stakeholders. Practitioners navigate available infrastructure and connectivity, distance to markets, sparse ...
  • Potential for retail trades in rural communities 

    Simon, Jay; Braschler, Curtis H.; Kuehn, John A.; Croll, John (University of Missouri Extension, 1993)
    "Rural communities developed primarily as trade centers for the surrounding farm area. As farming became more mechanized and the demand for farm labor diminished, many retail trade firms ceased to operate in rural communities. ...
  • Missouri's third class county budget trend analysis 

    Stallmann, Judith I.; Rossi, James (University of Missouri Extension, 2018)
    "This electric workbook enables Missouri third class counties to analyze county fiscal trends from 1996 to 2017. A county can carry out a study of its own budget and fiscal trends and performance to identify factors ...
  • Latinos in the heartland : growing together in new destination areas : proceedings of the 13th annual conference, University of Missouri--Columbia, June 25-27, 2014 

    Jeanetta, Stephen; Valdivia, Corinne; Cambio de Colores (13th : 2015 : Columbia, Mo.) (Cambio Center, 2015)
  • Latinos in Missouri : connecting research to policy and practice, hoy y mañana : proceedings of the 2005 annual conference 

    Jeanetta, Stephen; Valdivia, Corinne B.; Bower, Andrell; McMichael, W. Pate; Combio de Colores (4th : 2005 : Columbia, Mo.) (Cambio Center, 2008)
  • Municipal cost index and consumer price index : American city and county 1995 - 2013 

    Penton Media, Inc. (University of Missouri Extension, 2016)
    Chart covering figures from 1996 to 2013.
  • Third class county budget trend analysis : 1996-2013 workbook user's manual 

    Stallmann, Judith I.; Rossi, James (University of Missouri Extension, 2016)
    The electronic workbook, Third Class County Budget Trend Analysis: 1996-2013, is a set of spreadsheets, or workbook, that enables Missouri third-class counties to analyze county fiscal trends from 1996 to 2013.
  • Did you know... baked potato chips have... 

    University of Missouri Extension (University of Missouri Extension, 2014)
  • Stock healthy, shop healthy : retailer toolkit 

    Carty, Karen; Lubischer, Kara K.; Ray, Bob; Rellergert, Linda S.; Wissmann, Mary E. (University of Missouri Extension, 2014)
  • Cambio de Colores 

    Jeanetta, Stephen; Valdivia, Corinne B.; McMichael, W. Pate; Jeanetta, Stephen C.; Valdivia, Corinne B. (University of Missouri Extension, 2004)
    Cambio de Colores as a yearly event aims to strengthen the networks of community organizers, extension professionals, academics, and public and private-sector institutions focused on communities that are changing as a ...
  • Basic Procedures in Administration of Zoning Regulations : Roles of Enforcement Officer and Board of Adjustment 

    Cook, James B.; Nickolaus, George F. (University of Missouri Extension, 1993)
    The Zoning Enforcement Officer, who often has the title of Building Inspector, is the key person in the enforcement of the zoning regulations. If he or she does not thoroughly understand and carry out his or her duties, ...

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