High Tunnel Workshop

University of Missouri in partnership with the USDA and SEMO campus in Sikeston will offer a workshop on High Tunnels (PDF) on March 15, 2018.  The workshop starts at 8:30 am and will end after tours at 3:00pm.  The cost to attend in $15.00.  To register please call 573-238-2420.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training (POST Certified) 

One in five people will have a panic attack once in their lifetime. What would you do when this happens to a student, loved one, or church member? Attend the Youth Mental Health First Aid course to recognize symptoms of mental health problems, how to help, and how to guide youth to professional help.  University of Missouri Extension is sponsoring Mental Health First Aid training on Thursday, March 29 in Poplar Bluff. The training will be held at the University of Missouri Extension Butler County office from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. The registration fee is $10, which includes lunch and a workbook. This course is POST certified for 8 interpersonal hours and CEUs are available for an additional charge. For more information and to register contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 573-686-8064. Deadline to register is March 23.


Master Gardener Training

Please join this special educational opportunity to become a Master Gardener.  Call the Extension Center at 573-686-8064 to sign up for the Master Gardener core training program (PDF) or print off a registration form (PDF) and send it to the extension center.  This training will be weekly on Thursday’s beginning at 9:00 am to create a shorter window for class commitment.  We would love to see you there.  Training will be held at the University of Missouri Extension Center in Poplar Bluff located at 614 Lindsay Ave., suite 3. 

Food Safety Training

For those needing to comply with the food safety modernization act please see this link (https://producesafetyalliance.cornell.edu/training/grower-training-courses/upcoming-grower-trainings) for upcoming training. 

Pesticide Applicator Training 

A grower can obtain a Private Applicator License by scheduling training through the University of Missouri Extension Center by call 573-686-8064 to arrange a time.  Training runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment.



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