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Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Missouri 4-H Legislative Academy

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 10 a.m. to Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, 5 p.m.

Description:

Selected teen leaders serve as Missouri 4-H youth ambassadors in the capitol city. They meet with major supporters of 4-H, shadow legislators, and learn about state government, policymaking, and careers in public service. more...

Registration:

For eligibility, selection criteria, and how to apply, visit: http://4h.missouri.edu/legislativeacad/adhoc more...

Registration
deadline:

12/15/2016

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Steven A. Henness, hennesss@umsystem.edu
4-H Center for Youth Development, MU Extension
phone: 573/884-6618




Understanding and Marketing Your Timber (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
186 N Adams Avenue Ste D, Lebanon MO map...

Description:

This is a short course offering discussions over the understanding of timber stands and how they can be maintained on your farm for future success. We will discuss how timber works, how to improve it, how to calculate its worth, and how to go about marketing/selling it as well as receiving a fair price

Session topic:

Session Three (Thursday, December 15, 2016). The series concludes with the steps involved in marketing timber, elements of a timber sale contract, and how to plan for a successful harvest. • Eight Steps for Marketing Timber • Basic Elements of a Timber Sale Contract • Planning Your Harvest • Timber Sale Taxes

Registration:

Contact your local MU Extension Office @ 417 532 4587

Registration
deadline:

2/5/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
$10.00 per person per night/session or $15.00 per couple per night/session. You may attend only the sessions you want or attend all three. The choice is yours.

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417/745-6767




Cooking Matters at WAFB evening sessions (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Holly Jay, jayh@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cass County
phone: 816/380-8460




Grow Your Farm - Warrensburg (Session 1 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension in Johnson County
135 W Market Street, Warrensburg MO map...

Description:

Information on production techniques is relatively easy to find and use, but what many landowners need is help to develop the farm as a profitable business. With this in mind, Grow Your Farm is designed to assist you, the producer, in creating and planning your farm as a business. This course will help you: Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals. Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities. Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities. Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own. Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records. Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan. Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises. Network with other farmers.

Session topic:

Identifying and Creating Goals

Registration:

Contact the Johnson County Extension Center at 660-747-3193 or email Nathanial Cahill at cahilln@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

2/14/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$130.00
Fee includes seminar materials, speakers, and light refreshments. $130 per farm business (2 people). $25 for each additional person from the same farm. $35 per farm business (2 people) if you are a veteran or are a socially disadvantaged farmer (a group whose members have been subjected to racial or ethnic prejudice because of their identity as members of a group without regard to their individual qualities) Limited to 20 farms at this registration fee.

Facilitator:

Nathanial Cahill, cahilln@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660/747-3193