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Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Extension Council Annual Meeting - Webster County

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, noon to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...

Description:

Extension Council Annual Meeting - February

Session topic:

Annual meeting of the Webster County Extension Council.

Registration:

Potluck luncheon with election of 2017 officers and recognition of outgoing members

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Robert A. (Bob) Schultheis, SchultheisR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Webster County
phone: (417) 859-2044




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 6 p.m. to Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, 9 p.m.

Where:  
2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Preparing a business plan is one of the most daunting tasks in starting and running a successful business. It could also be the most critical task! Our seminar will explain the fundamentals everyone needs to know before “putting pen to paper.” Attending this seminar will reduce your frustration and save you time and ultimately money. This program is for current and future business owners and focuses on understanding the key components of a business plan. It will also provide guidelines for style, appearance to help create a professional look for your business plan, and other tools and assistance in business planning. Enroll in both this class and Starting A Small Business – The First Steps and receive a $10 discount.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 or email thompsoncv@missouri.edu

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573/634-2824




Johnson County Livestock Show Events (Session 3 of 14)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Session topic:

February Livestock Committee Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Johnson County
phone: 660/747-3193




Building It From The Ground Up Starting the Farm (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
205 S Hickory St, Buffalo MO map...

Description:

This program is designed to address the needs of land owners looking to improve their property as well as their outputs and profitability over the long run of the operation. Realizing finances may be limited and/or restricted we will be working with those individuals trying to make sound economic decisions about their operations. Targeting both new and old land owners/operators looking to run up to 50-75 breeding cows, 100 stockers, 50-75 breeding goats and/or sheep, or a small registered livestock operation, on farms ranging from 20-160+ acres, operated as a part time and/or hobby farm as well as the full time farmer. This may not be their sole source of income, but a part-time occupation, recreational/retirement farm. It is not only about making a living on the farm, but about living on the farm, raising children on the farm, and having the rural way of life. The farm just needs to pay for itself and if it makes a little money along the way….. Great!

Session topic:

Session #7 Laying out and Developing the Farmstead / Facilities needed on a small farm: Tractor selection and sizing, farm shop designs, basic farm equipment, tools, location and layout of hay storage, etc. (Building the Farmstead part 1)

Registration:

Please contact Hickory County MU Extension Office, 203 Cedar St., Hermitage MO, 65757 417 745 6767

Registration
deadline:

1/11/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00
Individuals wanting to attend any of the programs may do so for $15.00 per person or a couple fee of $25.00 a night/session. If you sign up for all nights/sessions @ $100.00 per individual or a couple fee of $150.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

Facilitator:

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




Canceled: Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future (Fredericktown) (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.




Cooking Matters for Adults - FNP class (Village Green Apts. Cameron, Feb-Mar, 2017) (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
1103 N Cedar Street, Cameron MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters courses help families with limited resources make healthy, inexpensive meals at home, using a wide variety of foods that are commonly available in their grocery stores, WIC packages and food pantries. Participants receive groceries at the end of each class to practice making the recipes they’ve learned that day.

Registration:

Contact Janet Hackert to register.

Registration
deadline:

1/13/2017

Class size:

12

Event full:

Yes

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Harrison County
phone: 660/425-6434




Canceled: Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions - Cameron, Feb-Mar 2017 (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
514 Northland Drive, Cameron MO map...



Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced: UMSL (Session 10 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Description:

This MU Extension strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and cool down. Equipment is provided. The class is targeted toward older and sedentary middle-aged adults, but there are no age limits.

Registration:

Register using the link provided below.  more...

Registration
deadline:

1/18/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Leslie Bertsch, bertschl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314/400-2115




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced (Session 12 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Galena MO

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) is an 8-week strength-training program for older adults. SSSH is modeled after the evidenced-based StrongWomen program developed by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science at Tufts University. While the original Tufts program includes only women, University of Missouri Extension has adapted the curriculum to include men.   Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured and effective strength-training program. At each session a prescribed set of 8 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Session topic:

Session 12 of 16 sessions

Registration:

To register call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension Office 417-357-6812

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00
Galena on the Move pays $20.00 of the fee. The participants each pay the other $20.00.

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417/881-8909




Focus on Kids - Gasconade

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Gasconade County Extension Center
1106 West Hwy 28 , Owensville MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class, please contact the Osage County Extension Center at 573-897-3648 Ext. 4

Registration
deadline:

2/22/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573/458-6260




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Sedalia (Session 11 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Where:  
Kempton Room at the Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO.
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Program is an evidence-based strength training program designed to meet the fitness needs of older adults and middle age sedentary adults. It is an eight-week program, where participants are guided through a strength training routine two times per week. The event will be held in the Kempton Room at the Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Class will be from 9:15-10:15 a.m. more...

Session topic:

Session 11 will include a warm-up, 8 strength training exercises, and a cool down.

Registration:

Participants must contact Melissa Cotton at the Pettis County Extension Office at 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sedalia, MO 65301, by telephone at 660-827-0591, or email at cottonmr@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

1/9/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660/827-0591




Private Pesticide Applicator Training Linn County Afternoon Program

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
P.O. Box 81
21262 Genoa Road, Linneus MO map...

Description:

This training session is for farmers who wish to obtain a Private Pesticide Applicator's License to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides.

In order to obtain certification each farm must possess the official Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual, available at each training session for $12 (cash or check). Individuals already in possession of the reference manual may bring it to a training session to avoid having to purchase a new manual.

Registration:

No pre-registration is required.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Valerie Tate, tatev@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Linn County
phone: 660/895-5123




Private Pesticide Applicator Training Linn County Evening Program

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
P.O. Box 81
21262 Genoa Road, Linneus MO map...

Description:

This training session is for farmers who wish to obtain a Private Pesticide Applicator's License to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides.

In order to obtain certification each farm must possess the official Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual, available at each training session for $12 (cash or check). Individuals already in possession of the reference manual may bring it to a training session to avoid having to purchase a new manual.

Registration:

No pre-registration is required.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Valerie Tate, tatev@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Linn County
phone: 660/895-5123




SAM Workshop

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County Office
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...

Description:

MO PTAC St. Louis is conducting a System Award Management (SAM) workshop for those contractors who attended the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District Industry Information Forum for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Next West Campus (N2W) program held on December 8, 2016 at the Central Library, St. Louis MO. If you are not registered in SAM, this workshop is for you. Please bring your own computer. You MUST have your DUNS to register for SAM. If you do not have your DUNS, please register at the following site: http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform. Our class will be limited to the first 30 who register. The remaining will be put on a wait-list. You Must Bring Your Own Computer to the Workshop! PRE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: Please contact Millie Miller-Hoover at 314 400 7378 OR millerhooverm@missouri.edu  more...

Registration
deadline:

1/18/2017

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Millie Miller-Hoover, millerhooverm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Louis County
phone: 314/400-7378




2017 Master Gardener Core Training (Session 5 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

Training for new Master Gardener members. Classes are for preregistered participants only.  more...

Session topic:

2017 Master Gardener Core Training; Establishment and Care of Woody Plants; led by Robert Balek with MU Extension

Registration:

Attendance of an orientation session is a required first step to participate in the training classes. Orientations will be held on Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 from 6-8 pm at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center. Contact Kelly McGowan at mcgowank@missouri.edu to register for orientation. Training classes will begin on Feb. 16 and be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1-4 pm through April 11. All classes but 2 will be held at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center; the additional 2 will be held at the Springfield-Greene County Library Station.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
The cost to attend the training session is $150 per person or $255 for a couple sharing a text book.

Facilitator:

Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417/881-8909




Macon County: Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
404 N. Missouri Suites AB, Macon, MO 63552, Macon MO map...

Description:

Participants will learn about proper pest identification, economic thresholds and economic injury levels, safe handling and application of pesticides in their crop and field. Producers will also learn about the need for emergency planning procedures and the environmental ramification of improper application. They will also learn how to minimize negative environmental impacts of pesticide application to protect water quality and wildlife habitat.

Registration:

Participants need to register by calling to Macon county extension office at 660-385-2173 by February 22, 2017.

Registration
deadline:

2/22/2017

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Dhruba Dhakal, dhakald@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Chariton County
phone: 660/288-3239




Private Pesticide Applicator Training at Greenley Research Center (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

Private Pesticide Applicator certification to purchase, apply, or supervise the application of restricted use pesticides for the purpose of producing any agricultural commodity at the MU Greenley Memorial Research Center, located East of Novelty on 156.

Registration:

Registration not required. To check the status of training if winter weather occurs, contact the University of Missouri Extension Knox County office at (660) 397-2179.

Cost:

$0.00
Free if in possession of Private Pesticide Applicator Manual, $12 to purchase Private Pesticide Applicator Manual.

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shelby County
phone: 573/633-2640




Private Pesticide Applicator Training at Greenley Research Center (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Private Pesticide Applicator certification to purchase, apply, or supervise the application of restricted use pesticides for the purpose of producing any agricultural commodity at the MU Greenley Memorial Research Center, located East of Novelty on 156.

Registration:

Registration not required. To check the status of training if winter weather occurs, contact the University of Missouri Extension Knox County office at (660) 397-2179.

Cost:

$0.00
Free if in possession of Private Pesticide Applicator Manual, $12 to purchase Private Pesticide Applicator Manual.

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Shelby County
phone: 573/633-2640




Manage Your Financials: Predicting Your Company's Cash Needs

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
900 West Vest Street, Marshall MO map...

Description:

This class is designed to teach you how to create and use a cash budget to prepare for future business performance. During this course, you will learn to estimate future sources and uses of cash. You will also learn how to analyze your predictions to make more informed decisions. You should leave this session feeling more comfortable about decisions related to preparing for growth, realistic loan and financing requests, how much cash you can safely take out of the business, and how to make affordable purchases for your business. At its conclusion, you should be able to: forecast sales, receivables and expenses, use a cash budget to create a month-by-month view and calculate Break-Even, as it relates to business expansions, workforce additions or capital expenditures. This focuses on what is cash planning, preparing the cash budget, forecasting cash in, estimating cash out, making informed decisions, dealing with cash budgeting problems, and break-even analysis

Registration:

PREREGISTRATION & PREPAYMENT REQUIRED. more...

Registration
deadline:

2/16/2017

Cost:

$60.00
$60 per class or $165 for all 3

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@mochamber.com
Business Development Program SBTDC, MU Extension
phone: 573/634-3511




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Branson West

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Stone County Neighborhood Center (OACAC)
15060 Business Hwy. 13, Suite 11, Branson West MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-357-6812

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417/546-4431




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Description:

In just 3 hours, you will learn key elements of a business plan including: . Writing style tips . Required content. . How to use a business plan as a management tool. . A greater understanding of what a business plan should look like and how to get started. COST: $49.00/No Cost to Dislocated Workers If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend this workshop at NO COST.. Please call 314-657-3768 for details.

Registration:

If you are a dislocated or laid off worker registered with jobs.mo.gov, you could attend this workshop at NO COST..

Cost:

$49.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis - SBTDC
phone: 314/657-3768




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 11 of 17)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, Union MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is an 8-week exercise program for older and middle-aged sedentary adults based on extensive scientific evidence. Objectives: -- Improve the health and muscular fitness of middle aged and older adults by increasing access to safe and effective strength training programs. -- Reduce the risk of falls and help older adults continue to live independently by improving their balance, flexibility, and muscle and bone strength.

Session topic:

Warm-up, Exercise, and Cool Down

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Center in Franklin County at Ph: 636-583-5141

Registration
deadline:

1/5/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: (636) 583-5141




QuickBooks for Your Business

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This powerful accounting system for small businesses will enable you to track the progress of your company and at the same time allow you to focus on your business, not on being an accountant. QuickBooks is a tool you can use to automate the tasks you will need to perform as a business owner to document and track the accounting activity of your existing business, or to set up a new business. This course will provide an opportunity for hands-on practice. It is designed for PC users only. Topics include: Setting up QuickBooks Working with lists and accounts Entering sales information, receiving payments and making deposits Entering and paying bills Analyzing financial data Setting up inventory Tracking and paying sales tax Doing payroll with QuickBooks Estimating and progress invoicing Tracking time Customizing forms and writing QuickBooks letters more...

Registration
deadline:

2/22/2017

Class size:

9

Event full:

No

Cost:

$179.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417/837-2617




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Perryville (Session 10 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
321 N Main Street Ste 1, Perryville MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Bethany Bachmann, bachmannb@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Perry County
phone: 573/547-4504




MoTax Initiative - Versailles

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Morgan County Extension Center on the 4th Floor of the Morgan County Courthouse.
100 E Newton Street Fl 4, Versailles MO map...

Description:

Free Income Tax Preparation

Registration:

Call Debbie at the Morgan County Extension Center @ 573-378-5358. more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573/346-2644




Cooking Matters at the Store (Virtual)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Jefferson City Head Start
605 Cherry Street, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

In this fun and interactive, 1-hour simulated grocery store tour, participants will learn skills for buying healthy foods on a budget. Topics will include: label reading; using the unit price to find the best deal; and choosing the healthiest options available. Each participant will receive: • Free tote bag for shopping • Free book with shopping tips and delicious, healthy recipes • Free app with hundreds of healthy recipes • $10 grocery store gift card Cooking Matters® at the Store is part of the No Kid Hungry campaign, working to connecting kids at risk of hunger in America with the healthy food they need every day. To learn more, visit CookingMatters.org.

Registration:

This class is for parents of children enrolled in Jefferson City Head Start

Cost:

$0.00
Funded in part by USDA SNAP and Operation Food Search.

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573/634-2824




University of Missouri Extension Council- Ralls County

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
The MU Extension office - Ralls County is located in the basement of the courthouse in New London, MO.
PO Box 540, New London MO map...

Description:

The University of Missouri Extension Council - Ralls County will hold its annual meeting on February 23, 2017. The meeting will be held in the basement of the courthouse in New London. A meal is provided. Reservations are required.

Registration:

Please call or contact the University of Missouri Extension - Ralls County office to reserve a seat. The phone number is 573-985-3911 or email rallsco@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

2/17/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Ralls County
phone: (573) 985-3911




Private Pesticide Applicator Training in Ralls County-Evening Session

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Mark Twain Vo-Ag Building
21622 Hwy 19, Center MO map...

Description:

Ag producers needing to obtain or renew their private pesticide applicator license for purchase of restricted-use pesticides can attend the Private Pesticide Applicator Training being offered in Center. This license is valid for five years and participants must be 18 or older to receive the license. Training will be given on safe and proper use of agricultural pesticides.

Registration:

Contact the Marion County Extension Center at (573) 769-2177 to reserve a seat, make accommodations due to a disability, or for more information.

Cost:

$0.00
Each household/family must own a Private Pesticide Applicator's Reference Manual (M87) to receive certification. The cost of the manual is $12. If you or an immediate family member already has a copy of the Reference Manual (2007 edition), please bring it to the training to waive the fee.

Facilitator:

Wyatt Miller, millerww@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Marion County
phone: 573/769-2177




Cooking Matters at CASA (Citizens Against Spouse Abuse) (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Undisclosed location.
Sedalia MO

Description:

Cooking Matters is a hands-on cooking class where objectives focus on important aspects of selecting and preparing nutritious, safe, and low-cost foods. Participants will also learn how to eat healthier, cook healthier, read nutrition labels, and skills for smart grocery shopping on a budget. Participants get to take home free groceries to prepare a recipe a second time at their home.

Session topic:

Participants will prepare a healthy recipe and discuss smart grocery shopping.

Registration:

Register by calling Melissa Cotton, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist at the University of Missouri Extension in Pettis County at 660-827-0591 or email at cottonmr@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

1/25/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660/827-0591




Ripley County Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
This training will be held at the 4-H Building at the Ripley County Fairgrounds.

Description:

Missouri law requires all purchasers and users of restricted-use pesticides to attend a training session to be certified for a private applicators license. Many commonly used pesticides require a private applicator license. The training will allow individuals to recertify or receive initial training to be licensed to purchase and apply restricted-use pesticides on property owned or rented. Make sure to look at the expiration date on your license to see if you need to recertify. Once the training is complete, Missouri Department of Agriculture will issue a license that is good for five years. Individuals wishing to attend must be 18 years of age or older. Individuals unable to attend the training class can receive their license by watching a video at your local Extension Office. Please call the office to schedule a time.

Registration:

To register contact the MU Extension office in Ripley County at (573)-996-2921. Training sessions may be offered in surrounding counties, contact your local MU Extension office to find the program nearest you.

Cost:

$0.00
If you are recertifying be sure to bring your pesticide reference manual so that you will not be required to purchase a new one. The cost of the manual is $12.

Facilitator:

Jamie Gundel, gundelj@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Oregon County
phone: 417/778-7490




Success with Spring Vegetables

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Learn about early spring vegetable gardening. Presentation held at St. Paul's United Methodist Church 3601 S. Sterling Independence, MO 64052 free and open to the public

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Catherine Bylinowski, bylinowskic@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816/252-5051




Small Steps to Health & Wealth (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, 10 a.m. to Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
St. Francois County Careers Center
403 Parkway Drove, Park Hills MO map...

Description:

Small Steps to Health and Wealth is a program designed to motivate participants to improve both their health and their finances. Participants are encouraged to set a health goal and/or a wealth goal and take action to achieve their goals by identifying small progress steps. The impact of health on finances and finances on health is also explored. Participants are encouraged to share their successes.

Session topic:

Small Steps Intro,.Similarities in Health and Wealth Issues, Overeating, O verspending, and Making Small Changes

Registration:

Registration through North County Adult Education Center - phone: 573-518-2431

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Cunningham, cunninghamsm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636/797-5391




Cooking Matters for Kids, Butler Youth Advocacy (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters for Kids is a class designed to empower families to make wise use of their food dollars. Children learn how to incorporate fruits and vegetables in to meals, learn about whole grains and the importance of breakfast and how to make wise food choices when eating out. Each week, children prepare three different recipes.

Session topic:

Children learn about cooking with fruits and vegetables and the importance of fruits and vegetables in the diet. Three recipes are prepared

Registration:

Children will be registered at the Youth Advocacy Council's after school program.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660/679-4167




Youth EXCEL - Lamar Career & Tech Center (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Description:

Youth EXCEL Lamar Career and Tech Center

Session topic:

Money Management

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417/682-3579




Character Critters (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, 10:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Description:

Character Critters 6 pillars of Charcter

Session topic:

Character Critters Pillar Caring

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417/682-3579