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    Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    2019 WC Region 4-H Camp Windermere (Session 5 of 7)

    When:  Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    Polk County Fairgrounds
    4540 S. 100th Road, Bolivar MO map...

    Description:

    4-H Camp Windermere is for youth ages 8-12, both 4-H members and non-4-H members.
    Contact your local extension center for registration information.

    Session topic:

    Camp Counselor Training

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Polk County
    phone: 417-326-4916




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1: Nevada @ Spring Village (Session 8 of 17)

    When:  Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sara Bridgewater, wikoffs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    Blackberry Production Workshop - Kansas City

    When:  Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    Platte County Extension Center
    11724 NW Plaza Circle, Ste 300, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Blackberries offer huge potential for Missouri farmers. Though a challenging crop to produce, blackberries are in high demand for many markets. The Blackberry Production Workshop will offer educational sessions and a tours of an innovative blackberry farm. Join local and nationally known blackberry specialists and farmers to gain expertise on a wide range of blackberry topics, including the blackberry shift trellis, blackberry cultivars, establishing new blackberry plantings, blackberry production practices, blackberry weed management,updates on blackberry insect issues, creative marketing strategies for blackberries, processing blackberries into value-added products, blackberry growers profiles, and on-farm tours of innovative blackberry producers.

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    Session topic:

    Participants will learn blackberry production methods and marketing strategies. There will be a tour of a local blackberry planting.

    Registration:

    Register at the event website, or through the Jackson County or Platte County MU Extension offices

    Cost:

    $10.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Webster County
    phone: 417-859-2044




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1: Kern Center in Rich Hill (Session 8 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. 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.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sara Bridgewater, wikoffs@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167