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Monday, Feb. 20, 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




Winning at Sales - 3 month (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Do you want to jump out front and be #WINNING in sales? Our series will allow you to increase profits through sales growth via accountability. In these sessions, you will: Network with other small businesses. Learn tactical, applicable sales information from experts. Hold yourself and your peers accountable for your sales goals, plans, and follow through. Sales management is an integral part of your daily business success. Learn to fill your sales funnel and become accountable to drive your BEST sales performance! Apply today to be a member of this non-competitive, one per industry peer-to-peer sales accountability roundtable.

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$90.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6428




Winning at Sales - 6 month (Session 3 of 9)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Do you want to jump out front and be #WINNING in sales? Our series will allow you to increase profits through sales growth via accountability. In these sessions, you will: Network with other small businesses. Learn tactical, applicable sales information from experts. Hold yourself and your peers accountable for your sales goals, plans, and follow through. Sales management is an integral part of your daily business success. Learn to fill your sales funnel and become accountable to drive your BEST sales performance! Apply today to be a member of this non-competitive, one per industry peer-to-peer sales accountability roundtable.

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6428




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Camden County (Session 11 of 16)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches.

Registration:

Registration required. Call MU Extension in Camden County at 573-346-2644. Maximum 12 participants. Cost: $40 for 8 week series.

Registration
deadline:

12/21/2016

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Royal Clovers 4-H Club Meeting (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Royal Clovers 4-H Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Buffalo, Missouri, Contact your local extension office for location
Buffalo MO

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. Those obtaining a private applicators license may not accept payment if spraying pesticides for someone else. The private applicators license is good for five years. During this training, participants will learn about safe handling of pesticides, proper mixing, calibration techniques, environmental ramifications of improper mixing or careless application, chemical breakdown of pesticides in the environment, what records are needed, pesticide formulations, personal protective wear and how to clean it, pesticide storage, common MO pests, and integrated pest management (IPM).

Session topic:

Missouri law requires all purchasers and users of restricted-use pesticides to attend a training session to be certified for a private applicators license. During this training, participants will learn about safe handling of pesticides, proper mixing, calibration techniques, environmental ramifications of improper mixing or careless application, chemical breakdown of pesticides in the environment, what records are needed, pesticide formulations, personal protective wear and how to clean it, pesticide storage, common MO pests, and integrated pest management (IPM).

Registration:

Please pre-register one week prior to each session Participants will be required to purchase the Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual and Handouts for $20 If you have a current manual (2007) the cost will be $5.00 for the Handouts For more information or to pre-register, contact the Hickory County MU @ 417-745-6767

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
If you have a current manual (2007) the cost will be $5.00 for the Handouts

Facilitator:

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




Clay County Extension Office closed

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

Clay County Extension Office closed

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Edythe Weber, WeberE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




2017 Grow Your Farm (Replaces: Your Farm - Your Resources - Your Business) (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Jefferson College, Students Center - Viking Room, 1000 Viking Dr, Hillsboro, MO 63050

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.

Registration:

Call 636-797-5391 to register.

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:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




The Nuts and Bolts of Farm Leases, Butler, MO

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Description:

The Nuts and Bolts of Farm Leases is a program focused on specific items of a lease, Missouri's lease laws, current cash rental trends, and options available in farm rental agreements. Pasture and cropland leases will be the primary topics, but other types of leases such as livestock-share leases may be discussed. The cost of the program is $20 per person or $30 per couple sharing materials.

Registration:

To register, call the University of Missouri Extension Center in Bates County at 660-679-4167. The registration deadline is Wednesday, February 15th.

Registration
deadline:

2/15/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Office Closed - State Holiday (Session 3 of 11)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 a.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Center
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

Office Closed - State Holiday

Session topic:

President's Day

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Sarcoxie (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
On the south side of the square
506 Center Street, Sarcoxie MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program for older adults that combats the side effects of inactivity, and improves balance, flexibility, and strength.

Session topic:

Class 12

Registration:

To register, please go to the Sarcoxie Library where they can help you get started with the paperwork.

Registration
deadline:

1/18/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
Free

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Hollister and Maker Master 4-H Meeting (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Description:

Hollister 4-H Club: Meets 3rd Monday of the month at 5:15 PM at Hollister High School Ag Building. Contact: Joseph Cooner, josephcooner@yahoo.com 4-H Maker Masters: Meets 3rd Monday of the month at 5:15 PM at Hollister High School Ag Building. Contact: Willa Williams, 417-546-4431 or williamswl@missouri.edu

Session topic:

Hollister and Maker Master 4-H Meeting

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Annual 4-H fee in Taney County is $20

Facilitator:

Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
East Central College, Business and Industry Center
42 Prairie Dell Plaza, Union MO map...

Description:

Build a solid foundation for your new business or take an existing operation to the next level. By creating an actionable business plan, you are assuring the success of your business. Let us guide you in creating a plan that can be used to execute strategy, solicit business funding or evaluate performance. Development tools and market research resources will be provided.

Session topic:

Build a solid foundation for your new business or take an existing operation to the next level. By creating an actionable business plan, you are assuring the success of your business.

Registration:

Please contact Pablo Arroyo at 636-583-5141 or arroyop@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

2/3/2017

Cost:

$59.00

Facilitator:

Pablo Arroyo, arroyop@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Franklin County
phone: 636-583-5141




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 10 of 17)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 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:

Orientation

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




Canceled: MU Extension Beef Cattle Reproduction Management Workshop

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Vernon county Fairgrounds Diner
1488 East Ashland Street, Nevada MO map...



Cooking Matters for Families Buffalo (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters for Families brings school-aged children and their families together to learn about healthy eating, planning meals as a family, and working together in the kitchen.

Session topic:

Class is an opportunity for parents and children to learn new skills and ways to work together safely in the kitchen.

Registration:

Contact Jenny Sowersby at Mallory Elementary School at 417-345-2350 Class size is limited to 8 families. Register early.

Registration
deadline:

2/17/2017

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dallas County
phone: 417-345-7551




Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Nevada

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

Training meets the requirements to be able to purchase restricted use pesticides

Registration:

Call 417-448-2560 by Feb. 15

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$12.00

Facilitator:

Patricia Miller, MillerPD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Vernon County
phone: 417-448-2560




What the 1% Most Successful Entrepreneurs Do

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
The corner of Pierce and Franklin streets. Kirksvill
315 S Franklin Street, Kirksville MO map...

Description:

According to the SBA, 50% of small businesses will fail within the first 5 years. Only 1/3 survive the first 10 years. WHY? What can we learn from those that truly succeed? Join Chad Earhart, MBA BTH, Certified Leadership Coach and Director at NRMC of Spiritual Care to find out how you can not only survive, but prevail in your business! We’ll address: • Why thinking like most business owners is wrong. • What separates great businesses from good businesses? Hint – Don’t focus on the business. • How to discover and accomplish YOUR dream for YOUR business regardless of who you are. • Asking right questions - Are you willing to learn new skills to improve yourself and your business?

Registration:

RSVP Via email to ashafer@kirksvillecity.com

Registration
deadline:

2/19/2017

Cost:

$0.00




Private Pesticide Applicator Training in Pike County- Afternoon Session

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Pike County Courthouse
115 W. Main, Bowling Green 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 Bowling Green. 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

Facilitator:

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




Private Pesticide Applicator Training in Pike County-Evening Session

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Pike County Courthouse
115 W. Main, Bowling Green 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 Bowling Green. 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

Facilitator:

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




Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes in Boonville (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cooper County MU Extension Center
510 Jackson Road, Boonville MO map...

Description:

This course is designed for help people who have diabetes or individuals who care for someone who has diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. This program will consist of six sessions each lasting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Participants will learn to plan healthful meals with balanced carbohydrates, learn more about the benefits of physical activity, discuss blood sugar highs and lows, and how to communicate more effectively with health professionals. Participants will receive a free book and weekly prizes!

Session topic:

Topics covered will include preventing or delaying complications, planning low fat meals, physical activity and exercise, dealing with stress, muscle relaxation, and action plans.

Registration:

Individuals can register by calling Melissa Cotton, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist for Cooper County at 660-827-0591 or email cottonmr@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

2/3/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Eat Smart Guidelines Trainings (Jefferson City Daycare)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Jefferson City Daycare
1002 Myrtle Avenue, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

This workshop is for 4, 1-hour trainings: Eating Well: Basic Nutrition for Kids and for You; Childhood Obesity and Missouri’s Eat Smart Guidelines; Setting the Stage for Eating Well; and Healthy Habits for Life—Teaching Nutrition to Preschoolers

Registration:

This workshop is for employees of Jefferson City Daycare.

Cost:

$0.00
Funded in part by Missouri Foundation for Health.

Facilitator:

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




Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Morgan County Extension office
100 E Newton Street Fl 4, Versailles MO map...

Description:

Farmers and ranchers who use restricted use pesticides in their operations need to have a license to purchase those products. For producers whose license is expiring or for those needing a license for the first time, Private Pesticide Applicator Training (PPAT) sessions have been scheduled.

Registration:

There is a requirement that producers must have the M87 “Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual” in their possession for the class. Producers who have a copy of the manual can bring it to the class, and they will not need to purchase a new one. Others will need to purchase the $12 manual at the class or prior to the class at the extension office.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Joni Ross Harper, rossjo@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Morgan County
phone: 573-378-5358




Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 2 of 3)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Morgan Extension Office
100 E Newton Street Fl 4, Versailles MO map...

Description:

Farmers and ranchers who use restricted use pesticides in their operations need to have a license to purchase those products. For producers whose license is expiring or for those needing a license for the first time, Private Pesticide Applicator Training (PPAT) sessions have been scheduled.

Registration:

There is a requirement that producers must have the M87 “Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual” in their possession for the class. Producers who have a copy of the manual can bring it to the class, and they will not need to purchase a new one. Others will need to purchase the $12 manual at the class or prior to the class at the extension office.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Joni Ross Harper, rossjo@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Morgan County
phone: 573-378-5358




Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 3 of 3)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Morgan County Extension office
100 E Newton Street Fl 4, Versailles MO map...

Description:

Farmers and ranchers who use restricted use pesticides in their operations need to have a license to purchase those products. For producers whose license is expiring or for those needing a license for the first time, Private Pesticide Applicator Training (PPAT) sessions have been scheduled.

Registration:

There is a requirement that producers must have the M87 “Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual” in their possession for the class. Producers who have a copy of the manual can bring it to the class, and they will not need to purchase a new one. Others will need to purchase the $12 manual at the class or prior to the class at the extension office.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Joni Ross Harper, rossjo@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Morgan County
phone: 573-378-5358




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced (Session 13 of 19)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:  
Memorial Auditorium, Classroom 3, Lower Level
500 E Locust Street, Union MO map...

Description:

This program is designed for adults who have already completed Stay Strong Stay Healthy and want to continue their strength training or adults who have been strength training regularly for at least 6 months.  Like basic Stay Strong Stay Healthy, the advanced class is a 8 week program for middle-aged and older adults.

Session topic:

Exercise

Registration:

Contact the University of Missouri Extension Office, 116 West Main, Union, MO, 63084 at 636-583-5141 to register.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




MU Extension Agriculture Connection (Session 8 of 13)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Where:  
107.7 The Lake
1225 S Highway 39, Stockton MO map...

Description:

This is a radio program that allow MU Extension Specialist in the area of Agronomy, Livestock and Ag Business to educate the public on current issue with the goal of providing listeners information to improve their agricultural operations.

Session topic:

This is a radio program that allow MU Extension Specialist in the area of Agronomy, Livestock and Ag Business to educate the public on current issue with the goal of providing listeners information to improve their agricultural operations.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cedar County
phone: 417-276-3313




Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop Series, Springfield (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Description:

An effective self-management education program for people with chronic health problems. The program specifically addresses arthritis, diabetes, lung and heart disease, but teaches skills useful for managing a variety of chronic diseases.

Registration:

Please call 417-888-6787 to register. Class is located at Mercy's Smith-Glynn-Callaway, 3231 S. National, Springfield, MO 65807.

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2017

Class size:

14

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Pamela Duitsman, duitsmanp@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




First Grade Gardening Program (Missouri Grow Well Program)

When:  Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, noon to Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, 3 p.m.

Where:  
203 Cedar Street, Hermitage MO map...

Description:

This program was developed by Hickory County MU Extension and our Master Gardeners of Hickory County. All elementary schools (First graders only) in Hickory County, with the assistance of their local FFA chapters, planted vegetable garden seed provided by the Missouri Grow Well program, to take home to start a garden.

Registration:

N/A

Registration
deadline:

2/10/2017

Class size:

200

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
N/A

Facilitator:

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




Springfield Plateau Master Naturalists monthly chapter meeting (Session 89 of 90)

When:  Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri Department of Conservation Southwest Regional Office
2630 N. Mayfair, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Monthly chapter meeting, held at the Mercy Chub O'Reilly Cancer Center, 2055 S Fremont Ave, Springfield, MO 65804. For chapter information, contact Jay Barber at (417) 895-6880.

Session topic:

Monthly meeting of the Springfield Plateau Master Naturalist chapter

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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