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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




Construction Business Management (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Construction Business Management is targeted to existing construction industry businesses who want to develop a plan for growing their companies. Hindsight is 20/20, so use that to create a framework and a plan to improve your business performance. In this course, you are an active participant working on your own business strategy. Facilitators are knowledgeable entrepreneur practitioners who are attuned to the issues that influence the decisions you make about your company, making the program meaningful by applying this knowledge to your business. On-going coaching enables you to access one-on-one input to continue to move your business ahead. WEEK 1: SIZING UP YOUR BUSINESS •8a Entrepreneur Speaker •Marketing Expert WEEK 2: MAKING STRATEGIC DECISIONS •Real Estate & Construction Law •Proper Estimating Techniques WEEK 3: CREATING A STRATEGIC PLAN WEEK 4: USING FINANCIAL TOOLS •QuickBooks for Contractors •Construction Lending/Banking WEEK 5: SEIZING THE MARKET •Bonding & Contracts Expertise •Aligning Financial Statements WEEK 6: BUSINESS PLAN WORK SESSION WEEK 7: MANAGING OPERATIONS FOR GROWTH •Organization & Operations Flow •Business Development Training WEEK 8: MAKING IT HAPPEN •Contracting Opportunities •Participant Presentations Available Scholarships: •Do you live or own a business in Kansas City, MO? Check out the Urban Business Growth Initiative program.  more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$645.00
If you live in or own a business in KCMO, you may be eligible for a scholarship through the Urban Business Growth Initiative.

Facilitator:

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




Construction Business Management - UBGI (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816/235-6063




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Laclede County (Session 15 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10 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.

Session topic:

Warm up exercises Eight strength exercises Cool down stretches

Registration:

To register: call MU Extension in Laclede County at 417-532-7126 Maximum: 12 participants

Registration
deadline:

12/21/2016

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Livestock Producer's Meeting (Session 2 of 2)

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

Where:  
Callaway County Extension Center-large meeting room
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO map...

Description:

Dr. Scott Brown will be presenting the Livestock Economic Outlook at the November meeting. The pot luck meal will begin at 6:00 with the presentation at 6:30. The meeting will be held at the Callaway County Extension Center. Please R.S.V.P by Wednesday, November 16 by calling the office at 573-642-0755 or emailing smithheather@missouri.edu. The meeting will be canceled if less than 10 people R.S.V.P.

Session topic:

TBA

Registration:

Please R.S.V.P by Wednesday, November 16 by calling the office at 573-642-0755 or emailing smithheather@missouri.edu. The meeting will be canceled if less than 10 people R.S.V.P.

Registration
deadline:

11/16/2016

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Heather Conrow, smithheather@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Howard County
phone: 660/248-2272




Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future (Session 4 of 4)

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

Where:  
Lockwood United Methodist Church
410 Main, Lockwood MO map...

Description:

This workshop helps simplify succession, estate and retirement planning. It covers the basic steps of each type of planning and provides case studies to help you explore issues that can arise. Information is specific to Missouri and targeted toward farm families.

Registration:

Call 417-637-2112 The Dade County Extension office is open Monday and Wednesday 8-4pm

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2017

Cost:

$130.00
for families sharing materials the initial participant will pay $130 and each family member is an additional $50 Cost covers: meals, materials, speaker expenses

Facilitator:

Douglas Scotten, scottend@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Bates County
phone: 660/679-4167




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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced: UMSL (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 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




Cooking Matters at WAFB (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




Master Gardener Core Class Series - Boone County (Session 3 of 11)

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

Where:  
Family Impact Center - Columbia
105 E Ash Street, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Trained Master Gardeners, Extension Specialists and instructors from the University of Missouri will teach the classes. Topics may include, but are not limited to: plant growth; soils; vegetables; fruit; insects; woody ornamentals, turf and landscaping.

 more...

Session topic:

Insects: Horticulture Insects

Registration:

Send payment to Boone County Extension Center, Attn: MG Course; 1012 N Hwy UU, Columbia, MO 65203. Make check payable to Boone County Extension Center. Or stop by during office hours- 8 AM to 4:30 PM. 573-445-9792 or BooneCo@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

1/31/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$140.00
$140 if paid before January 24th, otherwise $150 if paid after that.

Facilitator:

Kent Shannon, ShannonD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573/445-9792




Beef Profit Series - Dent County (Session 3 of 3)

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

Where:  
Bank of Salem Courtesy Room
Salem MO

Session topic:

Beef Record Keeping & Finances & Adding Value to Feeder Cattle

Registration:

To register for the Dent County Series, contact the Dent County Extension Office 573-729-3196.

Registration
deadline:

1/31/2017

Cost:

$50.00
$50 per Person or Farm Couple for all 3 nights OR $20 per Person or Farm Couple for 1 night.

Facilitator:

Ted C. Cunningham, cunninghamtc@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Dent County
phone: 573/729-3196




2017 Master Gardener Core Training (Session 4 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 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; Trees led by Frances Main and Cindy Garner with MDC

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




Saline County: Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
353 S. Lafayette Marshall, MO 65340, Marshall 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 call to Saline county extension office at 660-886-6908.

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Trail Blazers 4-H Meeting (Session 6 of 9)

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

Description:

Trailblazers 4-H Club: Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM at the MU Extension office in Forsyth. Contact: Lyn Wieneke, 417-598-9968 or lyn.wieneke@gmail.com for updated club information.

Session topic:

4-H Trail Blazers club meeting

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Annual 4-H fees are $20/year

Facilitator:

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




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Branson

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC
610 S 6th Street Ste 202, Branson 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 Taney County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-546-4431

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Hollister

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
10698 Historic Highway 165, Hollister 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 Taney County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-546-4431

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Chronic Disease Self-Management - Ste Genevieve (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
# 17, Ste Genevieve MO map...

Description:

eveloped by Stanford University, this free six-week program is designed to assist you in developing a self-management program to fit your needs. It is for caregivers or people living with Arthritis, Asthma, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Heart disease, Diabetes, COPD, Emphysema, and other chronic conditions. Topics include: ? Managing symptoms, stress, and fatigue ? Nutrition and exercise ? Dealing with difficult emotions ? Effective problem solving

Session topic:

Session 4

Registration:

Contact Ste. Genevieve Manor at 573- 883-2889 Ste. Genevieve Manor- Address: 787 Parkwood Dr # 17, Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670 Phone: (573) 883-2889 Tuesdays, January 31-March 7

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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




Analyzing & Managing Your Cash Flow

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

In this second class of the financial management series, we'll take a close look at where cash comes from in a small business, where it's used in day-to-day operations and how to identify and correct cash flow problems. You'll be able to identify key information on cash flow statements and be able to follow the path of cash as it travels through your company. You'll identify cash flow strategies to use in your organization. You'll become familiar with the sources and uses of cash, ratios and the most common "gobblers" of cash in any business. This isn't theory - it's practical application for real businesses - like yours! Topics include: Description of the cash flow statement Three types of cash flow Creating a cash flow statement Sources and uses of cash Identifying problems with cash flow Interpreting and controlling cash flow Understanding the difference between profit and cash Tips for improving cash flow more...

Registration
deadline:

2/21/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$109.00

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance - Maryville Feb-Mar 2017 (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
403 N Market Street, Maryville MO map...

Description:

The eight-session Matter of Balance series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships available.

Facilitator:

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




A Matter of Balance - Mound City Feb-Mar 2017 (Session 3 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
613 State Street, Mound City MO map...

Description:

The eight-session Matter of Balance series helps participants learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable. If you share these concerns and are interested in improving flexibility, balance and strength, this class is for you.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships available.

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Perryville (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 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




Excel Level 1

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...

Description:

Learn the practical uses of Microsoft Excel. Participants will be given an overview of Excel and will learn how to build, format, save, and print Excel workbooks. During this training event, participants will learn how to create basic worksheets with text, numbers, formulas, and functions. Learn to utilize ribbons, the help system and other Excel features. Find out how to insert, delete, move, and copy data. more...

Registration:

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event;jsessionid=C61AFE7596775265347CB1F891CDC82B.worker_registrant?llr=tyoi8mcab&oeidk=a07edomf29x9af7644a more...

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$124.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Robinson, robinson-l@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: (417) 625-9575




Cooking Matters for Kids Hermitage (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

Cooking Matters for Kids teaches children in 3rd through 5th grade how to prepare healthy meals and snacks and to make smart choices wherever they go – at school, at home, at the store, or out to eat.

Session topic:

Lesson focuses on eating a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables

Registration:

Register by calling Dawn at the Hickory County Health Department at 417-745-2138. Space is limited to 15 kids. Permission slip is necessary

Registration
deadline:

2/13/2017

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Become a Master Gardener Training (Session 5 of 15)

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

Where:  
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Learn by doing AND share the love of gardening -- training is the first step! Master Gardener registrants receive 45 hours of intense training and agree to give 30 hours of volunteer service in the year following training. Twenty of the volunteer hours will be working in the on-site demonstration gardens.  more...

Session topic:

Topic: Colors. Registration is closed. Call 636-970-3000 to have your named added to the interested list for Spring 2018 training.

Registration:

Call the extension center at 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. All major credit cards accepted.

Registration
deadline:

1/17/2017

Cost:

$195.00

Facilitator:

Richard Hoormann, hoormannr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636/970-3000




Pre-Game (Session 5 of 11)

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

Where:  
Sedalia
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Pre-Game is the Council Officers. They meet monthly to prepare for upcoming Council Meetings, plan events, and learn leadership. 

Registration:

Open to all 4-H County Council Officers

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nan Hutcheson, hutchesonn@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660/827-0591




Private Pesticide Applicator Training in Lewis County- Evening Session

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

Where:  
Highland High School
21504 State Hwy 6, Lewistown 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 Lewistown. 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




Master Gardener Advanced Education "Care and Maintenance of Hand and Small Power Tools for Gardeners"

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Southeast Community Center in Swope Park
4201 E. 63rd Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This workshop will cover basic safety tips and personal protective equipment, D-I-Y supplies for your tool kit, checking tools for wear and damage, rescuing and rejuvenating hand tools, fertilizer spreaders and sprayers, proper care for long tool life. The workshop will also cover ethanol fuel issues, battery tips, mowers, string trimmers, tillers, pressure washers, snow blowers and chain saws.

Registration:

Please call Sara Hill at 816-252-5051

Registration
deadline:

2/17/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00
This workshop is open to Master Gardeners and public.

Facilitator:

Lala Kumar, KumarL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816/252-5051