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Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018

Pettis County MU Extension Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
We are located in the Country Mall next to Westlake Hardware.
1012A Thompson Blvd, Sedalia MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Pettis County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county.  Meetings are open to the public.

Registration:

There is no registration required, contact the Pettis County University of Missouri Extension Office at (660)827-0591 for more information.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Brent Carpenter, carpenterb@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Pettis County
phone: 660-827-0591




Taney County Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
In basement of Presbyterian Church- go in side basement door located in side parking lot.
271 Main Street, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Taney County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county.  Meetings are open to the public.

Registration:

There is no registration required, contact the Taney County University of Missouri Extension Office at 417-546-4431 for more information.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Annual Meeting of the Atchison County MU Extension Council

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Velma Houts Fair Building
201 E US Highway 136, Rock Port MO map...

Description:

The annual meeting of the Atchison County MU Extension council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660-744-6231




FastTrac New Venture (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

Do you dream of owning your own business, and are you ready to take the deep dive into business feasibility planning? 

The FastTrac® NewVenture™ program helps aspiring entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business idea, exploring the feasibility of their new venture and learning how to develop a viable business plan. This “gold standard” business plan development program is fast-paced, interactive and energizing. 

Participants develop their business plan through group activities and coaching from professional business counselors. The workbook has step-by-step activities and in-depth information. FastTrac® participants also have access to business plan and financial templates online. Participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business venture throughout the program. 

Registration:

Scholarships may be available for Dislocated Workers or those that live or own a business in Kansas City, MO.

 more...

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$649.00

Facilitator:

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




FastTrac New Venture - UBGI (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Description:

Do you dream of owning your own business, and are you ready to take the deep dive into business feasibility planning? 

The FastTrac® NewVenture™ program helps aspiring entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business idea, exploring the feasibility of their new venture and learning how to develop a viable business plan. This “gold standard” business plan development program is fast-paced, interactive and energizing. 

Participants develop their business plan through group activities and coaching from professional business counselors. The workbook has step-by-step activities and in-depth information. FastTrac® participants also have access to business plan and financial templates online. Participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business venture throughout the program. 

Registration:

Scholarships may be available for Dislocated Workers or those that live or own a business in Kansas City, MO.

 more...

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

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




Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meetings (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Clay County 4-H Council (Session 5 of 7)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
1901 N.E. 48th Street,Clay County Annex, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Bimonthly meeting to discuss Clay County 4-H Business, planning, events etc. Open to all 4-Her's, but voting representatives from each club as well as officers are expected to attend.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Morefield, morefieldsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Focus on Kids-Clinton

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Room 16 in the Basement of the Henry County Courthouse
100 W Franklin Street, Clinton MO map...

Description:

An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Henry County at 660-885-5556.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Focus on Kids-Harrisonville

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
201 W Wall Street, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Cass County at 816-380-8460.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Cooking Matters for Families in Boonville (Session 5 of 7)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Immanuel Lutheran Church
1001 Immanuel Drive, Boonville MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters for Parents is a hands on cooking program that was developed to teach parents of young children how to prepare and eat a healthy, affordable, and delicious diet. Topics covered include: - cooking tips and techniques - tips for proper food safety, storage, and sanitation - nutrition information to keep your family healthy - budgeting information - tips to get your family to try new foods - shopping healthfully on a limited budget

Session topic:

Participants will receive information on important nutrition topics, cook a meal together, and enjoy eating and discussing the key points of the class.

Registration:

Melissa Cotton 660-827-0891 cottonmr@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

1/3/2018

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced -- Union at Zion UCC (Session 7 of 16)

When:  Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, 9 a.m. to Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, 10 p.m.

Where:  
115 S Washington Avenue, 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.

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:

$45.00

Facilitator:

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




Start Up - Other (Session 9 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
29868 MO-5, Tipton MO map...

Description:

When you enroll in LaunchU, you receive the following:

  • Instruction from a certified facilitator
  • Feedback in small group activities
  • Insight from local experts
  • LaunchU startup handbook
  • Access to a LivePlan cloud-based business planning software
  • Access to market research data from SFCC's SBTDC
  • Support from a network of coaches and peers

At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have ...

  • Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan
  • Perfected your business pitch
  • Determined if business concept is workable
  • Saved time and money
  • Completed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges

Registration:

Contact Kelly Asbury 660-596-7350 to apply!

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$250.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
State Fair Community College SBTDC (SFCC SBTDC) - 74011
phone: 660-596-7350




4-H Council Meeting (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar MO

Session topic:

Barton County 4-H council meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Building a Sustainable Rural Business (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cape Girardeau County Extension Office
684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

This series will cover the unique basics of starting a rural business in Missouri. We will talk about what's important to the entrepreneur, rural business history and opportunities, business structure, business planning and how to get started.

Registration:

Call 573-243-3581

Registration
deadline:

1/2/2018

Cost:

$100.00
If register before 12/31/17, the fee is $100. If register after that date the fee is $150.

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




Understanding Financial Statements

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong Stay Healthy - Independence (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Noland Road Baptist Church
4505 S Noland Road, Independence MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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.

Registration:

Contact Denise Sullivan at the University of Missouri-Jackson County Extension office at 816-482-5850.

Registration
deadline:

1/4/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 9 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to increase strength and improve balance and flexibility. Strength training helps reduce the risk of falls and increases ability to remain independent and perform activities of daily living.

Registration:

To register call Lindsey at the Barton County Extension Center at 417-682-3579

Registration
deadline:

1/3/2018

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

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




Focus on Kids - Livingston County (43rd Circuit)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
1601 Bryan Street, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts. 

Registration:

Pre-registration required prior to the class.

To register contact:
Barbara Applebury or Jessica Trussell
Livingston County Extension Office
660-646-0811

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Show Me Better Health (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
On the East side of College Avenue between Broadway and University Ave.
304 S College Avenue, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Do you or someone you care for have diabetes, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, or any other ongoing health condition? Then, attend the upcoming Show Me Better Health program offered by the University of Missouri Extension in Boone County. Through this FREE workshop, you will learn skills to help you: plan exercise and nutrition, manage pain, increase energy, make treatment decisions, and much more. Participants receive the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book and a Relaxation for the Mind and Body CD.

Registration:

Contact office@campuslutheran.org or 573-442-5942. Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan Samson, samsonm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573-445-9792




Annie's Project - Crawford County (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Peoples Bank Annex
408 W. Washington Street, Cuba MO map...

Description:

Six week program for rural and farm women. Designed to empower them to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information. 

Registration:

Remit $75 check made out to Washington County Extension Council with registration information. If questions, please contact Washington County Extension Office at 573-438-2671 or 113 N. Missouri Street Suite A, Potosi, MO 63664

Registration
deadline:

1/30/2018

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Rachel Hopkins, hopkinsrm@umsystem.edu
MU Extension in Washington County
phone: 573-438-2671




Dade Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
NE corner of square
2 N Main Street, Greenfield MO map...

Description:

This training provides producers of agriculture commodities with training and a license to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on their own operation.

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Jill Scheidt, scheidtjk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 1 of 7)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cole County Extension Office
2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City 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. Due to the new regulations, this training will not qualify you for the use of Dicamba. You must attend one of the statewide training sessions specific to Dicamba.

Session topic:

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Cost:

$0.00
M87 “Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual” required for class. If you don't have this manual it can be purchased for $12 at the class.

Facilitator:

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




Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 2 of 7)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Cole County Extension Center
2436 Tanner Bridge Road, Jefferson City 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. Due to the new regulations, this training will not qualify you for the use of Dicamba. You must attend one of the statewide training sessions specific to Dicamba.

Session topic:

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Cost:

$0.00
M87 “Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual” required for class. If you don't have this manual it can be purchased for $12 at the class.

Facilitator:

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




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
106 E 3rd St., Shelbyville MO map...

Description:

Attend this training to obtain certification or re-certification to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on your farm.

Registration:

Pre-registration not required.

Cost:

$12.00
Private Applicators are required to have one copy of the training and safety manual per farm. Bring your farm copy with you to the training to re-certify at no cost, or purchase a new manual at the training ($12).

Facilitator:

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




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
106 E 3rd St., Shelbyville MO map...

Description:

Attend this training to obtain certification or re-certification to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on your farm.

Registration:

Pre-registration not required.

Cost:

$0.00
Private Applicators are required to have one copy of the training and safety manual per farm. Bring your farm copy with you to the training, or purchase a new manual at the training ($12).

Facilitator:

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




Food for Thought

When:  Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
401 Hardesty Street, Camden Point MO map...

Description:

In this session, we explore the connection of diet and brain health, and discuss some key nutrients found in foods that are important to brain health. The session also reviews types of dementia, causes and other strategies that protect the brain.

Registration:

Register through Mid-Continent Public Library. more...

Registration
deadline:

2/2/2018

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
phone: 816-482-5850




Andrew County Ag Update

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Clasbey Building
500 East Duncan, Savannah MO map...

Description:

Private pesticide applicator training will focus on the use of dicamba resistant soybean technology. The new dicamba formulations are restricted use and so require a private applicator license. A training manual is required for licensing. If you have an old manual, please bring it to the meeting. All meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. Following applicator training, the University of Missouri Agricultural Extension staff will present “Tips to Reduce Input Costs without Reducing Yield,” “Dicamba Injury and Insurance” and “Minerals and Vitamins for beef cattle: meeting requirements without breaking the bank.”

Cost:

$12.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Flanary, flanaryw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Holt County
phone: 660-446-3724




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Saline County Fairgrounds Multipurpose Building
2702 S Lexington Ave, Marshall MO map...

Description:

If you engage in the application of a restricted-use pesticide for the purposes of producing an agricultural commodity on property you or your employer owns, or rent without compensation other than trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities you are considered a private applicator. For more information on pesticide application requirements please refer to the Missouri Pesticide Use Act. The Private Pesticide Applicator Program reaches into each of Missouri's 114 counties to train farmers and landowners who produce an agricultural commodity on the safe and proper use of pesticides. Private applicator training is available through local extension offices. To view more info from your local extension office, choose a location from the drop down list below. Please bring your old manual if you have one. If not, there will be a mandatory $12 fee for a new manual. State regulations require a manual for each farming operation.

Registration:

Please call 660-886-6908 to register

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Dorrian Browning, browningdo@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Saline County
phone: 660-886-6908




Beginning Farmers "Building It from the Ground Up Program" (Bolivar, MO) (Session 4 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Fair Grounds 4 H Building
4560 S 100th Rd, Bolivar 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 30-75 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! Each program will consist of two or three segments, running approximately 45-90 minutes, with a break in between allowing for questions and refreshments. You may attend only the evenings you want or sign up to attend the entire program. The choice is yours.

Session topic:

Session #4 Equipment needed on the farm: Holding pens, working facilities, hay feeding facilities, fencing, electric fencing, waterers, shade, etc. (Building the Farmstead part 2)

Registration:

Hickory County MU Extension Office, 203 Cedar St., Hermitage MO, 65757 For additional information contact: Terry Halleran @ Hickory County MU Extension Office at 417-745-6767 Classes will run from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Individuals wanting to attend any of the programs may do so for $10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night. If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

Registration
deadline:

1/10/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
$10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 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