Reynolds County Extension Center hours
Monday -Thursday 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Closed Fridays
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The staff of the Reynolds County Extension Center is available to assist residents with research-based information on a variety of topics. If you can't find what you are looking for on our website, give us a call at 573-648-1035 or send an email to email@example.com.
Certified Master Beekeeper Program is coming to the Reynolds County Extension office, 2319 Green Street. on Saturday, October 15th, 2016 from 8a.m. to noon.
“Introduction to Bee's and Beekeeping" will focus on the principles of beekeeping. Those principles include the history of beekeeping, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationship, and essential equipment and requirements.
“We are excited to bring the Master Beekeeper program to the to Reynolds County,” said Travis Richards Council Chair of Reynolds County Extension. "With the overwhelming request for beekeeping education this couldn't came at a more wanted time for our county", said Office
Manager, Joyce Pyles.The Missouri Master Beekeeper certification program consists of six levels: Beginner Beekeeper,Apprentice Beekeeper, Journeyman Beekeeper, Junior Master Beekeeper, Master Trainer, and
Master Beekeeper. By the end of this first course, individuals will be able to help experienced beekeepers in the management of hives. Individuals must have one year of experience rearing bees and join a local beekeeping club
before taking an exam to move up to the next level. Experienced beekeepers can test up through the first two levels of the program if they have three or more years of experience. The “Basic Beekeeping for Beginners” class is for any individual interested in learning
beekeeping. There is no minimum age for the program, but children age 12 and younger may find examination questions difficult. The course costs $61 which includes a beekeeping book. Classes are taught by
experienced local beekeepers. Registration closes on October 11th. Class is limited so call early. Level One testing will be available in early October.
3-Part Series Soap-Making Workshop, hosted by the Reynolds County Extension Council. Come learn how soap-making is still something you can fit into your life today. In each class you will learn how to make a different soap as well as learn time saving methods and techniques for making soap in your own home. Date are Saturday, August 27, Saturday, September 10, and Saturday, October 8, 2016. All class begin at 2:00p.m. and end at 3:30p.m. Cost is $10.00 each class or $25.00 per person for all 3 workshops. To register for the class call the office at 573-648-1035.
2016 Grazing School, October 24, 25 and 26, 2016. Cost is $140.00 per person, $220.00 per farm couple (1 set of materials) Class is limited to 12 farms so register early. Fee must be paid in full by: October 1, 2016
AI class, date not set, min class size 10. more information to come.
If you have a class you would be interested in us holding, please call the extension office at: 573-648-1035
Council Monthly Meetings
The Reynolds County Extension Council meets the third Monday night of each month at 6:00p.m. at their new Educational Building (Old Sun Bank Building) in Centerville, MO.
Up coming Meeting:
If you would like to become a member of the Reynolds County Dream Makers you must register online at mo.4honline.com. Membership is $20 per child. Year runs Sept. 1 to Aug. 31. If you need help registering on line you must call the Iron County Extension Office for help at 573-546-7515. The Reynolds County Extension Office is not authorized to assist you. Sorry for the inconvenience.
For all information about our county club please call club leader Kelly Kniess at 573-461-2268.
The 4H group meets the second Friday of each month at the Ellington City Hall, Ellington Mo at 6:00p.m.
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