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Upcoming workshops and classes

For information on upcoming classes contact 573-686-8064.


Pesticide Applicator Training 

A grower can obtain a Private Applicator License by scheduling training through the University of Missouri Extension Center by call 573-686-8064 to arrange a time.  Training runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment.

Alzheimer's 101 

Alzheimer's 101 is a 1 hour session that talks about what is dementia and what is Alzheimer.  The class list and explains the 10 signs and symptoms of dementia.  You will learn what to do if you feel you may exhibit one or more signs.  What are the benefits of early detection.  Finally, what you can do to improve your brain health.  For more information contact us at the University of Missouri Extension Center by call 573-686-8064.  Training runs from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm every 4th Thursday of the month.  You must call to reserve a spot for the class.  There is a $10 registration fee for the program.

Cost: $10

Boost Your Brain and Memory

Description: The class uses a whole-person approach that helps you form new habits to live a healthier lifestyle, remember things better, be more organized, pay closer attention and regulate your emotions. Each participant will receive a workbook including memory exercises, tips on nutrition and exercise, and summaries of evidence-based research on brain health. Developed by Mather's Life Institute.  The next class is scheduled for June 18, 2019 from 11 am - 1 pm or 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.  It is 4 - 2 hour sessions.  You can register by calling our office at 573-686-8064 or filling out the registration form, follow the link below, and returning it to our office with the registration fee. June 14 is the registration deadline for the class, a minimum of 10 people will be required for the course.

Cost: $40

Registration form

So, what is an Extension Council and how can you get involved?

County extension councils

In all 114 Missouri counties, an MU county extension council, of elected and appointed citizens, guides local educational programming. County council members are partners in the entire educational process, from needs assessment through program implementation and evaluation of outcomes. To get involved in Butler County contact the office at 573-686-8064.


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