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    Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

    MU Extension in Saline County - Council Meeting (Session 12 of 13)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    353 S. Lafayette, Marshall MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00




    Randolph County Youth EXCEL 2017-2018 (Session 6 of 9)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    Moberly Area Community College
    101 College Street, Moberly MO map...

    Description:

    Applications are currently being accepted for the Randolph County Youth EXCEL 2017-2018 class. EXCEL is a leadership program that builds skills useful in both public service and career development, and increases knowledge about the local community. The program kicks off on the morning of Saturday, September 30, and runs through early April, meeting roughly once a month. The program is open to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

    Session topic:

    Focus on higher education and local library resources

    Registration:

    Brochure (with full schedule) and application available on the Randolph County Extension web site.

    Registration
    deadline:

    9/27/2017

    Cost:

    $50.00
    Scholarships available, see application for eligibility information.

    Facilitator:

    Letitia K. Johnson, JohnsonLK@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Boone County
    phone: 573-445-9792




    Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 2 (Session 2 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

    Description:

    Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

    Registration:

    To register, contact the Cooper County Extension Office at 660-882-5661.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/10/2018

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Northland Grandfamilies Northland Evening Support Group (Session 5 of 10)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Description:

    Raising a grandchild or other relative? Support group meetings for grandparents and other caregivers in a parenting role. Providing information and resources to support your responsibilities. Three support group opportunities.

    Registration:

    No registration necessary. Join the group of your choice.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Private Pesticide Applicator Training in Cuba (Crawford County)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    506 W Washington Blvd, Cuba MO map...

    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. 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 call Presha at the MU Extension office in Steelville at 573-775-2135 to reserve your space ahead of time. Registration is required, space is limited.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/24/2018

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Bates County 4-H Council (Session 2 of 4)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Community First Bank
    Butler MO

    Description:

    Bates County 4-H Council meeting to elect the new slate of officer for the 2017-2018 4-H year. We will also be discussing some changes at the county level. 4-H County Council is made up of 2 4-H member representatives + 1 adult representative from each club.

    Session topic:

    Update 4-H County Council members on events and needed information for the 4-H year.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Robyn Eckhoff, eckhoffr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Bates County
    phone: 660-679-4167




    2018-Randolph county crop and soil conference

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    509 W. Reed Street
    509 W. Reed Street, Moberly MO map...

    Description:

    The Randolph county crop and soil conference-2017 will have four different talk sessions. They are: 9:00-10.00 am: Weed Management in Row Crops Dr. Kevin Bradley, Professor and State Extension Weed Scientist, University of Missouri 10:00-11.00 am: Update on Drone Technology: Where Are We Today? Mr. Kent Shannon, Natural resource Engineering Specialist, University of Missouri 11:00-noon: Crop and Soil Management for Improved Soil Health Mr. David Doctorian, Acting Area Resource conservationist, USDA/NRCS Noon-1.00 pm: Lunch 1.00-2.00 pm: Nutrient Management in Row Crops Dr. Peter Scharf, Professor and State Nutrient Management Specialist, University of Missouri

    Registration:

    To pre-register, please call the Randolph county extension office at 660-269-9656 or email dhakald@missouri.edu.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/19/2018

    Class size:

    100

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Beef Quality Assurance Certification

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

    Description:

    Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers of how common sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management and environmental conditions. BQA programs have evolved to include best practices around good record keeping and protecting herd health, which can result in more profits for producers.  more...

    Registration:

    Contact Brenda Schreck, MU Extension Livestock Specialist, at the Lewis County Extension Office at 573-767-5273 or SchreckB@missouri.edu.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/8/2018

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Brenda Schreck, schreckb@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Lewis County
    phone: 573-767-5273




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1-Conway (Session 2 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    105 W Jefferson Avenue, Conway 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:

    All classes will be held at the Conway Senior Center on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30am-10:30am. Registration is required. To register, call the Laclede County Extension office at 417-532-7126.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/18/2018

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    There is no fee for this class.

    Facilitator:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Small Business Labor Issues

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

    Description:

    The Fair labor Standards Act (FSLA) and the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are federal laws that govern the wages of many of the benefits available to employees. This program will provide an overview of these laws, addressing many of the requirements that businesses face in order to comply with these important employment laws.

    Registration:

    Call 573-243-3581 to register.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/17/2018

    Cost:

    $50.00
    If register before January 17th, it is $50. If register after January 17th, it is $75.

    Facilitator:

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




    MU Extension in Saline County Council Meeting

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 6 p.m.

    Description:

    Regular County Council Meeting is held the fourth Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    CLIMB High (Session 3 of 10)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 12:45 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    UCM Campus

    Session topic:

    Education Day

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 2 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Countywide 4-H New Member Meeting (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Upper level meeting room
    684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

    Description:

    Youth and leaders who are new to 4-H, would like a refresher, or have questions are welcome to attend.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lesley Meier, meierl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
    phone: 573-243-3581




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 6 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
    3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 is a beginner level, low-impact strength training program for older adults. The class performs 8 exercises to target the large muscle groups to improve strength, balance, and flexibility.

    Registration:

    To register, contact Jamie with Freeman Advantage, or call Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/2/2018

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 6 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
    3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is an advanced, low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Classes work all major muscle groups through eight different exercises.

    Registration:

    To register, contact Jamie Gillmore with Freeman Advantage, or call Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/2/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 5 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

    Where:  
    103 Hodge Dr., Carl Junction MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 1 is a beginner, low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to increase their strength and improve their balance and flexibility. Strength training can help reduce the risk of falls in older adults and increase ability to remain independent and perform activities of daily living.

    Registration:

    To register, call Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/9/2018

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Taking Care of You (Session 1 of 8)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Located in the old William Kennedy School across from the Poplar Bluff public pool on the 3rd floor.
    614 Lindsay Avenue Ste 3, Poplar Bluff MO map...

    Description:

    Description: Taking Care of You  is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health.  Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. You will consider ways to:   Take better care of all aspects of your health — body, mind and spirit    Become more aware of the mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health    Respond versus react to the stress in your life    Discover opportunities in life’s challenges    Develop habits that can lead to a healthier you    Find ways to bring more joy into your life    Simplify your life    Live more in the moment 

    Session topic:

    First half of the Dimensions of Wellness and Mind-Body Connection

    Registration:

    Registration form (PDF) can be downloaded and printed.  The form and the $20 registration fee covers the 8 week workshop must be returned by January 22, 2018 to 614 Lindsay Ave, Poplar Bluff, MO or call 573-686-8064.  There is a maximum of 15 seats. more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/22/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

    John Fuller, fullerjc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Understanding the ABCs of USDA Programs

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Eldon Community Center
    309 East 2nd St., Eldon MO map...

    Description:

    Free January 24th workshop to help beginning farmers and ranchers, including military veterans, learn about resources offered by state and federal agencies. University of Missouri Extension sponsors the workshop. MU Extension, through a grant from the USDA Office of Advocacy and Outreach to help military veterans and socially disadvantaged persons who want to farm, offers the program to increase agribusinesses and enterprise development. “Understanding the ABCs of USDA” workshop for beginning farmers and ranchers will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 24th at the Eldon Community Center, 309 East 2nd St. Eldon, MO, said Patricia Barrett, MU Extension Ag business specialist. A session designed for military veterans will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Representatives of Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Rural Development, MU Extension, and Missouri AgrAbility Project will provide information on how to access their agency’s services. A free lunch is served. Register by January 22nd. Please contact Patricia Barrett at 573-369-2394 or barrettpr@missouri.edu. You may also register at the MU Extension Center in Miller County, 134 Second St., P.O. Box 20, Tuscumbia, MO 65082.  more...

    Registration:

    MU Extension of Miller County Phone: 573-369-2394 or E-mail: barrettpr@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/22/2018

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Miller County
    phone: 573-369-2394




    Cooking Matters for Parents (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    1005 W Worley Street, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    Are you in need of stretching your food dollars? Then, learn how to prepare healthy, delicious meals while stretching your food dollars in this FREE six-week cooking class for parents! Class begins January 24 and ends on March 7 (no class on February 14). Must commit to attend the entire course. You will get a bag of FREE groceries for one of the lesson’s recipes each week for you to prepare at home, as well as enjoy the food you and your classmates prepare. Classes feature hands on learning and group discussion with instructors.

    Registration:

    To register call Laura McCulloch at 573-874-7769 or email Laura.McCulloch@como.gov. Register early as space is limited.

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Miller County
    phone: 573-369-2394




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Missouri S&T Rolla (Session 2 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Residential Commons 2 basement
    700 University Drive, Rolla MO map...

    Description:

    This MU strength-training program can get your fitness journey (re)started, right here on campus. Participants will be guided safely by a trained instructor through warm up, eight muscle-strengthening exercises and cool down. 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. Equipment is provided. The class is targeted toward older and sedentary middle-ages adults. There are no age limits. Duration: 16 week sessions that meet twice a week.

    Registration:

    For more registration information, contact MU Extension Phelps County Office, 573-458-6260.  more...

    Cost:

    $50.00

    Facilitator:

    Patricia Barrett, barrettpr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Miller County
    phone: 573-369-2394




    SSSH level 1 Lebanon (Session 2 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Lebanon senior center
    460 W 5th Street, Lebanon 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:

    Pre-Registration Required. Contact Laclede County Extension office at 417-532-7126.

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Camden County
    phone: 573-346-2644




    Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 3 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    MU Extension Center in Cole County
    2436 Tanner Bridge Rd, Jefferson City MO map...



    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 3 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    MU Extension Center in Cole County
    2436 Tanner Bridge Rd, Jefferson City MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 is a strength training program based on research by Tufts University to help men and women increase strength, flexibility and balance. Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 program is designed to provide access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program for middle age and older adults. During each session, a set of 8 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 the MU Extension Center in Cole County at 573-634-2824.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/17/2018

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $50.00

    Facilitator:

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




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Sedalia (Session 5 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College Room 163
    3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia 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.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete a warm-up, 8 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching.

    Registration:

    Pre-Registration Required. Contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

    Registration
    deadline:

    12/29/2017

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 Sedalia 2018 (Session 5 of 17)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College Room 163
    3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    Missouri Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program.Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! During the eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.

    Session topic:

    Participants will complete a warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching.

    Registration:

    To register, contact the Pettis County Extension Office at 660-827-0591.

    Registration
    deadline:

    12/29/2017

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 2 of 18)

    When:  Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    510 Jackson Road Ste A, Boonville MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. The exercises are easy to learn, safe, and effective. You will gradually increase your strength, endurance, and improve your balance.

    Registration:

    To register for this class please call the Cooper County MU Extension Office at 660-882-5661.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/10/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

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