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Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Fall into Gardening

When:  Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
St. Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Rd., St. Peters MO map...

Description:

A seminar to get the "dirt" on gardening. Three, one-hour sessions plus demonstrations held between sessions. Choose one topic from each session. Session 1: Improving Soil, Bulbs and Perennials for Spring Color, Help for Your Lawn; Session 2: Building Raised Beds, Pest Management, Native Trees and Shrubs; Session 3: Extending the Vegetable Growing Season, Attracting and Keeping Birds in Your Yard, Building Lasagna Beds. Visit the website to see topic descriptions. more...

Session topic:

8:00 to 8:45 a.m. check in to receive materials and garden tours; 9:00 to 1:30 p.m. classes plus garden tours and demonstrations between sessions

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000. Visa, Master Card or Discover accepted.

Registration
deadline:

9/25/2013

Cost:

$20.00
$25 at-the-door, availability may be limited

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000




Walnut Festival

When:  Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
On the square in Alton
Alton MO

Description:

2013 Walnut Festival- 4-H youth will have games and activities for the public to participate in. They will have a booth on the square during the Walnut Festival event on Saturday.

Session topic:

4-H youth will have a booth at Walnut Festival and assist children and others while engaging in games.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Scott Greer, greers@missouri.edu
Oregon County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/778-7490




Master Gardener Advanced Training Be an " Informed Gardener"

When:  Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road, KCMO, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Speaker Linda Chalker-Scott Ph.D. Washington State University. Linda is the author of The Informed Gardener and her talk will cover sustainable landscapes and how plants survive in urban settings.

Registration:

Open to Master Gardeners and Public.
Please visit:www.mggkc.org for registration more...

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$45.00




Teens Caring for Kids - Bethany

When:  Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
South Harrison Elementary School Gym
3400 Bulldog Ave, Bethany MO map...

Registration:

Registration due September 27th, 2013.

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Core Course (Session 8 of 12)

When:  Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
North Jefferson City Cedar City Room

810 Sandstone , Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Since 1997 the University of Missouri Extension has trained volunteers for the Missouri Master Gardener program. After completing the Core Course, Master Gardeners advise and train communities on gardening and environmental horticulture, and participate in various educational service projects. The Master Gardener program is instrumental in building strong communities in our region.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and taking an additional 6 hours of continued horticultural education.

Anyone interested in becoming a Missouri Master Gardener can apply to take the fall 2013 core course. The course will begin with an orientation on Thursday, August 22 at the Pulaski County Courthouse 301 Historic 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583. Some refreshments will be provided.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and 6 hours of learning through continuing horticultural education.

Anyone interested in becoming a Master Gardener can apply to take the fall 2013 core course. The course will start with an orientation on Thursday, August 22 from 6-9:30 pm and thereafter will run once a week from September 5 through October 24, 2013 at the Pulaski County Courthouse 301 Historic 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583. Claases will be held on Thursday evenings from 6-9:30pm and two field trips will be held on Saturday September 7, and October 5 from 9am-5pm.Some refreshments will be provided.

Session topic:

Field Trip, Jefferson City
Class: Vegetable Gardening. Speaker: Blanche Kelly,Lincoln MG
Class: Fruit Production. Speaker: James Quinn, Extension Horticulture Specialist

Registration:

The complete course fee is $125. The optional Master Gardener Core Manual is available for purchase for an additional $30. All core manual materials are available for download online at no charge. A limited amount of partial scholarships are available. The registration deadline is August 9, 2013. Registrations may be submitted now with a $25 deposit with all fees due by August 9th.

Members of the general public not interested in becoming an active master gardener may audit individual classes of interest. The fee for auditing a Thursday night class is $15 and the fee for auditing a field trip is $35 (includes a box lunch).

For more details, email or call Carrie Williamson or visit the group on Facebook. To register for the training or to audit classes, complete a registration form and send it to the Pulaski County Extension Center. Copies of the trainee and auditing registration forms are available at the Pulaski County Extension Center and online at http://extension.missouri.edu/pulaski .

Contact: Carrie Williamson, Pulaski County Master Gardener
Phone: (573) 855-0128
Email: mopcmg@gmail.com
Facebook: Pulaski County, MO Master Gardeners
 more...

Registration
deadline:

8/9/2013

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$125.00
$30.00 Optional Master Gardener Core Course Manual.

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




2013 Extension Booth at Farm Fest in Springfield (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, 9 a.m. to Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Ozark Empire Fairgrounds
Springfield MO

Session topic:

Agricultural Extension specialists will provide information and advice to producers on pasture weed control, livestock branding and theft, baleage and bale rings, 4-H mini-steer feedout, and upcoming livestock and forage related events in the Ozarks.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Eldon Cole, ColeE@missouri.edu
Lawrence County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 466-3102




Master Gardener Core Course (Session 6 of 8)

When:  Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
North Jefferson CIty Cedar City Room
810 Sandstone , Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

The University of Missouri Extension has trained volunteers for the Missouri Master Gardener program since 1983. After completing the Core Course, Master Gardeners advise and train communities on gardening and environmental horticulture, and participate in various educational service projects. The volunteer based, not-for-profit Master Gardener program is instrumental in building strong communities in our region.

Participants will become certified as Master Gardeners after taking the 30-plus hour training course and fulfilling the first year’s 30 hour garden education related volunteer requirement. Every subsequent year, certification is maintained through the completion of at least 20 hours of volunteer time on projects and taking an additional 6 hours of continued horticultural education.

Session topic:

Field Trip, Jefferson City:
Vegetable Gardening: Blanche Kelly,Lincoln MG.
Fruit Production: James Quinn, Extension Horticulture Specialist

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824




MU Extension "Farm Page of the Air" radio program (Session 184 of 211)

When:  Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

Where:  
Radio station KWTO
Springfield MO

Description:

This radio program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Morris Westfall conducts the interview with Patrick Byers, MU Extension-Greene County regional horticulture specialist. The program airs several times on Saturday and Sunday on radio stations KWTO, KTXR, and KBFL.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Chicken BBQ

When:  Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Vernon County Youth Fairgrounds
Nevada MO

Description:

Youth and adults work together to promote the annual chicken BBQ. This events funds the activities of the Vernon County 4-H program.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Christine Mosbrucker, mosbruckerc@missouri.edu
Boone County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/445-9792




Events & Workshops (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, 6 p.m. to Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Lexington MO

Description:

Events and workshops held or participated in by the Community Arts Pilot Project.

Session topic:

Organized the annual art show and other art-related events at Apples, Arts, and Antiques Festival

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mark Porth, PorthM@umsystem.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/885-5556