MU Extension events calendar
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013
Low Cost, No Cost Energy Savers (Session 7 of 12)
When: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
OACAC Greene County Neighborhood Center
560 N Stewart Ave, Springfield MO map...
Low Cost, No Cost Energy Savers helps participants identify home weatherization issues and wasteful home energy consumption, while offering inexpensive solutions that they can pursue immediately. Emphasis is placed on determining the aspects that the can have the greatest impact for the least investment and effort. Participants that make these 'do-it-yourself' improvements and adopt the suggested energy saving techniques can save from $20 to $50 per month on their utility bills.
This is a Life Skills program offering for OACAC clients. In this session, MU Extension handouts, presentation and demonstrations are combined with two video segments from the film "Kilowatt Ours" to teach weatherization and home energy conservation.
This Low Cost, No Cost Energy Savers Life-Skills program is limited to OACAC clients.
From Hoof to Hay Short Course (Session 2 of 3)
When: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Good Samaritans Boys Ranch
Jim D. Morris Building
5549 Missouri 13
Facility is located approximately one mile south of Brighton, east of hwy 13
Owning horses can be challenging- from selecting the most suitable breed to proper nutritional health and grazing management. This 3-night equine short course is an educational series designed for the beginner horse enthusiast or as a refresher course for the intermediate horse owner. This course will cover many aspects of horse ownership and will address the following questions:
* What breed of horse is most suited to my endeavors?
* What can I do to better manage my pastures and control weeds?
* What types of forages are best for my horse?
* How do I properly care for my horses hooves and meet her nutritional needs?
* What type of facilities do I need and how can I improve what I currently have?
* How can I improve safety while working with my horse?
* Can I afford to own a horse and is there ways to reduce ownership expenses?
Evening topics include:
Costs of Owning a Horse
Facilities and Equipment
Selection and Safety
Forage and Grazing Management
Registration forms may be obtained from your local MU Extension office.
$60 per pair. Each individual or couple will receive one notebook.