MU Extension events calendar
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014
Johnson County Livestock Activities (Session 26 of 30)
When: Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, 8 a.m. to noon
Johnson County Fairgrounds
Johnson County large animal livestock shows (beef, sheep, swine, dairy, lead line, goat, horse, auction, carcass contest,jackpot show); weigh-ins for beef, sheep, goats, and swine; and committee meetings. Also includes the small animal committee meetings and small animal shows (rabbit, poultry, dog, cat, buck calf).
Small Animal Clinic
To participate in the livestock shows 4-H and FFA members must complete pre-registration form by July 1 for the Johnson County fair.
MU Extension "Farm Page of the Air" radio program (Session 203 of 240)
When: Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, 9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Radio station KWTO
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.
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training
When: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, 9 a.m. to Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, noon
Ste. Genevieve County Health Department, lower level (rear of the building)
115 Basler drive, Ste. Genevieve MO map...
A Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will be held in February that is open to all interested adults and teens. Through this program you'll learn about emergency preparedness and basic disaster response skills, such as how to operate a fire extinguisher, light search and rescue, emergency medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help.
The three-day program will be held Feb. 4, 9:00 to 3:00; Feb. 11, 9;00 to 3:00, and Feb. 18, 9:00 to noon (this final day is a disaster simulation exercise).
Call the Ste. Genevieve County Health Department, (573) 883-7411.
Health Insurance Education Initiative- Bates County
When: Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W. Nursery, Butler MO map...
Health Insurance Education programs provide individuals and families with resources and skills needed to make informed health insurance decisions.
call Bates County University of Missouri Extension at 660-679-4167
Southeast 4-H Regional Energizer
When: Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
4035 State Hwy. 77, Benton MO map...
The Southeast 4-H Regional Energizer gives 4-H members ages 8-18 the opportunity to meet other 4-Her's in the Southeast Region and have fun!
There will be workshops for ages 8-12 about Poison Look-A-Like and Bubbles while ages 13-18 will have Food for Thought and Marketing 4-H workshops. There will be presentations about robotics and Heifer Ranch as well. Dinner is provided and the night will end with a dance and movie starting at 7:00 pm.
All profits from this event will go to Kids Helping Kids.
Contact Bridget Schumer, Southeast Regional Representative, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Forms required are the State 4-H Youth Health Form and Southeast Regional Energizer Form found at http://extension.missouri.edu/capegirardeau/4H.aspx.
Forms and Fees need to be sent to: Cape Girardeau County Extension Office, P.O. Box 408, Jackson, MO 63755
Checks need to be made out to Cape Girardeau County 4-H Council
Hatching Chicks-Embryology (Session 1 of 6)
When: Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, 2:30 p.m. to Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
The program is a way to get a hands on learning experience in your educational setting. You will be given an incubator, supplies, and live eggs and you will be responsible for hatching them out and their first few days of life.
Gives a hands on learning experience in the educational setting.
Contact the extension office