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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

Good Agriculture Practices Workshop

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Truman State University Farm
Boundary Street, Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Learn what it takes to have your farm GAP certified and the benefits of having a farm safety plan.

Session topic:

Take this opportunity to learn about GAP and get your questions answered by a USDA GAP audit inspector. We will also highlight the marketing benefits that GAP offers and get a buyer’s perspective from some large prodcuce buyers in Kirksville.

Registration:

Call 660-665-9866 to register or email schutterjl@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

2/14/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
Adair County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 665-9866




PPAT offered by Benedict (Session 3 of 7)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
First Methodist Church
111 S. Market St. , Gallatin MO map...

Description:

Annually, private pesticide applicators are able to obtain or renew their licenses by attending a training provided by University of Missouri Extension specialists. The training is free, however attendees are required to have a Pesticide Core Manual. If you already have a manual, please bring it to the training. If you do not have a Core Manual, they will be available for purchase for $12 at the time of the meeting. Information will also be offered concerning Water Quality Improvement Through the Proper Use of Pesticicdes.

Session topic:

Daviess County Ag-update will include Agronomic, Livestock, and Ag-Economics information. It has been rescheduled due to snow.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Heather Benedict, benedicth@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/425-6434




Canceled: Understanding Good Ag Practices

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Stoddard County NRCS office

18450 Ridgeview Lane, Dexter MO map...



Character Critters-Appleton City-Elementary School (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Appleton City Elementary School
Appleton City MO

Description:

Character Education for Pre-school and kindergarten

Session topic:

Roy the Responsible Rabbitt

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




FastTrac® - Listening To Your Business&tm;

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

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

Description:

Where do you want your business to be in 3 years? If you don’t know where you are going how can you make plans to get there? Do you currently spend more time working IN the business rather than ON the business? Here is your chance to think about the future - to think strategically. This is a hands-on workshop was developed by the Kauffman Foundation. The workshop provides business owners and managers the critical evaluation tools and action steps they need to reach their vision. Don’t get so caught up in your companys daily operations that you don’t fulfill your leadership responsibilities to prepare for the future. Register for this program and Measure, Manage, and Succeed for $200!  more...

Registration:

Call the Cole County Extension Center at 573-634-2824 to register

Cost:

$110.00

Facilitator:

Chris V. Thompson, ThompsonCV@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 634-2824




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 9 AM (Session 6 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Class 5 Exercise

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Introduction to Quick Books for Farms and Agribusinesses - Maryville (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to midnight

Where:  
1515 S Munn Ave, Maryville MO map...

Description:

Good business records can be an important source of information when analyzing your farm or business. Learning to develop good records can help you keep your business on the right track. In addition, good records will make filing income and sales taxes and other government reports easier.
We are offering a series of five classes to help you set up and use computer technology as an effective tool in your home or business accounting. The total time commitment for all five class sessions is 15 hours, but the knowledge gained will probably save you many hours later. It is strongly recommended that all participants already have basic computer operation skills.

Registration:

Register with Northwest Technical School by calling 660-582-8311 more...

Registration
deadline:

2/7/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Randa Doty, dotyr@missouri.edu
Nodaway County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/582-8101




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Bethany, Jan-Mar 2014 (Session 5 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Harrison County Extension Center
1505 Main St, Court House Basement, Bethany MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an ten-week strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program’s goal is to improve health and quality of life. The class will meet once a week.

We will incorporate warm-up exercises; simple strengthening exercises, with or without weights; and cool down stretches. Weights are provided for the class. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring water bottle and towel.

Registration:

Call Janet at the Harrison County Extension office 660-425-6434 to register.

Registration
deadline:

1/15/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Scholarships are available.

Facilitator:

Janet M. Hackert, HackertJ@missouri.edu
Harrison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 425-6434




Building Strong Families

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
The workshop will be held at the Dallas County OACAC Office in Buffalo
Buffalo MO

Description:

University of Missouri Extension’s Building Strong Families Program for child care providers. Helps individuals find their strengths, build on those strengths, and learn skills to improve relationships and increase communication.

Session topic:

the three hour session will focus on building strong family relationships

Registration:

Register by contacting the Dallas County Ozarks Area Community Action Agency

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Pesticides and Water Quality in Jackson County

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Jackson County Extension Center
1106 West Main, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

Ag producers needing to obtain or renew their private pesticide applicator license for purchase of restricted-use pesticides can attend the Private Pesticide Applicator Training being offered in Blue Springs. This license is valid for five years and participants must be 18 or older to receive the license. Training will be given on safe and proper use of agricultural pesticides.

Registration:

Contact the Jackson County Extension Center at (816) 252-5051 to reserve a seat, make accommodations due to a disability, or for more information.

Cost:

$12.00
Each household/family must own a Private Pesticide Applicator's Reference Manual (M87) to receive certification. The cost of the manual is $12. If you or an immediate family member already has a copy of the Reference Manual (2007 edition), please bring it to the training to waive the fee.

Facilitator:

Wyatt Miller, millerww@missouri.edu
Ray County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/776-6961




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy. Advanced (Session 5 of 19)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W. Nursery, Butler MO map...

Description:

Participants complete a series of 2 sets of 12 strength training exercises. Pre and post assessments to assess flexibility and balance will be conducted.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a series of 2 sets of 12 strength training exercises.

Registration:

Call Bates County Extension at 660-679-4167

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/679-4167




Character Critters-Appleton City Head Start (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Appleton City Head Start
Appleton City MO

Description:

Character Education for Pre-school and kindergarten

Session topic:

Roy the Responsible Rabbit

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Character Critters-Nevada Head Start (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Nevada Head Start
Nevada MO

Description:

Character Education for pre-school

Session topic:

Roy the Responsibile Rabbit

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Focus on Kids - Phelps

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Phelps County Extension Office
200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Session topic:

The purpose of Focus on Kids is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after separation and divorce.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the Phelps County Extension Office at (573)458-6260.

Registration
deadline:

2/19/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Chantae H. Alfred, alfredc@missouri.edu
Phelps County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/458-6260




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Union- Zion UCC - 10:15 AM (Session 6 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where:  
Zion United Church of Christ
115 South Washington Avenue
Union, Missouri 63084
115 S Washington Ave, Union MO map...

Description:

A ten-week strengh training program to improve strength, flexiblity and balance in adults age 45 and older. more...

Session topic:

Class 5 Exercise

Registration:

Franklin County MU Extension Center
116 West Main Street
Union, MO 63084
Phone: (636) 583-5141 more...

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
$15 refund if complete pre- and post-evaluation and attend all sessions

Facilitator:

Mary Schroepfer, SchroepferM@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 169 of 207)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. The KOLR10 meteorologist and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Vegetable Planting Calendar

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 4 of 39)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy and effective exercise class, integrating the mind and body, that improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance. The class is based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.

Registration:

816-942-0994

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Character Critters-Rich Hill Head Start (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Rich Hill Head Start
Rich Hill MO

Description:

Character Education for Pre-school

Session topic:

Roy the Responsible Rabbit

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Developing Youth Leadership and Citizenship to Enhance Community Viability - School Enrichment (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Middle School
Clinton Street, Clinton MO map...

Description:

Puppet Power middle school puppetry program performs character education skits in elementary class rooms.

Session topic:

Puppet Power performances in elementary classrooms.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Bates (Session 6 of 20)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Bates County Memorial Hospital
615 W. Nursery, Butler MO map...

Description:

A series of eight strengthening exercises will be completed in each class with a warm-up and cool down period. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to gain strength, flexibility and balance.

Session topic:

Participants will complete a warm-up, 2 sets each of 8 strength training exercises, and a cool down.

Registration:

call Bates County Extension at 660-679-4167

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00

Facilitator:

Tamara Roberts, robertstt@missouri.edu
Bates County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/679-4167




Stay Strong. Stay Healthy - University of Missouri St. Louis (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Session #5

Registration
deadline:

1/16/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Mary Wissmann, MS, RD, LD, WissmannM@missouri.edu
phone: 314/400-7287




CLIMB High (Session 7 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
WAFB

Session topic:

Whiteman Air Force Base Day

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Peters (Session 4 of 11)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

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

Description:

A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The program's goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions improve strength and balance and include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches. There are ten weeks of exercise sessions plus an orientation and pre-assessment session. The program concludes with a post-assessment during the last session.

Session topic:

Exercise

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA Master Card and Discover accepted.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Participants who attend all sessions and complete pre- and post-assessments will receive a $20 refund.

Facilitator:

Linda Rellergert, RellergertL@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Jasper County Master Gardener Level I training (Session 2 of 14)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Jasper County Central Annex
105 Lincoln, Carthage MO map...

Description:

The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri. Those trained through the program volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening. To become trained as a Master Gardener, an individual must attend a 30 hour Core Course Training. Then the Master Gardener trainee is required to give 30 hours of volunteer service back in approved University of Missouri Extension activities. A large percentage of volunteer hours is dedicated to providing assistance with the heavy workload of horticulture questions in county Extension offices. Through activities such as Extension hot lines, workshops, speakers bureaus, garden show booths and demonstration projects, Master Gardeners provide gardening information to thousands of Missourians each year.

Session topic:

Home Lawn and Turf

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County Extension Center for an application and registration information.

Registration
deadline:

2/5/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Ozark Gateway Master Gardeners are providing scholarships to pay part of the fee. See application for details.

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Canceled: Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Mizzou Center
1600 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs MO map...



Winning Government Contracts: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri State University
Robert W. Plaster Center for Free Enterprise and Business Development
405 N Jefferson Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. The Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Center (MO PTAC) host a bi-monthly seminar on how to get started in the government contracting arena including federal, state and local government registrations and certifications. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.

The Missouri PTAC seminar is available to Missouri based businesses the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Instructor: David Jerome

Session topic:

This introductory 3-hour seminar is an overview of the critical first steps associated with winning government contracts. Contracting issues covered include federal, state and local government registrations and certifications.

Registration:

Please call David Jerome at 816 655 6229

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Check or cash at the seminar

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 4 of 39)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Basic Parenting (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Pike County Courthouse Annex
210 W. main St., Bowling Green MO map...

Description:

Two sessions.

Session topic:

Caring for Our Kids parenting classes

Registration:

Must register and pay $35 fee at Pike County Extension Office in Bowling Green by February 3 at 2:00 PM. Call 573-324-5464

Registration
deadline:

1/27/2014

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 1 (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 320, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

February 18 (Tuesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 1)

February 20 (Thursday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 2)

Learn the practical uses of Microsoft Excel 2010. Participants will be given an overview of Excel and will learn how to build, format, save, and print Excel workbooks. During the workshop, participants will learn how to create basic worksheets with text, numbers, formulas, and functions. Learn to utilize ribbons, the help system and other Excel features. Find out how to insert, delete, move, and copy data. more...

Session topic:

Day 2

Cost:

$95.00

Facilitator:

Karen Bradshaw, bradshaw-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9520




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.

Where:  
Various

Description:

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.

Session topic:

Gives a hands on learning experience in the educational setting.

Registration:

Contact the extension office

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Brittany Nieder, NiederB@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/380-8460




Walking/Driving Tour Committee Meetings (Session 8 of 9)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Description:

Meetings with the Walking/Driving Tour Committee

Session topic:

Meeting to discuss the edits to the scripts for the audio portion of the Walking/Driving Tour, launch event ideas, marketing of tours

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Private Applicator Training - Pesticides and Water Quality (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Monroe County Extension office in Paris
208 North Main, Paris MO map...

Description:

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification is required to purchase restricted use pesticides. Attend this training to obtain or renew Private Pesticide Applicator Certification. This training session will also address pesticides and water quality. Farms not already in possession of the Missouri Private Pesticide Applicator Training Manual must purchase one at the training to receive certification.

Registration:

Registration is not required.

Cost:

$12.00
The $12 fee is required for the purchase of the Missouri Private Pesticide Applicator Manual. If your farm already owns a copy of the Missouri Private Pesticide Applicator Manual (M87) bring it to the training to avoid the fee.

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
Shelby County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/633-2640




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Book view Apartments in Montgomery City, MO
600 West 5th St., Mongomery City MO map...

Description:

A 6 session nutrition and food preparation course. Partnering in this program with Extension are the Brookview Apartment complex in Montgomery City and the North East Community Action Corporation in Montgomery County.

Registration:

Contact Ted Delean at Brookview Apartments 600 W. 5th Street, Montgomery City, MO or Chris Merritt at MU Extension, 636-456-3444.

Registration
deadline:

2/10/2014

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Raytown School District (Session 3 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where:  
Raytown School and Educational Conference Center
10750 E. 350 Highway, Raytown MO map...

Description:

Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy and effective exercise class, integrating the mind and body, that improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance. The class is based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00




FastTrac - First Step (Session 4 of 24)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Economic Development
410 N Missouri St Ste D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Beginning the process to fight the fear of finances and completing the personal financial statement. "We also discuss writing Techniques and Criteria for a good feasibility study along with attacking writers block.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$65.00
The Alternative Fee is that you will receive the $65.00 in return if You complete the project.

Facilitator:

Christopher Shoemaker, shoemakercl@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




Basic Parenting (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Clinton Christian Church
1201 East Ohio, Clinton MO map...

Description:

MOPS - Mothers of Preschoolers after Dark is a program for mothers to network and learn more about the job of parenting and relationships.

Session topic:

Basic parenting. Support for moms of young children.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lisa Wallace, WallaceL@missouri.edu
Henry County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 885-5556




Putnam County SMQA Certification

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Putnam County 4-H Building @ Putnam County Fairgrounds/City Park
Highway 5 North, Unionville MO map...

Description:

ALL 4-Hmembers enrolled in food animal project including beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, meat and dairy goats, rabbits and poultry must complete the appropriate level of Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance certification to be considered a 4-H member in good standing in that project.

Session topic:

ALL 4-Hmembers enrolled in food animal project including beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, meat and dairy goats, rabbits and poultry must complete the appropriate level of Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance certification.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gentrie Shafer, shaferg@missouri.edu
Sullivan County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/265-4541




2014 Stone Co Livestock & Forage Conference

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Crane First Baptist Church
30 Hallelujah Ave., Crane MO map...

Description:

Edcuational event for livestock producers

Registration:

Preregister by Feb. 17

Registration
deadline:

2/17/2014

Class size:

200

Event full:

No

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

C. Tim Schnakenberg, SchnakenbergC@missouri.edu
Stone County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/357-6812




Focus on Kids--Platte County

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Park Hill District Office / Community Education Center
7703 NW Barry Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separating or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications.

Session topic:

Focus on Kids is the court-mandated program in Platte County for separating or divorcing parents and for parents doing modifications.

Registration:

Parents whose cases are filed in Platte County must contact the Circuit Clerk's office at 816-858-1986 for information on how to register for the class.
Parents whose cases are filed in another county or out-of-state, but wish to take the Platte County class must contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490 for information on how to register.

Registration
deadline:

2/17/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




2014 Master Gardeners of Greene County Core Training (Session 2 of 16)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

An intensive in-depth training for those interested in the Master Gardener program. Preregistration and acceptance into the class is required.

Session topic:

Turf Management

Registration:

Contact the Greene County University of Missouri Extension office at 417-881-8909 for registration details.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

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




Master Gardener Training - Cedar County (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Cedar County Health Complex
807 Owen Mill Rd., Stockton MO map...

Description:

COURSE CONTENT
Course consists of ten, 3-hour sessions covering the following topics:
Woody Ornamentals & Trees
Irrigation, Hobby Greenhouses & Tool Care
Plant Growth & Development
Plant Diseases
Soils & Composting
Entomology
Vegetable Gardening
Flower Gardening
Growing Fruit Crops
Turfgrass

Trainees will receive 30 hours of horticulture training taught by MU Extension Specialists and other professionals.

Session topic:

Trees and Woody Ornamentals taught by Jon Skinner, Missouri Department of Conservation, Joplin, MO

Registration:

Please register as soon as possible by mail, phone, or walk-in. Master Gardener Training Program-- $150 per person ($250/couple). Please make check payable to: Cedar County Extension. For more informaiton contact the Cedar County Extension Center at 417-276-3313 or Patrick Davis by email at davismp@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2014

Cost:

$150.00
$150 single or $250 couples. Training fee covers the following: Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual, Master Gardener Certification, name tag, travel and instruction expenses for class educators.

Facilitator:

Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
Cedar County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/276-3313




Focus on Kids - Pike County 2014 (Session 2 of 12)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension - Pike County
Pike County Courthouse
115 W. Main, Bowling Green MO map...

Session topic:

Divorce and separating parents class as required by Missouri Courts.

Registration:

The 2014 Focus on Kids Classes in Pike County are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Call 573-324-5464 to register. Payment of $35 in the form of a money order or cash is required 48 hours prior to the date of the session you are registered to attend. You are not fully registered for the class unless your fee has been paid. The fee can be mailed to: University of Missouri Extension
115 West Main
Bowling Green, MO 63334

If you are more than 10 minutes late for the class you will need to reschedule.

Class size:

13

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Sherry F. Nelson, LCSW, MSW., NelsonS@missouri.edu
Marion County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 769-2177




Facebook for Business

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Lafayette County MU Extension Center
14 E. 19th Street, Higginsville MO map...

Session topic:

This hand-on workshop will teach business owners and employees how to market, operate, optimize and monetize their efforts on the largest social media platform.

Registration:

Register online by calling 660-543-4402 or emailing sbtdc@ucmo.edu

Registration
deadline:

2/19/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$49.00
$39.00 for Higginsville chamber members.

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@ucmo.edu
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
phone: 660/543-8777




Canceled: Farm Lease Program

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Benton County Extension Center meeting room.
1220 Commercial Street, Warsaw MO map...



East Central Cattlemen's Association (Session 2 of 5)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
United Methodist Church, Farmington

Session topic:

Weed control in pastures is very important in a livestock operation. Katie Kammler, Horticulture Specialist, will speak about weed identification, why weeds might be thriving in pastures and how herbicides work.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kendra Graham, grahamkk@missouri.edu
St. Francois County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/756-4539




Community Arts Pilot Project Meetings (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Description:

Meetings to report back progress of all committees to share information with others on development/progress of project.

Session topic:

Monthly meeting for committees of Community Arts Pilot Project to report and share with the rest of the group their work.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Homebuyer Education

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Center
Courthouse Basement, 302 S. Main, Carthage MO map...

Description:

In order to be eligible for some home loans, first-time homebuyers must attend a homebuyer education class. This is a two-hour workshop that meets the requirements for a loan through USDA Rural Development.

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County Extension Center, Courthouse Basement, Carthage, MO 64836, 417/358-2158, e-mail: jasperco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

2/13/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$60.00

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Watershed Management & Planning (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Pike County Courthouse 2nd floor Courtroom
115 W. Main, Bowling Green MO map...

Description:

"Pesticides and Water Quality BMPs for Critical Watersheds"

Session topic:

Private Pesticide Applicator Training and Pesticides and Water Quality BMPs for Critical Watersheds - Bowling Green

Registration:

Preregister by contaction the University of Missouri Extension Office in Marion County at 573-769-2177 or marionco@missouri.edu.

Cost:

$12.00
$12.00 fee is for M87: Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual. If in possession of this publication, please bring it to the training sessionsession to avoid purchasing a new copy.

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 7 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Bowling Green, Pike County Courthouse, second floor courtroom
115 W. Main, Bowling Green MO map...

Description:

Private Pesticide Applicator certification is required to purchase and apply restricted-use pesticides. This session will provide certification and recertification for Private Pesticide Applicators. The session will also address pesticides and water quality. Those attending to certify or recertify as a Missouri Private Pesticide Applicator must bring their copy of M87: Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual to the session, or purchase a copy at the session in order to (re)certify).

Session topic:

Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Bowling Green

Registration:

Please pre-register by contacting the Marion County University of Missouri Extension office at 573-769-2177 or marionco@missouri.edu.

Cost:

$12.00
The $12 fee is for the purchase of M87: Private Pesticide Applicator Reference Manual. If in possession of this publication, please bring it to the training session to avoid purchasing a new copy.

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Private Applicator Training - Pesticides and Water Quality (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Where:  
Monroe County Extension office in Paris
208 North Main, Paris MO map...

Description:

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification is required to purchase restricted use pesticides. Attend this training to obtain or renew Private Pesticide Applicator Certification. This training session will also address pesticides and water quality. Farms not already in possession of the Missouri Private Pesticide Applicator Training Manual must purchase one at the training to receive certification.

Registration:

Registration is not required.

Cost:

$12.00
The $12 fee is required for the purchase of the Missouri Private Pesticide Applicator Manual. If your farm already owns a copy of the Missouri Private Pesticide Applicator Manual (M87) bring it to the training to avoid the fee.

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
Shelby County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/633-2640