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Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

I Heart MU Extension 5k & 1 mile Walk/Fun Run in Lockwood

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
American Legion Hall
710 Locust Street
Lockwood, MO 65682
710 Locust Street, Lockwood MO map...

Description:

I Heart Extension Run benefits the Dade County MU Extension. MU Extension provides many educational programs at little to no cost to the public. Programs in agriculture, nutrition, cooking, canning, finances, business, 4-H, gardening and many, many more are all available through Extension! Help us continue to provide research-based information to enrich lives in Dade County!
Awards: overall male and female; female and male age divisions (2 deep): 10 &under, 11-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 61+ *All Participants will receive a pair of Touch Screen Gloves* more...

Session topic:

MU Extension provides many educational programs at little to no cost to the public. Help us continue to provide research-based information to enrich lives in Dade County! I Heart Extension Run benefits Dade County residents and MU Extension.

Registration:

5k ($20 advance/ $25 race day)
1mile walk/fun run ($15 advance/ $20 race day)
Make checks payable to: Dade County Extension more...

Registration
deadline:

2/22/2014

Cost:

$0.00
American Legion Hall- Lockwood, MO 7:00 am: Registration/packet pick-up 7:30 am: 5k Begins 7:35 am: 1mile Walk/Fun Run Begins

Facilitator:

Jill Scheidt, scheidtjk@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579




Beginning Beekeeping Class

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Troy Buchanan High School
Vocational Agriculture building
1190 Old Cap Au Gris Rd, Troy MO map...

Description:

The Quad County Beekeepers and MU Extension will present a class designed to familiarize future and new beekeepers with a basic knowledge of beekeeping techniques.

Session topic:

This daylong Saturday class will cover basic terminology, equipment, and beekeeping skills required to start and manage new bee colonies.

Registration:

Lincoln County Extension Center 636-528-4613

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Shannon, ShannonS@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 528-4613




2014 Missouri Blueberry School Conference (Session 2 of 2)

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
Area blueberry farms
Springfield MO

Description:

The Missouri Blueberry School Conference includes two days of informational presentations and tours. Nationally and regionally recognized blueberry experts will discuss a wide range of topics, including pest management, soil management, disease control, postharvest handling, flash freezing, blueberries and food safety, and cultural practices. The first day includes informational presentations, followed by the blueberry farm tour on the second day. more...

Session topic:

The second day of the 2014 Missouri Blueberry School Conference will include tours of two area blueberry farms.

Registration:

$50.00 registration for one person per family or farm, and includes the educational sessions, the tour of blueberry farms, refreshments, and educational resources; $35.00 registration is for additional people from the same family or farm, and includes the educational sessions, the tour of blueberry farms, refreshments, and educational resources
 more...

Registration
deadline:

2/15/2014

Cost:

$50.00
$35 per person for additional members of a family or farm

Facilitator:

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




4-H Winter Trip

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Dig In: A Gardening Seminar

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

Description:

Master Gardeners are back with the second annual Dig In: A Gardening Seminar. Get your gardening juices flowing and join us for a morning packed with gardening information. Pick the topics that are of interest to you in each of three, one-hour sessions. Visit the link below for topic choices.

 more...

Registration:

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

Cost:

$20.00
Register before Feb 13, $20; register after Feb 13 and at-the-door, $25

Facilitator:

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




Fostering Healthy Communities--Emerging Program

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital
800 Ste. Genevieve Drive, Ste. Genevieve MO map...

Description:

Discussion of the rise in heroin and opioid prescription abuse in Missouri, and forming community prevention and response efforts.

Session topic:

During this program during the annual Women's Health Fair, participants will learn about these drugs and how heroin today differs from that of earlier decades, signs of use, and resources for families.

Registration:

Open participation, program will be held during the annual Women's Health Fair at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Letitia K. Johnson, JohnsonLK@missouri.edu
Ste. Genevieve County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 883-3548




Spring Garden Seminar- 4th annual

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
George Washington Carver Farm—Lincoln University
3804 Bald Hill Rd, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Choose up to 6 garden classes to attend between 23 different ones offered- 11 in the morning and 12 in the afternoon. A light lunch is provided and a keynote address. First presentation is at 9, but doors open at 8.  more...

Session topic:

First presentation is at 9, but doors open at 8.

Registration:

Contact the Cole County Extension Center. 573-634-2824. Registration will be closed after about 180.  more...

Registration
deadline:

2/7/2014

Class size:

180

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

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 204 of 240)

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 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




Canceled: How to Effectively Share Information Workshop

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Rolla Public Library
900 North Pine Street, Rolla MO map...



Polk 4-H Soup Supper & Pie Auction

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Bolivar Elk's Lodge
1990 W. Broadway, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

County 4-H Fundraiser - Open to the public

Session topic:

Polk County 4-H Fundraiser
Soup/Chili Supper and Pie and Dessert Auction

Registration:

$5.00 tickets in advance / $6.00 at the door
Children 3 and under eat free

Cost:

$5.00

Facilitator:

Velynda Cameron, cameronv@missouri.edu
Polk County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/326-4916




Cooper County 4-H Teen Council Lock-In

When:  Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 6 p.m. to Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 7 a.m.

Where:  
Cooper County Extension Office

Description:

Cooper County 4-H Teen Council Lock-In

Registration:

Cooper County Teen Council members can bring one friend/guest (a Cooper County 4-H member)to the lock-in. 4-H members will be participating in team building events, leadership activities, and brain storming community service activities.

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Daneal Gerke, gerked@missouri.edu
Cooper County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/882-5661




NW Regional Lock In

When:  Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 11 p.m. to Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, 6 a.m.

Where:  
Grand River YMCA, Chillicothe

Description:

Come join us for a night of 4-H fun, friends and teambuilding! $10 includes entry into the YMCA and all the pizza and fun you can handle! Register by February 19 for $10, after 2/19 and at the door is $15.

Session topic:

Come join us for a night of 4-H fun, friends and teambuilding! $10 includes entry into the YMCA and all the pizza and fun you can handle! Register by February 19 for $10, after 2/19 and at the door is $15.

Registration:

Register with health form and payment. Mail to:
University Extension
2881 Grand Drive
Chillicothe MO 64601

Registration
deadline:

2/19/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Shaun Murphy, murphyse@missouri.edu
Livingston County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/646-0811