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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Lincoln County 4-H Council (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Lincoln County Extension Office
Troy MO

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rhonda Shafer, ShaferR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lincoln County
phone: 636-528-4613




Clay County Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
1901 NE 48th Street, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Clay County Extension meets tonight. The public is welcome to attend and voice their opinions.

Registration:

For questions about the meeting call 816-407-3490.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amy Vance, vanceam@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Clay County
phone: 816-407-3490




Master Gardener Core Class Series - Boone County (Session 8 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Family Impact Center - Columbia
105 E Ash Street, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Trained Master Gardeners, Extension Specialists and instructors from the University of Missouri will teach the classes. Topics may include, but are not limited to: plant growth; soils; vegetables; fruit; insects; woody ornamentals, turf and landscaping. more...

Session topic:

Woody Ornamentals: Woody Plants in the Garden & Landscape

Registration:

Send payment to Boone County Extension Center, Attn: MG Course; 1012 N Hwy UU, Columbia, MO 65203. Make check payable to Boone County Extension Center. Or stop by during office hours- 8 AM to 4:30 PM. 573-445-9792 or BooneCo@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

1/31/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$140.00
$140 if paid before January 24th, otherwise $150 if paid after that.

Facilitator:

Kent Shannon, ShannonD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573-445-9792




2017 Master Gardener Core Training (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

Training for new Master Gardener members. Classes are for preregistered participants only.  more...

Session topic:

2017 Master Gardeners of Greene County; Landscape Design, led by Tom Lakowske, Master Gardeners of Greene County and Patrick Byers, MU Extension

Registration:

Attendance of an orientation session is a required first step to participate in the training classes. Orientations will be held on Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 from 6-8 pm at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center. Contact Kelly McGowan at mcgowank@missouri.edu to register for orientation. Training classes will begin on Feb. 16 and be held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1-4 pm through April 11. All classes but 2 will be held at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center; the additional 2 will be held at the Springfield-Greene County Library Station.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
The cost to attend the training session is $150 per person or $255 for a couple sharing a text book.

Facilitator:

Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Greene County
phone: 417-881-8909




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Branson

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC
610 S 6th Street Ste 202, Branson MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-546-4431

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




VITA Tax Preparation and Education- Hollister

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
10698 Historic Highway 165, Hollister MO map...

Description:

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers prepare tax returns for low-moderate income individuals. Education is provided on the individual's tax return as well as other financial strategies. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED- see registration information.

Registration:

AFTER JANUARY 16, 2017, please call the Taney County University of Missouri Extension office to make an appointment: 417-546-4431

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




MoTax Initiative - Camdenton (Session 11 of 15)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center - Camden County
44 Roofener Street, Camdenton MO map...

Description:

MoTax offers a gateway to financial education through taxpayer assistance. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax assistance (preparation of federal and state tax returns) to low income, disabled, homebound and English as a second language taxpayers. Some VITA sites provide assistance only to those taxpayers who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. MoTax is supported by University of Missouri Extension along with federal and local partners. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers provide free tax assistance to low income, disabled, homebound and English as a second language taxpayers. Some VITA sites provide assistance only to those taxpayers who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. more...

Session topic:

Free income tax preparation in Camdenton.

Registration:

Call Rebecca at 573-319-9053. more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Camden County
phone: 573-346-2644




Become a Master Gardener Training (Session 10 of 15)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
260 Brown Road, Saint Peters MO map...

Description:

Learn by doing AND share the love of gardening -- training is the first step! Master Gardener registrants receive 45 hours of intense training and agree to give 30 hours of volunteer service in the year following training. Twenty of the volunteer hours will be working in the on-site demonstration gardens.  more...

Session topic:

Topic: Tree Care and Management. Registration is closed. Call 636-970-3000 to have your named added to the interested list for Spring 2018 training.

Registration:

Call the extension center at 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. All major credit cards accepted.

Registration
deadline:

1/17/2017

Cost:

$195.00

Facilitator:

Richard Hoormann, hoormannr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in St. Charles County
phone: 636-970-3000




Sports Turf Seminar

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Description:

Hear from the experts in turf education, research and management what practices are best to enhance the beauty and durability of your turf. Learn where to go for sound information when you have a turf question or problem.

Registration:

Pre-registration required. Individuals within city parks, schools or university systems involved in turf maintenance. Individuals turf business owners. Master Gardeners

Registration
deadline:

2/22/2017

Class size:

35

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00
Fee will cover materials, refreshment and lunch.

Facilitator:

Lala Kumar, KumarL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




Canceled: Annie's Project - Washington County (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Potosi Hardee's Meeting Room
103 Health Way Dr., Potosi MO map...



Tri-County Women in Agriculture Workshop

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
LaGrange Lions Hall
216 S. Main St., LaGrange MO map...

Description:

The Women in Agriculture Workshop targets women business and landowners involved in the agriculture industry. This workshop provides women with techniques and resources available for improving their agriculture knowledge and farm profitability. A series of presenters discuss topics including crop science, agriculture business and livestock and personal estate management.  more...

Registration
deadline:

3/24/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Brenda Schreck, ArnoldBr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lewis County
phone: 573-767-5273




Lunch & Learn: Fight Fraud: Internal & External Threats

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Join us for Great Southern Bank’s free workshop to fight fraud. We’ll provide guidance on smart, effective ways to protect your business. Free and open to everyone with registration. Lunch will be served. Co-sponsored by: MSU-SBTDC & The eFactory more...

Registration
deadline:

3/3/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
First Christian Church
205 W Normal Street, Iberia MO map...

Description:

Cooking Matters for Adults teaches how to prepare and shop sensibly for healthy meals on a limited budget.

Registration:

This class is for parents of children enrolled in Iberia Head Start. Pre-registration is required. Contact Vicki Baucom at Iberia Head Start for more information.

Registration
deadline:

3/13/2017

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lynda Zimmerman, ZimmermanL@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cole County
phone: 573-634-2824




Southwest Region Regional Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

The Southwest region council includes individuals who currently serve, or have served, on a county extension council and who are elected or appointed by county extension councils. The Southwest region council meets to discuss issues in the counties. They provide feedback to the county councils regarding program development and funding for programming in counties.

Registration:

There is no registration required, contact the Southwest Regional Office, MU Extension at 417-865-0707 for more information.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jay Chism, chismj@missouri.edu
Southwest Regional Office, MU Extension
phone: 417-865-0707




Annual Hickory County Agriculture Conference

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 5:45 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where:  
203 Cedar Street, Hermitage MO map...

Description:

This is our sponsored annual event to present current information about relevant topics to Hickory County Agriculture. Each year local MU Extension, Farm Service Agency, Soil and Water Conservation District, and the Natural Resource Conservation Service present a report on what is happening in our area. A free meal will be served by the McMarty Senior Center and a University speaker will be selected to present . The following agenda will be followed: Annual Hickory County Agriculture Conference McCarty Senior Center Wheatland, MO Tuesday, March 28, 2017 5:45 p.m. Registration 6:00 p.m. Welcome & Dinner Dinner prepared by the McCarty Senior Center Staff 6:45 p.m. MU Extension Update Terry Halleran Agronomy Specialist You could be a $50.00 Winner Farm Service Agency Report Rick Lightfoot County Executive Director Soil & Water Conservation District Report Duane Mackey & Ashley Fisk Level II District Technicians Natural Resources Conservation Service Report Gorman Bennett District Conservationist Speakers Topic “The Economics of Agriculture in Rural Missouri and Its Future” Dr. Scott Brown Agricultural Extension Economist University of Missouri/Columbia

Registration:

Please contact your local MU Extension Office for information. 203 Cedar Street Hermitage. MO 417 745 6767 or email us at halleranw@missouri.edu wheeelerjr@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/27/2017

Class size:

150

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
N/A

Facilitator:

William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Hickory County
phone: 417-745-6767




Money Smart for Small Business - 10 Modules (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...

Description:

Money Smart for Small Business provides a practical introduction to the everyday tasks of starting and managing a business. Developed jointly by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This program is designed for new or currently operating small business owners and for people without formal business training. The 10 program topics include: 1.) Is Owning a Business a Good Fit for You? 2.) Planning for a Healthy Business 3.) Financial Management 4.) Managing Cash Flow 5.) Time Management 6.) Insurance & Risk Management 7.) Banking Services Available for Small Businesses 8.) Credit Reporting Demystified 9.) Record-Keeping 10.) Tax Planning & Reporting This program is a cooperative venture between the MSU Small Business & Technology Development Center and Guaranty Bank. more...

Session topic:

Planning a Healthy Business

Registration
deadline:

4/24/2017

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$79.00
$79 for full series or $10 per class

Facilitator:

Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 417-837-2617




Cooking Matters for Families, Weaubleau (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Session topic:

participants discuss the importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables and prepare recipes with fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Participants learn how to identify whole grains by using the food label.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Operation JumpStart (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension
404 N Missouri Suite B, Macon AL map...

Description:

Thinking about starting your own business? This program will walk you through writing a Feasibility Study on your business idea. You’ll learn: How to Communicate Your Business Concept How to Identify and Analyze Your Competition Market Segments and Strategies Pricing and Profitability How to Complete a Cash Flow Report … And More! Geared towards Entrepreneurs of all ages, this 6-week course will help you determine if your business idea can be profitable, and if it is financially worth pursuing – or it needs some adjustments.

Registration:

Contact Macon County Extension

Cost:

$0.00