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Saturday, March 31, 2018

Master Gardener Growing Green (Phelps County)

When:  Saturday, March 31, 2018, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


The fourth annual Growing Green event will be held at The Havener Center, University of Missouri S&T, 1346 N. Bishop Ave. in Rolla on March 31st. The event will include presentations, both basic and advanced, from MU Extension professionals and other ag and horticulture professional from Missouri.



2018 Grow Your Farm (Session 6 of 10)

When:  Saturday, March 31, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Henry Family Farms, 14025 State Rd E, De Soto, MO 63020


Grow Your Farm is designed for prospective farmers, beginners with some experience and seasoned farmers who want to make a "new beginning" with alternative farming methods. MU Extension specialists and experienced, innovative farmers teach the sessions. Participants attend a set of practical seminars and field days to learn from MU Extension specialists, farmers and agribusiness operators.This course will help you: Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals. Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities. Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities. Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own. Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records. Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan. Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises. Network with other farmers.

Session topic:

Farm Tour


There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and those from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm. Contact Debi Kelly, 636-797-5391 or for more information. Register by Feb. 23 at the MU Extension Center in Jefferson County, 301 Third St, PO Box 497, Hillsboro, MO 63050.

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There is a reduced fee of $35 for veterans and from socially disadvantaged groups. There is a $130 fee for two attendees from the same farm and a $25 fee for each additional person from the same farm.


Debi Kelly,
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391

2018 NEMO Performance Tested Bull Sale

When:  Saturday, March 31, 2018, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

F&T Livestock Market
5864 Highway 24, Palmyra MO map...


The Northeast Missouri Performance Tested Bull sale is sponsored by the Northeast Missouri Beef Cattle Improvement Association. The sale is the culmination of cooperative efforts between beef breeders and University of Missouri Extension livestock specialists and educators. All bulls offered have met predetermined criteria in order to be eligible for the sale and have been in the Missouri On-Farm Testing Program, under the supervision of MU Extension livestock specialists and educators or fed in a supervised official test station or their respective breed association program.




Daniel Mallory,
MU Extension in Ralls County
phone: 573-985-3911

Growing Green Educational Seminar

When:  Saturday, March 31, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Havener Center - University of Missouri Science and Technology
1346 North Bishop Avenue, Rolla MO map...


A Day of Garden Education The Phelps County Master Gardeners and the Phelps County Extension Center will be hosting the Growing Green Gardening Seminar on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Havener Center- Missouri University of Science and Technology, 1346 North Bishop Avenue in Rolla. Topics Include: Soil Basics; Flower Beds & Ground Covers; Sustainable Landscaping; Healthy Soil, Healthy Plants; Natural Beekeeping; Roof-top Gardens; Seed Starting; Getting Started with Herbs; Greenhouse Construction; Rain Gardens; Plant Horticulture; Fruit Trees; Natives for Wildlife & Grazing; Lasagna Gardening; Vegetable Gardening; Garden Cover Crops; Farm to Table and many more


Deadline for Registration is March 26, 2018 more...


$10 for Morning Session $10 for Afternoon Session


Chantae H. Alfred,
MU Extension in Phelps County
phone: 573-458-6260