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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Taney County Annual Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
In basement of Presbyterian Church- go in side basement door located in side parking lot.
271 Main Street, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

The annual meeting of the Taney County University of Missouri Extension Council is an opportunity to honor out-going council members and welcome newly-elected council members.  Officers are elected and sworn in at the meeting. 

Registration:

For more information contact the Taney County Extension Office at 417-546-4431. 

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




Atchison County MU Extension Council monthly meeting

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Velma Houts Fair Building
201 E US Highway 136, Rock Port MO map...

Description:

The monthly meeting of the extension council to conduct business and discuss upcoming programming in the region.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James J.W. Crawford, CrawfordJ@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Atchison County
phone: 660-744-6231




Reading and Understanding Financial Statements: It's All About the Benjamins!

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This course is designed for business owners, managers, accountants, bankers and consultants who need to know how to turn financial statements into useful management tools. During this course, you will learn to identify key business information that is captured on the income statement and balance sheet. You will learn to calculate several ratios and understand what those ratios mean in terms of business productivity and success. You will leave this session with a greater understanding of how to read and interpret financial documents and how to use that information to drive business decisions.

Course Objectives

  • Identify key business information on income statements and balance sheets.
  • Know what key ratios indicate, why to use them and how they are calculated.
  • Make better decisions for your business based on sound financial understanding.

Available scholarships:

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$199.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




It's all about the benjamins AND 99 Problems but cash ain't one! (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

Discount for taking both financials courses

Cost:

$349.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




Chilhowee Indians 4-H Club Meetings (Session 5 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




Focus on Kids-Harrisonville

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
201 W Wall Street, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Cass County at 816-380-8460.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Focus on Kids-Clinton

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Room 16 in the Basement of the Henry County Courthouse
100 W Franklin Street, Clinton MO map...

Description:

An educational co-parenting class for parents that are divorcing or separating.

Registration:

To register for this class please call the MU Extension Office in Henry County at 660-885-5556.

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cooper County
phone: 660-882-5661




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 16 of 18)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to increase strength and improve balance and flexibility. Strength training helps reduce the risk of falls and increases ability to remain independent and perform activities of daily living.

Registration:

To register call Lindsey at the Barton County Extension Center at 417-682-3579

Registration
deadline:

1/3/2018

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Selling Local Foods - Introduction

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Mid-Continent Public Library - Blue Springs South Phone: 816.229.3571
MCPL Blue Springs South, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

The “Local Foods” movement has become one of one of today’s hottest trends pursued by aspiring, growth-oriented and environmentally conscious businesses. There is a growing demand for the freshest, cleanest and most nutritious food available. Despite this huge opportunity, there remain some unique challenges in order to create a sustainable local farm-to-market plan. These include safety, legal and economic considerations. This session will guide you through important first-steps as you evaluate and become familiar with the best local resources and practices to formalize a rewarding This program is not age specific and is a primer for those exploring farm-to-market possibilities. This session will cover: • What are “local foods” and what factors drive this market opportunity. • What are the primary market channels to get local products sold and which one you should work best for your specific circumstances? • Where are the best practices and resources to finance and structure safe, legal and profitable Local Foods business models  more...

Registration:

Contact Mid-Continent Public Library communityprogramming@mymcpl.org 816.836.5200 more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Samborski Jeff, samborskij@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
phone: 816-252-5051




2018 Grow Your Farm (Session 2 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

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:

Walking the Farm

Registration:

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 kellyd@missouri.edu for more information. Register by Feb. 23 at the MU Extension Center in Jefferson County, 301 Third St, PO Box 497, Hillsboro, MO 63050.

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
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.

Facilitator:

Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Jefferson County
phone: 636-797-5391




Focus on Kids - Livingston County (43rd Circuit)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where:  
1601 Bryan Street, Chillicothe MO map...

Description:

Focus on Kids is a workshop to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies Missouri's educational requirement for parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify. It is conducted in cooperation with Missouri’s circuit courts. 

Registration:

Pre-registration required prior to the class.

To register contact:
Barbara Applebury or Jessica Trussell
Livingston County Extension Office
660-646-0811

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Jessica Trussell, trusselljl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Livingston County
phone: 660-646-0811




Show Me Better Health (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
On the East side of College Avenue between Broadway and University Ave.
304 S College Avenue, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Do you or someone you care for have diabetes, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, or any other ongoing health condition? Then, attend the upcoming Show Me Better Health program offered by the University of Missouri Extension in Boone County. Through this FREE workshop, you will learn skills to help you: plan exercise and nutrition, manage pain, increase energy, make treatment decisions, and much more. Participants receive the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book and a Relaxation for the Mind and Body CD.

Registration:

Contact office@campuslutheran.org or 573-442-5942. Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited.

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan Samson, samsonm@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Boone County
phone: 573-445-9792




Canceled: Annie's Project - Crawford County (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
People's Bank Annex
408 W. Washington Street, Cuba MO map...



Beginning Farmers "Building It from the Ground Up Program" (Bolivar, MO) (Session 7 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Polk County Fairgrounds 4 H Building
4560 S 100th Rd, Bolivar MO map...

Description:

This program is designed to address the needs of land owners looking to improve their property as well as their outputs and profitability over the long run of the operation. Realizing finances may be limited and/or restricted we will be working with those individuals trying to make sound economic decisions about their operations. Targeting both new and old land owners/operators looking to run up to 30-75 breeding cows, 100 stockers, 50-75 breeding goats and/or sheep, or a small registered livestock operation, on farms ranging from 20-160+ acres, operated as a part time and/or hobby farm as well as the full time farmer. This may not be their sole source of income, but a part-time occupation, recreational/retirement farm. It is not only about making a living on the farm, but about living on the farm, raising children on the farm, and having the rural way of life. The farm just needs to pay for itself and if it makes a little money along the way….. Great! Each program will consist of two or three segments, running approximately 45-90 minutes, with a break in between allowing for questions and refreshments. You may attend only the evenings you want or sign up to attend the entire program. The choice is yours.

Session topic:

Session #7 Sheep and Goat production: Selection, feeding, breeding, nutrition, vaccinations, worming, facilities, lambing, kidding, marketing, etc.

Registration:

Hickory County MU Extension Office, 203 Cedar St., Hermitage MO, 65757 For additional information contact: Terry Halleran @ Hickory County MU Extension Office at 417-745-6767 Classes will run from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Individuals wanting to attend any of the programs may do so for $10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night. If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

Registration
deadline:

1/10/2018

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
$10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

Facilitator:

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




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Cornelius Avenue, Memphis MO map...

Description:

Attend this training to obtain certification or re-certification to purchase and apply restricted use pesticides on your farm.

Registration:

Pre-registration not required.

Cost:

$12.00
Private Applicators are required to have one copy of the training manual per farm. Bring your farm copy with you to the training to re-certify no charge, or purchase a new manual at the training ($12).

Facilitator:

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




Child Care Provider Training -- Sleep and Health” (S-2018-0022) - Potosi

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Washington County Public Library
235 E High Street, Potosi MO map...

Description:

Sleep and Health” (S-2018-0022)

Registration:

Contact University of Missouri Extension Center: 113 N. Missouri Street Suite A Potosi, MO 63664- Phone 573-438-2671 Fax 573-438-3068 email: crockerss@missouri.edu

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Saline 4-H Council Meeting and Committee Meetings

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
353 S Lafayette, Marshall MO map...

Description:

Multipurpose Committee -- 5:30 p.m. Cook Shack Committee -- 6:30 p.m. 4-H Council -- 7:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Jackson, jacksonjamese@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




1St Grade Gardening Program (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Description:

Each year, with the help of our local Master Gardeners (Hickory County) and FFA Chapters (Wheatland, Hermitage, Mack Creek, Weableau, and Skyline), we go into the elementary schools and offer an opportunity for hands on learning as each 1st grader plants a variety of gardening seeds to be grown in the spring. The local FFA chapter care for the seeds for about 4-5 weeks and then we send them home with the students to plant in their own gardens. Hopefully they will get to eat what they have planted. We also send home information about container grown gardening in the hope the parents can put together something the students can use so they can care for the plants.

Session topic:

Each year, with the help of our local Master Gardeners (Hickory County) and FFA Chapters (Wheatland, Hermitage, Mack Creek, Weableau, and Skyline), we go into the elementary schools and offer an opportunity for hands on learning as each 1st grader plants a variety of gardening seeds to be grown in the spring. The local FFA chapter care for the seeds for about 4-5 weeks and then we send them home with the students to plant in their own gardens. Hopefully they will get to eat what they have planted. We also send home information about container grown gardening in the hope the parents can put together something the students can use so they can care for the plants.

Registration:

None Required

Registration
deadline:

2/23/2018

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
None Needed

Facilitator:

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




2018 Master Gardener Core Training/Greene County (Session 9 of 13)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Description:

Master Gardener training for new members.

Session topic:

Master Gardener Core Training; Home Fruit Production

Cost:

$160.00

Facilitator:

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




Character Counts Lamar HeadStart (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 10 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
Lamar Headstart
Lamar MO

Session topic:

Character Critters Trustworthiness

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




QuickBooks Online

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
RTI
1304 E 10th Street, Rolla MO map...

Description:

In this course, you'll learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks Online. With the online version, you will gain all the advantage of computing in the cloud, so that your files will be available to you virtually anytime, anywhere. As we explore the pros and cons of online accounting and gain hands-on experience, you will learn all the ways this accounting program helps you manage your business' finances - from recording income and expenses, to entering checks and bank transfer entries, to setting up a chart of accounts. You'll see how to reconcile your checking account and manage credit card and loan payments; create and print invoices, receipts and statements; track your payables, inventory and receivables; create estimates; generate reports; and much more! Whether you are new to QuickBooks or have already used other versions of this software program, this course will empower you to take control of the financial accounting for your business, all with the ease and convenience of an online platform.

Registration:

Register in person at 1304 E 10th St, Rolla, MO 65401 or Online more...

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$79.00

Facilitator:

Kelly Dyer, kdyer@mochamber.com
Business Development Program SBTDC, MU Extension
phone: 573-634-3511




Master Gardener Core Class Series - Boone County (Session 2 of 11)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Boone County Extension Office
1012 N Highway Uu, 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:

Soils: Soil Composition & Testing, and Fertility & Properties

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.

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$140.00
$140 if paid before February 20th, otherwise $150 if paid after that.

Facilitator:

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




SSSH level 1 Lake Ozark (Session 9 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where:  
Class will be held in the multi purpose room
1600 Bagnell Dam Boulevard, Lake Ozark MO map...

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

Registration:

Pre-Registration Required. Contact the (Insert county name) County Extension Office at (Insert county phone number).

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

Amy Bartels, bartelsa@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Laclede County
phone: 417-532-7126




Cooking Matters for Adults (Session 1 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
600 E 6th St, Carthage MO map...

Description:

Participants will learn to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices, cook delicious, affordable meals, and safe food handling practices. Encouraging these healthy behaviors helps reduce health care costs by helping prevent chronic health conditions throughout a persons life span, as well as reducing food waste and cost for a family or individual budget.

Registration:

Call or e-mail Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or stevensonlk@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/5/2018

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579