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    Thursday, March 7, 2019

    Master Gardeners of Greene County 2019 Core Training (Session 6 of 13)

    When:  Thursday, March 7, 2019, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Description:

    Provides in depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening. Prepares volunteers for horticulture questions frequently asked by citizens around the state, based on unbiased research based gardening information.

    Class size:

    50

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    $160 per person or $275 per couple sharing a training manual

    Facilitator:

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




    "Taking People With You" - Leadership Book Club (Session 4 of 4)

    When:  Thursday, March 7, 2019, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
    2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    “Taking People With You” written by David Nowack, will be the subject of a discussion taking place online discussion and in-person at the Greene County Extension office. The discussion will be led by Dr. Marshall Stewart, Vice-Chancellor of Extension and Engagement, and facilitated locally by David Burton, county engagement specialist.
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    Session topic:

    Following the four-part structure of “Taking People With You,” MU Extension’s Leadership Book Club will cover Novak’s book in four one-hour online sessions. The in-person discussion will take place in the conference room at the Springfield Botanical Center, home to Greene County MU Extension.

    Registration:

    Call the Greene County Extension office at (417) 881-8909

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    96th Annual Greene County Agriculture Production Conference

    When:  Thursday, March 7, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    2nd floor meeting space
    6821 W Independence Drive, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    This 96th annual event is held in conjunction with the Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District and highlights topics relevant to local land owners and farmers. A free meal catered by Does Eat Place is provided by the Soil and Water Conservation District. This annual event offers opportunities to help you better manage and profit from your farming or rural enterprises.

    Program Agenda
    5:30 – Welcome and Dinner
    6:00 – Program update: David Burton, County Engagement Specialist, Greene County MU Extension
    6:15 – Program Updates: Abby Inglis (FSA) and Diana Sheridan (NRCS)
    6:30 – SWCD Update and Greene County SWCD Awards – Will Rhodes
    6:45 - “'Estate and Succession Planning for the Family Farm” – Wesley Tucker, agriculture business specialist, MU Extension
    7:30 –“Making Local Foods Profitable for the Farm”, Kelly McGowan, Horticulture Specialist. MU Extension. Panelists:
    Joann Pipkin, Clearwater Angus Farm, Republic
    Kassi Glassman, Blue Silo Beef, Ash Grove
    David Middleton, Middleton's All Natural Meats
    8:30 – Adjourn

    Registration:

    Registration must be done online or by calling the local extension office at (417) 881-8909

    Class size:

    120

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

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