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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Regional Management Intensive Grazing School

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 8 a.m. to Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 3 p.m.

Where:  
Warren County Extension Center
107 W. Walton St., Warrenton MO map...

Description:

This 2 day course will educate producers in the science of grazing management and qualify participants for the state DSP3 cost-share program.

Session topic:

The school will address Evaluating Farm Resources and Soils, Economics of Grazing Management, Grazing Management, Forage Quality, Fencing and Water Systems, Livestock Nutrition, Feeding Strategies, Layout and Design of Grazing Systems, and Grazing

Registration:

Warren County NRCS at(636) 456-3434, ext. 3

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2014

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Embryology - School Enrichment (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Monday, March 31, 2014, 8 a.m. to Friday, April 4, 2014, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Bolivar Elementary

Description:

Incubators and curriculum are rented by public schools, child care centers and other youth programs.

Session topic:

Embryology in the classroom - an opportunity to observe chicks hatching

Registration
deadline:

5/31/2014

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

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




Supervisory Certificate Series (Session 3 of 4)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
White River Valley Electric Cooperative, Community Room
2449 E State Highway 76, Branson MO map...

Description:

This unique four-part “Supervisory Certificate Series” offers top-notch training for supervisors and managers in all industries including government, for-profit and non-profit organizations operating in southwest Missouri and northern Arkansas. The professional series will address the following topics: building effective relationships, legal responsibilities of a supervisor, communicating successfully, leading high-performance teams, coaching employees and guiding conflict resolution.

Session topic:

Part 1-Leading High Performance Teams Part 2-Guiding Conflict Resolution
Learn how to set team boundaries, communicate team expectations and recognize and resolve conflict quickly as you increase the commitment and performance of your employees.

Registration:

Contact the Taney County MU Extension office at 417-546-4431 or email Taneyco@missouri.edu to register via phone or email. Register online at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/supervisory-certificate-series-begins-march-17th-tickets-10575023179 more...

Registration
deadline:

3/12/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$700.00
$185 per session

Facilitator:

Chrystal Irons, ironsc@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




YOUTH EXCEL Lamar HIgh School (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where:  
Lamar High School
Lamar MO

Description:

Youth EXCEL Job Interviews - Lamar high school students 9-12 grade practice mock job interviews.

Session topic:

Youth EXCEL job interviews

Registration
deadline:

4/2/2014

Class size:

18

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Building Better Health Class (CCPS) (Session 3 of 40)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, noon to 1 p.m.

Where:  
MU Extension Center
201 West Wall, Harrisonville MO map...

Description:

This weekly class focuses on the basics of nutrition, food safety, and food budgeting.

Registration:

This class is open only to Cass County Recovery Court participants

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
Cass County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 380-8460




Character Critters-Roscoe (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Roscoe Elementary School

Description:

Character Education for pre-school and kindergarten students

Session topic:

Fran the Fair Frog

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Saralee Jamieson, JamiesonS@missouri.edu
St. Clair County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 646-2419




Jasper County Master Gardener Level I training (Session 12 of 14)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Jasper County Central Annex
105 Lincoln, Carthage MO map...

Description:

The Master Gardener program provides in depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri. Those trained through the program volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening. To become trained as a Master Gardener, an individual must attend a 30 hour Core Course Training. Then the Master Gardener trainee is required to give 30 hours of volunteer service back in approved University of Missouri Extension activities. A large percentage of volunteer hours is dedicated to providing assistance with the heavy workload of horticulture questions in county Extension offices. Through activities such as Extension hot lines, workshops, speakers bureaus, garden show booths and demonstration projects, Master Gardeners provide gardening information to thousands of Missourians each year.

Session topic:

Herbaceous Perennial Flowers

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County Extension Center for an application and registration information.

Registration
deadline:

2/5/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00
Ozark Gateway Master Gardeners are providing scholarships to pay part of the fee. See application for details.

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Microsoft Excel 2010 Level 2 (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Plaster Hall Room 320, MSSU
3950 Newman Rd., Joplin MO map...

Description:

April 1 (Tuesday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 1)

April 3 (Thursday), 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (part 2)

This workshop will cover the new intermediate features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Participants will learn to develop more advanced formulas and to apply absolute and relative cell references. In addition, they will learn to link cells between multiple worksheets. Learn how to sort and filter data. Participants will also learn how to create, modify, and print a chart within an Excel spreadsheet. more...

Session topic:

Day 1

Cost:

$95.00

Facilitator:

Karen Bradshaw, bradshaw-k@mssu.edu
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: 417/625-9520




Cooking Matters for Kids (Session 5 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Sessions will be held at our River Market Office Location
105 E. 5th St, Kansas City MO map...

Session topic:

Cooking Matters for Kids is designed to teach kids basic nutrition, cooking skills, and meal planning.

Registration
deadline:

2/19/2014

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Angela Lanigan, LaniganA@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: 816/482-5850




Crafts-n-Critters 4-H Club (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where:  
Youth Building on the Henry County Fairgrounds

Session topic:

Monthly Club Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Canceled: Exploring Entrepreneurship

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
SBTDC Offices (located directly across the street from the U.S. Post Office main entrance)
500 E. Walnut, Suite 103, Columbia MO map...



Taking Care of YOU: Body-Mind-Spirit (Session 5 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Unity Center of Columbia
1600 W Broadway, Columbia MO map...

Description:

Good intentions to take care of yourself can be pushed out of reach by the demands on your time and attention. You may overextend yourself trying to meet the needs of others, face daily responsibilities or live up to expectations. These demands can lead to feeling stressed or burned out.

Life is full of choices...and those choices affect the body, mind and spirit. The Taking Care of YOU program is designed to help you deal with life's stress, make wise choices and explore ways to live a healthier life.

During this 8-week program you will learn practical strategies to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life's challenges in healthy ways allows you to take better care of yourself and your overall health. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. You will learn ways to:
- Become more aware of the mind-body connection and how to use this awareness for better health.
- Develop habits that can lead to a healthier you.
- Respond rather than react to the stress in your life.
- Discover opportunities in life's challenges.
- Find ways to bring more joy into your life.
- Simplify your life.
- Live more in the moment.

Registration:

To register or for more information, contact Vera Massey at 573-445-9792 or masseyv@missouri.edu
 more...

Registration
deadline:

2/25/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00

Facilitator:

Vera Massey, masseyv@missouri.edu
Boone County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 445-9792




FastTrac - First Step (Session 13 of 24)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Economic Development
410 N Missouri St Ste D, Macon MO map...

Session topic:

Establish strategies to guide pricing structure. We start exploring what it takes to understand financials for business.

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$65.00
The Alternative Fee is that you will receive the $65.00 in return if You complete the project.

Facilitator:

Christopher Shoemaker, shoemakercl@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies (Session 4 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Kearney Middle School
200 E. 5th Street, Kearney MO map...

Description:

The Northland Grandfamilies Program strives to raise awareness of issues facing grandparents/aunts/uncles who are raising grandchildren or nieces and nephews under the age of 18. In addition to providing support groups, programs and resources for the grandfamily participants; staff members also present informative programs and educational displays/exhibits throughout the Northland community to increase public knowledge and awareness. Venues include Parent Fairs, service club meetings, and volunteer trainings.

Session topic:

Northland Grandfamilies will be providing an educational exhibit at the Kearney-Holt CAN annual "Family University". Come and learn more about this program which serves grandparents, aunts & uncles who are raising grandchildren/nieces/nephews.

Registration:

For more information on educational programs and exhibits related to the Northland Grandfamilies Program, contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Building Strong Families (Session 7 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest community room--Platte City site
202 N. Second Street, Platte City MO map...

Description:

The Building Strong Families program is taught year-round in partnership with Hillcrest Ministries, a faith-based social service agency and transitional housing program serving homeless families in the greater Kansas City area. When accepted into the Hillcrest program, adults agree to participate in an intensive 90-day program that emphasizes life-skills and financial solvency. Several modules from the Building Strong Families curriculum are utilized in the life-skills education component.

Session topic:

The April workshop topic for Hillcrest residents is "Communication 101".

Registration:

Registration for the Building Strong Families classes are handled directly by Hillcrest case managers. For general information, contact the University of Missouri Extension Center at 816-407-3490

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center, Madison County

137 West Main Street, Fredericktown MO map...

Description:

Anthony Ohmes will be presenting a Private Pesticide Applicator Training at the University of Missouri Extension Center in Madison County on April 1st, 2014.

Session topic:

Pesticide Applicator Class

Registration:

Contact Juli Kline at 573-783-3303 for more information. more...

Registration
deadline:

3/28/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$12.00

Facilitator:

George Ohmes, OhmesG@umsystem.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Operation JumpStart (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a hands-on training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills. Participants will learn essential business planning and preparation skills such as product pricing, legal structure, competition, marketing and cash flow management.

Session topic:

Participants will establish strategies to guide pricing structure and gain a deeper understanding of how price affects profitability.

Registration:

Register by calling 573-651-2929 or by email - gervin@semo.edu

Registration
deadline:

3/10/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Advanced Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, St. Peters (Session 10 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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

Description:

Builds on the fitness base acquired through the basic Stay Stong, Stay Health program by adding new, more conplex upper and lower body strength-training exercise, core exercises, balance movements and stretches. There are ten weeks of exercise sessions plus an orientation and pre-assessment session. The program concludes with a post-assessment during the last session. Pre-registration is required.

Session topic:

Exercise

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000 to register or for more information. VISA Master Card and Discover accepted.

Registration
deadline:

1/23/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$50.00
Those who attend all sessions and complete pre and post assessments will receive a $20 refund.

Facilitator:

Linda Rellergert, RellergertL@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/970-3000




Cooking Matters - River Market Office (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Registration
deadline:

2/20/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Angela Lanigan, LaniganA@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: 816/482-5850




2014 Master Gardeners of Greene County Core Training (Session 13 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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

Description:

An intensive in-depth training for those interested in the Master Gardener program. Preregistration and acceptance into the class is required.

Session topic:

Home Fruit Production

Registration:

Contact the Greene County University of Missouri Extension office at 417-881-8909 for registration details.

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$150.00

Facilitator:

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




2014 Focus on Kids (Session 2 of 8)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Extension Center in Blue Springs
1106 W. Main Street, Blue Springs MO map...

Description:

An educational program for divorcing parents.
The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.

Registration:

University of Missouri Extension at 816-252-5051

Class size:

10

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00




FastTrac GrowthVenture - Piedmont (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Clearwater Middle School Library
RT 4 Box 1004, Piedmont MO map...

Description:

FastTrac GrowthVenture helps existing entrepreneurs analyze their current business situation to identify the best opportunities for growth. Budgeting, sales strategies, management team roles, operational systems and business plan implementation are key areas of emphasis. The course also facilitates networking between entrepreneurs and professionals.

Session topic:

Participants will consider how to strengthen their products or services as well as identify potential new ones. They will be looking at protecting their intellectual property as a way to build value in the business and create a competitive advantage.

Registration:

There is no fee for the class but registration is required. Funding for this opportunity was provided by the Delta Regional Authority. All participants will receive a textbook and handouts.

Registration
deadline:

2/14/2014

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kevin Anderson, andersonkl@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Council meeting (Session 4 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Session topic:

Meeting of the Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Council.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Atchison County Extension Council (Session 10 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Velma Houts Building
Rock Port MO

Description:

Monthly meeting of the Atchison County Extension Council

Session topic:

April regular meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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