MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- April 6 to 7, 2015
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2015
- April 8, 2015
Scholastic Journalism Day 2015
- April 9, 2015
1st Annual Missouri Bridge Conference
- April 20 to 22, 2015
2015 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity
- April 21 to 22, 2015
Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity: Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts
- May 12 to 14, 2015
66th Annual Traffic and Safety Conference
- May 27 to 29, 2015
2015 IPG Symposium
- June 1 to 5, 2015
2015 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 3 to 7, 2015
FRTI Summer Fire School 2015
- June 4 to 5, 2015
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 10 to 12, 2015
Cambio de Colores 2015
- July 7 to 8, 2015
2015 Missouri Dairy Grazing Conference
Missouri 4-H events
Development Program calendar
Telecenter Network calendar
Nursing Outreach Conferences
CAFNR events calendar
University of Missouri calendar
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Garden Inspired Writing Retreat (Session 8 of 8)
When: Thursday, May 1, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon
Start in the atrium of the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...
Experience nature and be inspired by the beauty of the gardens. This retreat is for anyone who wants to be more creative whether you like journal writing, poetry, fiction, non-fiction or news writing. No prior writing experience is needed. Bring a lawn chair and your own writing tools. Attend one session, or all four. Enjoy the burst of creativity that comes when you combine nature with other inspired writers. more...
For three hours, let MU Extension specialist David Burton, a journalist and published author, guide your journey into the natural world with creative writing exercises in the gardens. These sessions are held rain or shine (under cover if weather is bad)
Register by check at the Greene County Extension Center or by mail (download form on our website). Credit cards can be used for online registration only. more...
Cooking Matters at the Store (CMAT) (Session 3 of 6)
When: Thursday, May 1, 2014, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Walmart Super Center Aurora, 3020 S Elliott Ave, 65605
3020 S Elliott Ave , Aurora MO map...
Cooking Matters at the Store is an interactive grocery store tour that teaches low-income families to shop for healthy, affordable food. Participants learn to find whole grains, buy fruits and vegetables on a tight budget, compare unit prices, and read food labels.
Cooking Matters at the Store is an interactive grocery store tour that teaches low-income families to shop for healthy, affordable food. Participants learn to find whole grains, buy fruits and vegetables on a tight budget, compare unit prices.
Call the Barton County Extension Office: 417-682-3579
Farmers Market of the Ozarks "Ask the Expert" display (Session 1 of 5)
When: Thursday, May 1, 2014, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Farmers Market of the Ozarks
First Thursday informational booth at the Farmers Market of the Ozarks. Join MU Extension and LU Extension horticulture specialists for information on gardening in the Ozarks. Consultation for commercial vegetable and fruit producers is also available.
First Thursday informational booth at the Farmers Market of the Ozarks.
Organic Gardening Academy (Session 2 of 11)
When: Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center
2400 S. Scenic Avenue, Springfield MO map...
The Greene County MU Extension office is pleased to host the 2014 Organic Gardening Academy. This series of classes related to organic gardening will present proven, science based techniques on a wide range of topics. Each class will include a presentation of the subject, followed by a hands-on demonstration of the techniques learned during the class. The speakers have a passion for organic gardening, and subject matter expertise.
A Healthy Garden Soil - The Basis of Organic Gardening
The introductory class on April 17 is free. The registration fee for each following class is $20. A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014. To register or for more information, contact Lorri Winters at the MU Extension - Greene County office; 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, MO; call 417-881-8909, or email WintersL@missouri.edu
A discounted rate of $180 is available for all 10 classes purchased as a package, if purchased by May 1, 2014.