MU Extension events calendar
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Webster County Master Gardeners Plant Sale
When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8 a.m. to noon
Webster County Extension Center parking lot
800 S. Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...
A large variety of plants, mostly provided by Master Gardeners from their own gardens, will be for sale. Proceeds from this plant sale help Master Gardeners fund community beautification projects and continue the group’s mission of providing unbiased, research-based landscaping and gardening education to the public.
People are advised to arrive early if they want the best choices of hostas, flowers, ferns, ornamental grasses, trees, hanging baskets, and more. Concessions provided by Webster County 4-H.
Master Gardener- Annual Plant Sale
When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Bass Pro Shops
18001 Bass Pro Drive, Independence MO map...
Annuals, vegetable, herbs, perennials and native plants sale
Clippin and Fittin Beef Cattle Camp
When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9 a.m. to Sunday, May 11, 2014, 4 p.m.
Henry County Fairgrounds
Clipping and Fitting Clinic for Beef Cattle for 4-H and FFA members to gain experience first hand from a professional fitter.
Work with Chuck McCullough on leaning the ins and outs of grooming cattle from daily care, clipping and fitting.
MU Extension "Farm Page of the Air" radio program (Session 215 of 240)
When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Radio station KWTO
This radio program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Morris Westfall conducts the interview with Patrick Byers, MU Extension-Greene County regional horticulture specialist. The program airs several times on Saturday and Sunday on radio stations KWTO, KTXR, and KBFL.
Plant Sale, limited varieties/quantities (Session 2 of 2)
When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9 a.m. to noon
University of Missouri Extension Center
260 Brown Rd, Saint Peters MO map...
Hosted by St. Charles County Master Gardeners. Plants may include vegetables, Missouri natives, annuals, herbs, perennials and others.
Plants remaining from April 26 sale will be sold 9 am to Noon or until gone.
Focus on Kids
When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Meeting Room 1 in the basement of Union Memorial Auditorium in Union.
500 East Locust Street, Union MO map...
More than half of all marriages end in divorce, and the majority of these involve children. Conflict between parents, both before and after a divorce, is associated with many negative outcomes in children. The purpose of this workshop is to help parents learn how to nurture and support their children during and after their divorce.
2 1/2 hour interactive workshop to help parents understand how to make divorce more successful for their children.
Contact Franklin County University of Missouri Extension Office, 636-583-5141, 116 West Main, Union, MO 63084. Pre-registration and pre-payment required at least 24 hours before class. $40 per person payable by cash, check or money order made payable to: Franklin County Extension Council.
Classes are court ordered parenting classes for divorcing parents with minor age children, divorced parents who are filing a motion to modify, or never marrieds who are parents of a minor age child.
Fee can be waived by Family Court Administrator
When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rolla Public Library
900 North Pine Street, Rolla MO map...
The University of Missouri Phelps County Extension will hold a basic beekeeping class Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Rolla Public Library, 900 North Pine Street, from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. Cost is $10 to cover class handouts. The class will include a short history of beekeeping; basics about bees; the parts of a bee hive, review of what a beekeeper should do their first year of beekeeping and time for questions. The class will be taught by Phelps County Advanced Master Gardener Charlotte Wiggins, Missouri State Beekeeping Association secretary. The purpose of this class is to help those interested in beekeeping become familiar with bees, beekeeping equipment and the basics of what it takes to be a successful beekeeper the first year of keeping bees. Master gardeners and Master Naturalists attending will receive 3 hours of advanced training credit towards their annual certification.
The class will include a short history of beekeeping; basics about bees; the parts of a bee hive, review of what a beekeeper should do their first year of beekeeping and time for questions.
To register, please contact University of Missouri’s Phelps County Extension office at 573-458-6260 or email Fahertyl@missouri.edu by Friday, May 2, 2014 or visit http://extension.missouri.edu/phelps. For more information, contact Charlotte at email@example.com.
Southern Missouri Sheep and Goat Conference
When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thayer Elementary School Gym
365 East Walnut, Thayer MO map...
University of Missouri Extension and Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) will host a seminar for sheep and goat producers. Topics covered at the seminar include tips and strategies to make sheep and goat producers more successful on their operation.
Guest speakers for the program are Dr. Jodie Pennington, Region Extension Specialist—Small Ruminants, LUCE, and Mark Kennedy, Grazing Consultant and Retired State Grassland Conservationist.
BUB Ranch Buying Station, Koshkonong, MO, has partnered with Oregon County Extension to bring you this informative program.
The meeting will cover the following topics: Selection of Breeding Stock, Production of Hair and Wool Sheep, Health and Diseases of Sheep and Goat, panel of sheep and goat producers, Marketing, and Forages for Small Ruminants.
Contact the Oregon County Extension Office at 417-778-7490.
Lunch and reference materials included with registration.
Harrison County Wellness Challenge-Community Garden Ground Breaking 5/10/14
When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10 a.m. to noon
Harrison County Health Department
1700 Bethany Ave, Bethany MO map...
Participants will get some physical activity while learning gardening techniques to grow their own produce.
Participants will learn gardening techniques with hands-on activities along with nutrition information about the fruits and vegetables they are planting. They will also receive a code to use in achieving points in the Harrison County Wellness Challenge.