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    Wednesday, May 29, 2013

    Management Intensive Grazing School

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to Thursday, May 30, 2013, 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    UCM Prussing Farm
    Warrensburg MO

    Description:

    The Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District and partnering agencies, MU Extension, University of Central Missouri and Johnson County Farm Bureau are working together to put on a Regional Grazing School for livestock owners and managers in Johnson County and the surrounding areas. The school will be held starting at 8:30 a. m. on May 29th and last through 3:00 p. m. on May 30th in Warrensburg, Missouri at the shooting range building located on the University of Central Missouri Prussing Farm. The school will cover a variety of topics related to livestock and grassland management, including the following: Art and Science of Grazing Management, Soil Fertility and Forage Availability, Layout and Design of Grazing Systems, Grazier’s math, Livestock Nutrition and Forage Quality, Economics of Grazing Management and Evaluation of Farm Resources. School activities will include presentations on these topics as well as farm visits to view existing managed grazing systems and to conduct field exercises. Lunch will be provided to participants both days.

    Registration:

    For directions and more information about the school please contact James Watterson, Natural Resource Conservation Service at 660-747-8400, extension 3 (e-mail: james.watterson@mo.usda.gov) or Patrick Davis, MU Extension at 660-747-3193 (e-mail: davismp@missouri.edu).

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/24/2013

    Cost:

    $65.00
    Or $85 per couple to cover the cost of material provided to the participants and part of the meals.

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cedar County
    phone: 417-276-3313




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 8 of 10)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    Warren County Senior Center
    501 Ashland Ave, Warrenton MO map...

    Description:

    This progra will be held at the Warren County Senior Center on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 until 11:00.

    Session topic:

    Session 8 exercise

    Registration:

    Contact Chris Merritt at the University of Missouri Extension Center in Warren County, 636-456-3444 or merrittc@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    4/10/2013

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cedar County
    phone: 417-276-3313




    Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis - DB (Session 11 of 13)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Where:  
    Don Bosco Center
    Kansas City MO

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Arthritis is an easy and effective exercise class, integrating the mind and body, that improves flexibility, muscle strength and balance. The class is based on the Tai Chi for Arthritis program supported by the Arthritis Foundation of America.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cedar County
    phone: 417-276-3313




    Cooking Matters for Diabetics (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Katy Trails Housing Complex, Community Room
    Clinton MO

    Description:

    This 6 week class focuses on hands-on basic food prep and food budeting skills for limited resources individuals who have diabetes OR a caregiver to a diabetic.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Susan Mills-Gray, Mills-GrayS@missouri.edu
    Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
    phone: 816-506-3338




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy, Family Love Adult Day Health Care (Session 5 of 10)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Family Love Adult Day Care
    286 DeBaliviere Ave., Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    A strength training program for middle-aged and older adults. The programs goal is to improve health and quality of life. Exercise sessions to improve strength and balance include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises and cool-down stretches. An orientation and pre-assessment precede nine weeks of exercise sessions, and the program concludes with a post-assessment.

    Registration:

    Call Joyce Wilks
    Phone: (314)367-5683

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $25.00

    Facilitator:

    Damaris Karanja, karanjad@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Louis County
    phone: 314-400-7298




    Pasture Based Dairy Systems - South Central Dairy Grazers May Pasture Walk

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Description:

    South Central Dairy Grazers May Pasture Walk

    Session topic:

    The May pasture walk will be held at Lorreda Dairy north of Hartville and hosted by Ernst and Emmanuel Roth.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Ted Probert, ProbertT@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Wright County
    phone: 417-349-4134




    Arthritis Exercise Class (Session 6 of 12)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Senior citizens Center

    Session topic:

    Introduction to class, workshop overview. Each class is organized to include: Health Education, Joint check warm-up, Exercises for 35 minutes to include: Range of Motion & strengthening, Balance, endurance exercises; cool down and relaxation.

    Registration:

    To register, please call MU- Extension Office in Greenfield- Tina Brownsberger at 417-637-2112

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    The class is free- brought to you by The Arthritis Foundation. Participants will receive a Participant Manual with exercises and instructions on how to exercise safely.

    Facilitator:

    Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
    phone: 816-252-5051




    Tai Chi for Health - Mizzou (Session 8 of 11)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    Mizzou Center/Mizzou Health Impact Center
    1600 NE Coronado Drive, Blue Springs MO map...

    Description:

    Tai Chi for Health is easy to learn for relaxation, strengthening mind and body, and improving health and fitness. The gentle movements of Tai Chi have been shown to improve coordination, balance, flexibility, muscle strength, and posture. Tai Chi helps create a sense of well-being while facilitating mind/body awareness and reducing stress.

    Registration:

    Mizzou Center/Mizzou Health Impact Center
    816-655-6718

    Class size:

    10

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $50.00
    $30 for 6 weeks $50 for 12 weeks

    Facilitator:

    Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
    phone: 816-252-5051




    4-H Livestock Projects Weigh In

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:  
    Fairgrounds
    Hwy 142, Doniphan MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Master Gardener Level 1 Training (Session 13 of 16)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    University of Missouri Extension Center
    260 Brown Rd, St. Peters MO map...

    Session topic:

    Home Fruit Production

    Registration:

    Call 636-970-3000. Visa, Master Card and Discover accepted.

    Class size:

    30

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $195.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Stone 4-H Club (Session 31 of 35)

    When:  Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Description:

    The Stone 4-H Club usually meets the last Wednesday of each month at the United Methodist Church in Monroe City. For more information, contact the Marion County Extension Center at 573/769-2177.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Stephanie Milner, milnersn@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064