MU Extension events calendar
Friday, Aug. 10, 2012
Drought Management Forum (Session 1 of 2)
When: Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Lehman’s Restaurant, Versailles MO
Join MU Extension Agriculture specialists, to learn about management options for dealing with the drought in your farming operation. Some topics to be covered will include precautions with nitrates, stretching hay supplies, supplementing pasture and hay, soil fertility after a drought, etc. Questions are welcomed! The goal is to answer your questions in an open forum format.
Drought Management Forum
Drought Management Forum starting at 8 a.m. on Friday, August 10th at Lehman’s Restaurant, Versailles MO. This program is open to the public.
Starting and Managing a Business
When: Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
University of Central Missouri
Dockery Building, Room 107, Warrensburg MO map...
This eight-hour offering will acquaint you with the basics of starting and managing a small business in Missouri. It is designed for those who are thinking about starting a business, have made a decision to start a business or have been in business for less than two years.
Register online or contact the SBTDC at 660-543-4402 or email firstname.lastname@example.org more...
$34.50 for each additional person
Kelly Dyer, email@example.com
University of Central Missouri SBTDC
Show Me 4-H Wares - Youth Selling Items at the State Fair
When: Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, 9 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, 5 p.m.
Mizzou Central Bldg - Missouri State Fairgrounds
2503 W 16th St, Sedalia MO map...
The 6th Annual Show Me 4-H Wares booth is accepting applications for young entrepreneurs to market and sell 4-H projects, or other original goods or services at the Missouri State Fair on August 9, 10, 11 or 12, 2012. The 4-H youth marketplace is located in the Mizzou Central Building.
Individual 4-H youth, or groups of up to three youth representing a 4-H club, can apply to market or sell original products or services (except food products to be consumed at the fair).
Youth enrolled in the 4-H entrepreneurship project, or participating in Show Me 4-H Wares county fair booths, are encouraged to apply, but any 4-H member is eligible.
Show Me 4-H Wares at the Missouri State Fair
The application should include:
1. A thorough description of the product or service
2. A recommendation from an unrelated adult
3. A sample item or quality photo of the item
4. Approval of county 4-H staff
Up to 16 youth exhibitors will be selected to represent Missouri 4-H, and to display/sell in a 4-hour or 8-hour timeslot on August 9, 10, 11, or 12. Exhibitors will start being selected after July 1. Youth may apply until August 1, or until all booth spaces fill up. more...
Better Choices, Better Health (Session 1 of 6)
When: Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
The meeting room of the Laclede County Extension Office.
186 Northgate Dr, Lebanon MO map...
Do you have arthritis, asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, depression, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, lupus, or any other chronic health condition? Do you live or care for someone with a chronic health condition? Better Choices, Better Health is a 6 week workshop that teaches you the skills you need to manage your symptoms and take control of your health! Learn how to: deal with stress, fear, and anxiety; manage medications; manage symptoms; eat healthier; communicate more effectively; and sleep better.
To register for this class please call the Laclede County University of Missouri Extension Office at 417-532-7126 or stop by the office located at 186-D North Adams Avenue in Lebanon.
This class is funded by a grant, so it is free to attend.
A Matter of Balance (Session 2 of 7)
When: Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Matter of Balance is a program on Preventing Falls & is being offered in Springfield at an assisted living facility but is not open to the public.
Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis-MM (Session 12 of 16)
When: Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Kansas City MO
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.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 3 of 11)
When: Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Meeting Room in the Laclede County Extension Office
186-D North Adams Avenue, Lebanon MO map...
To register for this class please call the Laclede County Extension Office at (417)532-7126.