MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- April 24 to 25, 2017
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2017
- April 29 to 30, 2017
2017 MU Dental CE Weekend
- May 15 to 18, 2017
2017 Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership
- May 17 to 18, 2017
Charting the LifeCourse Showcase
- May 17, 2017
Missouri Bridge Conference 2017
- May 19 to 20, 2017
39th Annual Common Childhood Problems Conference
- June 5 to 9, 2017
2017 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 6 to July 26, 2017
2017 Summer Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Workshops
- June 7 to 9, 2017
2017 IPG Symposium on Root Biology
- June 8 to 9, 2017
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 11 to 14, 2017
ICPR - International Conference on Pig Reproduction
- June 12 to 16, 2017
2017 University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute
- June 14 to 16, 2017
Cambio de Colores 2017
- June 15 to 16, 2017
2017 MU Master Gardeners State Conference
- Aug. 5 to 9, 2017
56th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America
- Aug. 17, 2017
Family Caregivers Conference
- Sept. 17 to 21, 2017
TRTR 2017 - Test, Research and Training Reactors
- Sept. 22, 2017
5th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
Missouri 4-H events
Development Program calendar
Telecenter Network calendar
Nursing Outreach Conferences
CAFNR events calendar
University of Missouri calendar
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017
MU Youth Development Academy - Columbia, MO
When: Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, 8:15 a.m. to Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, 5 p.m.
YDA raises the potential of professionals to design and lead positive youth development for children and youth, ages 5-18. For-credit and non-credit options available. more...
See website for full registration info. more...
Tuition and fees vary by registration option. See website for details.
Diabetes Self-Management (Session 1 of 6)
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This course is designed for help people who have diabetes or individuals who care for someone who has diabetes to become better self-managers of their condition. This program will consist of six sessions each lasting 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Participants will learn to plan healthful meals with balanced carbohydrates, learn more about the benefits of physical activity, discuss blood sugar highs and lows, and how to communicate more effectively with health professionals. Participants will receive a free book and weekly prizes!
Pre-register by calling the MU Extension office in Lebanon at 417-532-7126
There is no charge for this class, but at least 8 participants must be registered for class to occur.
Instructors: Amy Bartels and Mary Sebade, Nutrition and Health Education Specialists with MU Extension
Starting a Business: The First Steps
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
3950 Newman Road, Joplin MO map...
Before you start a business, be certain to attend this training. Participants will have an opportunity to assess their business idea, learn about the importance of planning, discuss legal and regulatory requirements, learn about marketing strategies, and identify sources of financing. Each participant will receive a Start-up manual. more...
Lisa Robinson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Missouri Southern State University SBTDC
phone: (417) 625-9575
The Successful Business: Planning & Funding
When: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, 6 p.m. to Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 9 p.m.
MSU's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center
405 N Jefferson Avenue, Springfield MO map...
Preparation is key to the success of any business venture. Whether you are starting a new business, growing an established business, or launching a new product or service, preparation is the key. Learn how to utilize several tools in the process of developing a plan for your business. Whether formal or informal, translating your ideas into a working plan will increase the odds in your favor. This seminar provides an overview of two approaches to business plans and the steps necessary to develop those plans. Also, a special emphasis will be placed how to fund the business once the plan has been developed. In addition to the course instruction, support material is provided which includes a workbook, software, and other documents. more...
A second person from the same business may attend for a fee of $99.00. Call the SBTDC for information on how to obtain this discounted fee. 417-837-2617
Selling to the Government: The First Steps
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon
University of Missouri Extension, St. Louis County Office
132 E Monroe Avenue, Saint Louis MO map...
The federal government awards more than $400 billion dollars in contracts annually to small business owners. Are you ready to market yourself to the world's largest customer? This three-hour seminar offers an overview of the critical first steps to becoming a government contractor, how to identify opportunities and understanding the contracting process. The seminar will also cover MO PTAC services available to assist Missouri businesses in all aspects of government contracting.
Please contact Millie Miller-Hoover at 314 400 7378 or email@example.com
Extension Council Online Election - Webster County
When: Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, midnight to Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, 11:55 p.m.
Webster County Extension Center
800 S Marshall St, Marshfield MO map...
Citizens age 18 and over in Webster County, pursuant to the provisions of Sec. 262 577, R.S. MO 1969, will have an opportunity to vote for and elect members to the University of Missouri Extension Council. The elected and appointed members of the Extension Council will guide and direct Extension work within the county.
Voting will occur online at http://extension.missouri.edu/webster/election.aspx or by printed ballot at the Webster County Extension Center. more...
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Advanced (Session 2 of 17)
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) is an 8-week strength-training program for older adults. SSSH is modeled after the evidenced-based StrongWomen program developed by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science at Tufts University. While the original Tufts program includes only women, University of Missouri Extension has adapted the curriculum to include men.
Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured and effective strength-training program. At each session a prescribed set of 8 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.
The second of sixteen sessions
To register call the Stone County University of Missouri Extension Office 417-357-6812
Galena on the Move pays $20.00 of the fee. The participants each pay the other $20.00.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Sedalia (Session 1 of 16)
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Kempton Room at the Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO.
3201 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...
The Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Program is an evidence-based strength training program designed to meet the fitness needs of older adults and middle age sedentary adults. It is an eight-week program, where participants are guided through a strength training routine two times per week.
The event will be held in the Kempton Room at the Fred E. Davis Multi-Purpose Center at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, MO. Class will be from 9:15-10:15 a.m. more...
Session 1 will include participants filling out introductory paperwork, pre-assessments, and a shortened work-out introducing the eight strength training exercises.
Participants must contact Melissa Cotton at the Pettis County Extension Office at 1012A Thompson Blvd. Sedalia, MO 65301, by telephone at 660-827-0591, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cooking Matters for Parents (Session 1 of 6)
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
205 N Payne St, Liberal MO map...
Cooking Matters for Parents is a program that helps parents and families eat healthier on a budget. Participants will learn about food and kitchen safety, as well as nutrition, reading recipes, saving money at the store, and more. Each week, we will make a meal together in class and participants get to take home ingredients to prepare the meal for their families'.
Encourage parents to create a healthy home food environment for their families.
To register, please call Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579
Leadership Phelps County (Session 5 of 11)
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phelps County Extension Center
Courthouse, 200 N Main Street, Rolla MO map...
Leadership Phelps County - Leadership Development for New and Seasoned Leaders/Managers in the Phelps County Community.
What is leadership? Challenges, skills to be successful.
Leadership Phelps County - Economic and Industry Impacts Day
Building It From The Ground Up Starting the Farm (Session 1 of 9)
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
205 S Hickory St, Buffalo MO map...
This program is designed to address the needs of land owners looking to improve their property as well as their outputs and profitability over the long run of the operation. Realizing finances may be limited and/or restricted we will be working with those individuals trying to make sound economic decisions about their operations.
Targeting both new and old land owners/operators looking to run up to 50-75 breeding cows, 100 stockers, 50-75 breeding goats and/or sheep, or a small registered livestock operation, on farms ranging from 20-160+ acres, operated as a part time and/or hobby farm as well as the full time farmer. This may not be their sole source of income, but a part-time occupation, recreational/retirement farm. It is not only about making a living on the farm, but about living on the farm, raising children on the farm, and having the rural way of life. The farm just needs to pay for itself and if it makes a little money along the way….. Great!
Session #1 Soils and Soil Nutrition: Taking good soil samples correctly, Reading and understanding your soil test, Effects of N, P, K, and limestone on the farm, When and why you apply fertilizer as well as using computer soil information to plan your farm, [web soil (computer generated farm maps)], etc.
Hickory County MU Extension Office, 203 Cedar St., Hermitage MO, 65757
417 745 6767
Individuals wanting to attend any of the programs may do so for $15.00 per person or a couple fee of $25.00 a night/session. If you sign up for all nights/sessions @ $100.00 per individual or a couple fee of $150.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.
Missouri Training Institute (MTI) - Supervisory Certificate Series (Session 1 of 4)
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Workforce Development Board of Western MO
3208 W 16th Street, Sedalia MO map...
It makes sense to promote employees from within—you know their skills and work habits. However, the technical skills that made them great on the frontline are not the same skills they will need to be a good supervisor. This series is designed to give supervisors the skills they need to lead effectively.
Building Effective Relationships (Day 1): Building effective relationships with the team members is one of the best strategies to ensure team performance and prevent future conflict. By focusing on relationships, you gain trust and respect. This session will examine personality differences, generational differences, and how to proactively build trust.
Your Legal Responsibilities (Day 2): Supervisors must protect the organization from liability. This session explores the legal responsibilities of the supervisory role examining best practice solutions for discrimination, sexual harassment, and progressive discipline process.
Communicating Successfully (Day 2): Successful communication requires more than just speaking your mind loudly enough for others to hear you. Sharpen your written and verbal communication skills to maximize understanding, and minimize confusion among those with whom you communicate.
Leading High Performance Teams (Day 3): Learn how to set team boundaries and communicate expectations to increase the commitment and performance of your employees.
Conflict Resolution (Day 3): In the workplace, even healthy differences can escalate into conflict. Addressing it quickly and effectively is a crucial supervisory skill.
Coaching Employees (Day 4): Learn the coaching tools you need to motivate, delegate, and diagnose performance problems, provide performance feedback, and facilitate the problem-solving process with employees.
Building Effective Relationships - Building effective relationships with the team members is one of the best strategies to ensure team performance and prevent future conflict. By focusing on relationships, you gain trust and respect. This session will examine personality differences, generational differences, and how to proactively build trust.
To Register please contact:
University of Missouri Extension-Camden County
PO Box 1405
Camdenton MO 65020
Enhanced Enterprise Zone Meeting
When: Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, noon to Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 1 p.m.
Cape Girardeau County Extension Office
684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...
This meeting will cover information pertaining to the local EEZ in Cape Girardeau County.
Polk County Clover Kids (Session 4 of 9)
When: Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Youth building at the Polk County Fairgrounds
4560 S. 100th Road, Bolivar MO map...
Clover Kids - a club meeting for 4-H members ages 5-7. Activities and snacks are provided at each meeting. Activities are science based, open ended and hands-on, requiring critical thinking, exploration and creativity. Attendees must be enrolled as a 4-H Clover Kid in Polk County.
Through Clover Kids clubs, children learn how to get along, share, and work in groups, explore their interests, and build self-confidence. Clover Kid Activities introduce five to seven-year olds to the 4-H concept of learning by doing.
January 12 - Polk County Clover Kids