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Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

MU Extension Agriculture Connection Radio Program (Session 31 of 52)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Where:  
107.7 The Lake Radio Station
1225 Hwy 39 S, Stockton MO map...

Description:

This radio program is setup to educate listeners on current topic within agriculture and provide them with knowlege that they can implement to improve their agriculture enterprise. MU Extension Specialist involved in the program are from the areas of Livestock and Agronomy. The program is broadcasted weekly on Mondays at 8:30 a. m. on 107.7 FM The Lake in Stockton, MO.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




FREE VITA Tax Preparation by Appointment Only, Northwest MO (Session 1 of 18)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 9 a.m. to Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, 7 p.m.

Where:  
Andrew County Extension Office
411 Court, 2nd Floor Courthouse, Savannah MO map...

Description:

If you are low- to moderate-income, and would like help with filing your taxes, we will help you at no cost to you. Free tax returns can also be prepared for high school and college students; as well as individuals and families who do not own a business.
You do need to make an appointment. You can make your appointment by calling your local University of Missouri Extension Center or call the Andrew County Extension Center at 816.324.3147, Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM or you can leave a message and Kathy or Rebecca will return your call. Bring picture IDs for all adults, Social Security cards for everyone you are claiming, W-2s, 1099s, etc. It is also a good idea to bring anything you receive in the mail that indicates it is tax related and a copy of your last years’ tax return.

Session topic:

Free Tax Preparation in Andrew County

Registration:

Call for appointment.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Rebecca J. Travnichek, Ph.D, AFC, TravnichekR@missouri.edu
Andrew County MU Extension Center
phone: (816) 324-3147




Soil Health Workshop

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
Knox County Community Center
207 North Fourth Street, Edina MO map...

Description:

This workshop for row crop farmers and agribusinesses will provide information on managing soil health using cover crops and other conservation management practices. Presented by University of Missouri Extension and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Registration:

Mail $10 registration check made payable to "Soil Health Workshop" to Jill Staples MU-BREC, 4968 Rangeline Road, Columbia, MO 65201. Email staplesj@missouri.edu or call Jill Staples at 573-239-2179.

Registration
deadline:

1/13/2014

Cost:

$10.00

Facilitator:

Max Glover, GloverM@missouri.edu
Shelby County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/633-2640




VITA Tax Service- Taney County OACAC (Ozarks Area Community Action Council) (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where:  
Taney County OACAC office.
610 S. Sixth St., Branson MO map...

Description:

VITA tax service and education. Clients meeting IRS eligibility for VITA service can make an appointment to have thier taxes done at no charge. Volunteers who do the taxes are trained and certified by the IRS and MU Extension. We do not do itemized taxes, business taxes or capital gains and losses.

Registration:

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment call Jan 15 or after: 417-546-4431 or 888-504-0443.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Nellie Lamers, LamersN@missouri.edu
Taney County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/546-4431




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 3 of 10)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
lower level Cape Girardeau County Extension Center
684 W. Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Effective strength traing program for those over 50 using weights along with warm-up and cool-down stretches.

Session topic:

Effective strength traing program for those over 50 using weights along with warm-up and cool-down stretches

Registration:

Call the Cape Girardeau County Extension Center

Registration
deadline:

1/6/2014

Class size:

22

Event full:

No

Cost:

$25.00

Facilitator:

Mary Gosche, GoscheM@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 243-3581




Relatives As Parents - eleconference

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Where:  
Poplar Bluff MO

Description:

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren state teleconference

Session topic:

we had a state teleconference for the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support groups.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Phyllis Flanigan, FlaniganP@missouri.edu
Butler County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/686-8064




Private Pesticide Applicator Training

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Saline County Extension Office
Marshall MO

Description:

Fulfills the requirement for private applicators to be licensed to use restricted use pesticides on their land.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Crook, CrookW@missouri.edu
Chariton County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 288-3239




Shelby County 4-H Council (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
Shelby County Extension Office

Description:

The Shelby County 4-H Council is a decision making board made up of 4-H Club Leaders or delegates. This group helps organize county 4-H events and activities.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Tracie Moore, mooretra@missouri.edu
Macon County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/385-2173




4-H Council Meeting (Session 15 of 21)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri-Shelby County Extension Center
106 E. Third Street, Shelbyville MO map...

Session topic:

The Shelby County 4-H Council will meet at the Shelby County Extension Center.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Daniel, DanielLB@missouri.edu
Shelby County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 633-2640




Greene County Extension Council Meeting (Session 12 of 25)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
inside Nathanael Greene Park
2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield MO map...

Description:

The Greene County Extension Council is comprised of 16 publicly elected council members and 4 appointed members who work with MU Extension specialists to provide the county educational program, manage finances of local MU Extension operations, provide personnel to carry out MU Extension activities locally and organize the annual public election of MU Extension council members.  more...

Session topic:

Specific items for this month’s meeting are posted on the Greene County Extension Center website under council business. Meetings are held to approve bills, plan programs and vote on policy related to the local county extension office.

Registration:

None. Meetings are open to the public and conducted in accordance with the Missouri Sunshine Law. Council agendas are posted online prior to each meeting.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Pulaski County Extension Council Meeting (Session 1 of 11)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Pulaski County Extension Office
403 School Street, Waynesville MO map...

Description:

The Pulaski County Extension Council meets the last Monday of the month at 5:30pm in the Pulaski County Extension Office.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Sarah M. Traub, traubs@missouri.edu
Cooper County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/882-5661




Missouri Master Naturalist Training (Session 1 of 15)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Joplin MO

Registration:

Contact the Jasper County University of Missouri Extension Center, 417/358-2158, e-mail: jasperco@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

1/17/2014

Class size:

30

Event full:

No

Cost:

$85.00

Facilitator:

Janet C. LaFon, LafonJ@missouri.edu
Jasper County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 358-2158




Female Calving Clinic

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Location:

Missouri Valley Commission Company (the sale barn in Boonville).
14747 Old Highway 40
Boonville, MO 65233
For directions:
(660) 882-7413 or www.movalleylivestock.com

14747 Old Highway 40 , Boonville MO map...

Description:

This program is for female livestock owners who want to learn more about helping their livestock get through difficult births and what to do after their offspring are born. Women and girls are invited to come to get hands on experience with help from veterinarians along with information about how to care for the newborn after a difficult birth.

Program will be held at the Missouri Valley Commission Company (sale barn in Boonville) and start at 6:00 PM.  more...

Session topic:

Down and dirty work stations (come prepared for the cold and to get dirty):
Bob Barrons with Norbrook, INC. discuss current trends in cattle parasite control and will sponsor snacks, for this event.
Basics of body condition scoring and knowing th

Registration:

Register through Cooper County Extension office at cooperco@missouri.edu or 660-882-5661

Registration
deadline:

1/24/2014

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
Females over 18 $20.00 Females under 18 $10.00

Facilitator:

Wendy Rapp, flattw@missouri.edu
Howard County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/248-2272




Relatives As Parents--Northland Grandfamilies (Session 13 of 23)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
Platte Woods United Methodist Church
7310 NW Prairie View Road, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Northland Grandfamilies program serves grandparents in Clay and Platte Counties who are raising their grandchildren. The program also serves aunts/uncles and other relatives who are raising children under the age of 18. The program seeks to raise awareness of the issues facing grandparents/aunts/uncles who are filling the parenting role. Advocacy, education and referral services are important aspects of the program. Support group meetings are scheduled twice a month, with guest speakers on topics of interest. The program is made possible by a partnership of the Clay County Extension Council, the Platte County Senior Fund and Clay County Senior Services.

Session topic:

The evening support group meeting this month will feature a guest speaker: Kathy Macken, Executive Director of the Platte County Senior Fund.

Registration:

Any grandparent who is raising grandchildren age 18 or younger is welcome to participate in Northland Grandfamilies. The program is also open to aunts/uncles and other adult relatives who are raising children. The program is free of charge. If attending a Northland Grandfamilies support group meeting for the first time, please call in advance for more information: 816-407-3490

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diana Milne, MilneD@missouri.edu
Clay County MU Extension Center
phone: 816/407-3490




Christian County Master Gardeners monthy meeting (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Gordon L. Carriker, Ph.D., carrikerg@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Improve Your Computer Skills 2014 (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
The class will be held in the computer room of the old Ag Education building at Mark Twain High School, Center, MO.
21622 Highway 19, Center MO map...

Description:

Learn how to maintain and protect your computer, manage files, integrate your smartphone, tablet and your computer, set-up a home network, use social media sites like Facebook and Youtube, manage digital images and many more helpful tips!

Session topic:

Just like a car, a computer needs regular maintenance to keep it performing at peak condition. In this session, we will cover basic maintenance tips, copying and moving files, and other Windows tips.

Registration:

Registration for the class is required. Contact the Ralls County University of Missouri Extension office at 573-985-3911 to register. Registration closes January 17, 2014.

Registration
deadline:

1/17/2014

Class size:

17

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00
The fee is $20 per person or $25 a couple if you share a computer.

Facilitator:

Jim Meyer, MeyerJE@missouri.edu
Ralls County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 985-3911




Shelby County Youth Fair Board Meeting (Session 11 of 13)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
University of Missouri Shelby County Extension Center
106 E. 3rd St, Shelbyville MO map...

Session topic:

Shelby County Youth Fair Board Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Lesley Daniel, DanielLB@missouri.edu
Shelby County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 633-2640




Fertilizer and Soil Fertility School (Session 5 of 10)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Holt County Courthouse Annex, University of Missouri Extension office
101. E. Missouri, Oregon MO map...

Description:

Ten session course designed for CCAs, Dealers and Growers to learn all aspects of fertilizers and soil fertility including making recommendations.

Session topic:

Fertilizer phosphorus, managing soil P, nutrient sources, P soil testing

Registration:

Contact Holt County Extension office at 660-446-3724.

Registration
deadline:

12/31/2013

Class size:

25

Event full:

No

Cost:

$195.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Flanary, flanaryw@missouri.edu
Holt County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/446-3724




Lincoln County Extension Council Banquet

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Fairgrounds Hall
Troy MO

Description:

The banquet serves to celebrate MU extension in Lincoln County, recognize supporters and present Leaders Honor Roll, conclude annual council elections, and acknowledge Century Farms.

Session topic:

Lincoln County annual Banquet

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Wayne Shannon, ShannonS@missouri.edu
Lincoln County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 528-4613




Franklin County 4-H Council Meeting

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Scenic Regional Library
308 Hawthorne Drive, Union MO map...

Description:

4-H Council Meeting

Session topic:

4-H Council Meeting

Registration:

None - Meeting is open to all.

Registration
deadline:

1/27/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Master Gardener (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Macon County Extension Center
514 E Briggs Drive, Suite D, Macon MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Dave Hileman, HilemanD@missouri.edu
Franklin County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 583-5141




Warren County Extension Council Meeting (Session 7 of 12)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




Good Neighbors 4-H Club (Session 9 of 11)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Northside Christian Church, Warrensburg

Description:

Monthly 4-H club meetings

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Chris Merritt, merrittc@missouri.edu
Warren County MU Extension Center
phone: 636/456-3444




Dade County Extension Council Meeting (Session 11 of 12)

When:  Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
Dade County Extension Office
8 S. Main Street, Greenfield MO map...

Description:

Monthly meeting for the Dade County Extention Council. Meeting is open to the public.

Session topic:

Monthly Meeting

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jill Scheidt, scheidtjk@missouri.edu
Barton County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/682-3579