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Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017

Craft Entrepreneurship Program (5-part series) (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where:  
Lybyer Technology Center, T-204
605 W Main St, West Plains, Mo 65775, West Plains MO map...

Description:

Learn How to Create an Online Shop for your Craft Products!

Do you already make custom jewelry, decorative home items, or other handmade products for sale or gift giving? If so, this course will teach you how to start an online shop for your unique line of handcrafted items.

In partnership with Etsy, a leader in e-commerce for creative entrepreneurs, SBTDC is offering free classes to help craft makers like you establish an online business to sell your products to a wider market and earn extra income.

Craft Entrepreneurship classes are taught by successful online craft sellers who coach and support participants through every aspect of setting up their online shops. Using Etsy as a learning lab, teachers share best practices on topics that impact new sellers most, including time management, branding, pricing, shipping, and photography, to help them earn supplemental income through their craft business. To minimize startup costs, students will be given the opportunity to list 20 items for sale for free on Etsy.com.

Instructor:  Lisa Schiffleger, Certified Etsy Trainer & Professional Quiltmaker

Course Outline:

  • Lesson I: Becoming an Entrepreneur (Saturday, April 01, 2017)
  • Lesson II: Building a Craft Brand & Get Found (Saturday, April 08, 2017)
  • Lesson III: Business Logistics (Saturday, April 15, 2017)
  • Lesson IV: Photography Day (Saturday, April 22, 2017)
  • Lesson V: Strategies for Growth (Saturday, April 29, 2017)
 more...

Registration:

https://craft-entrepreneurship-program.eventbrite.com more...

Registration
deadline:

9/28/2017

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
A $60 refundable deposit is required at registration.




Starting and Managing a Business (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
St. Louis Community College-Meramec Campus/Business Administration Building
11333 Big Bend Road, St. Louis MO map...

Description:

Are you thinking about starting and managing a small business in Missouri? designed for individuals who are considering starting a business, have made the decision to start or who have been in business for less than two years.  

Registration:

All registration are handle through-St. Louis Community College-Meramec Campus register on website: http://www.stlcc.edu/continue education-business section Fees are-$59.00 Please call-314-405-8400 for more details-ask Lynette Oliver

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
St. Louis - SBTDC
phone: 314-405-8400




Home Food Preservation for Holiday Gift Giving

When:  Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where:  
Farm Credit Services building, downstairs kitchen (park around back)
2109 S Riverside Road, Saint Joseph MO map...

Description:

In this fun, hands-on class, you will work with a small group and a knowledgeable instructor to preserve food safely and effectively. You will take away some of the food you make during class as well as ideas and recipes for other delicious holiday-inspired foods that are perfect for gift-giving. Topics covered include: Making jams and other sweet spreads Making pickles and relishes Preserving food using boiling water canning method Creative ideas for decorating jars and packaging

Registration:

Class size is limited, and pre-registration is requested! Please call 816-279-1691 or email woodsarah@missouri.edu for questions or to register.

Registration
deadline:

10/12/2017

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$20.00

Facilitator:

Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Buchanan County
phone: 816-279-1691




Wyatt Earp Days FAllFest

When:  Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Davis, DavisJer@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Barton County
phone: 417-682-3579




Focus on Kids

When:  Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Basement of the Union Memorial Auditorium (Union City Hall), enter through single glass door on east side of building.
500 E. Locust, Union MO map...

Description:

Helps divorced and separated parents learn how to support their children through the divorce process and how to work together in co-parenting their children.  Focus on Kids satisfies the Missouri law that requires parents who are divorcing or filing a motion to modify the original divorce decree, or who have never been married but have filed a child custody case, to attend an educational parenting program.

Registration:

To register 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.

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$40.00

Facilitator:

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




Regional Grazing School - Stockton (Session 5 of 5)

When:  Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where:  
Raymond and Russell Neill Farm
16640 S Highway 32, Fair Play MO map...

Description:

The Cedar County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), University of Missouri Extension and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are working together to put on a regional grazing school in the Stockton area in early October. Presenter for the school will include local MU Extension regional agriculture specialists and NRCS employees. Education topics covered will include various aspects of a grazing system, including development, management and economics of grazing as well as various aspects of livestock management within a grazing system. Information learned from the school should help livestock producers cut cost in their operation through better livestock, grazing and pasture management. In addition to the information gained from the school, people who attend all the sessions of the school will be able to participate in soil and water conservation districts planned grazing system cost-share program. Furthermore, by attending the school it gives a better chance to participate in the NRCS EQIP program, which provides incentives for implemented soil and water conservation practices. For questions or more information on the school, contact one of the following people: Patrick Davis, Cedar County MU Extension Center (417) 276 – 3313 or Stephanie Auffert, Cedar County SWCD office, (417) 276 – 3388, ext. 3.

Session topic:

8:00-11:00 a.m. Pasture Allocation Mark Green, NRCS Fencing Nathan Witt, NRCS Water Nathan Witt, NRCS Forage Stand Evaluation Mark Green, NRCS Forage Quantity Estimate Mark Green, NRCS 11:00-12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided) 12:00-1:15 p.m. Farm Tour/Plant Identification Terry Halleran, MU Extension 1:15-1:30 p.m. Wrap up/Evaluations/Questions Patrick Davis, MU Extension

Registration:

To register for the regional grazing school contact the Cedar County SWCD and NRCS office at 417 – 276 – 3388 ext. 3.

Registration
deadline:

9/22/2017

Cost:

$125.00
Cost of the school is per person and includes materials and certificate upon completion. $25.00 for additional participants not needing materials or certificate. Please register and pay by deadline to the Cedar County SWCD office (208 West St., Stockton, MO 65785) by mail or in person. No refunds for cancellation after deadline.

Facilitator:

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




Forage Production and Management - Hay School

When:  Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:  
Community Christian Church is located on the South side of Hwy 50, 0.6 of a mile West of the Missouri State Technical College in Linn.
Community Christian Church, linn MO map...

Description:

This seven hour, non-credit course will thoroughly cover all aspects of hay and baleage production. The course is specifically designed for beef cattle producers who may already have their own hay equipment or have hay custom harvested on their land. Topics covered include: Beef Nutrition, Fertility & Forages, Pest & Weeds, Machinery Options, Economics of Stored Forages, and Hay Storage & Feeding Management. more...

Registration:

To register, please contact: Callaway County Extension Center 5803 County Road 302 Fulton, MO 65251 573-642-0755 snella@missouri.edu

Registration
deadline:

9/29/2017

Class size:

50

Event full:

No

Cost:

$30.00

Facilitator:

Ernest Lee III, leerw@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Montgomery County
phone: 573-564-3733