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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Northwest Missouri VegetableTour

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

Where:  
Meet at the Northwest Missouri Produce Auction
32633 State Highway F, Jamesport MO map...

Description:

A tour of vegetable-producing greenhouses and farms in the Jamesport and Trenton area. more...

Registration:

Call 660-663-3232 for more information and to register.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Timothy Baker, BakerT@missouri.edu
Daviess/Caldwell County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/663-3232




Eating from the Garden (Session 2 of 4)

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

Where:  
South Elementary School Garden
Highway 25, Jackson MO map...

Session topic:

Planting of tomatoes and sweet potatoes in school garden

Registration:

A recognition event for volunteers of Eating from the Garden.

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




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 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
Cedar County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/276-3313




Congress Workshop - Developing Youth Leadership and Citizenship to Enhance Community Viability - Complex

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
State 4-H Congress
Columbia MO

Session topic:

Babysitting: It's in the bag

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amanda Struchtemeyer, TurnerAma@missouri.edu
Saline County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/886-6908




Starting a Business: The First Steps

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
University of Missouri Delta Center
147 West Highway T, Portageville MO map...

Description:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture.

Session topic:

This three-hour offering will provide you with an overview of the critical first steps associated with starting a business. It is designed specifically for those who are thinking about a new business venture

Registration:

Call 573-243-3581

Registration
deadline:

5/29/2013

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$35.00
Call for discounts or if registering after 5/23 for late registration fees

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
Cape Girardeau County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/243-3581




Garden and Grow (Session 1 of 22)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Adair County Extension Center
503 E. Northtown Rd., Kirksville MO map...

Description:

Garden n' Grow is a youth garden program for kids ages 8-13. Youth will grow a vegetable garden and learn the responsibility of caring for it. They will also have lessons on various horticulture topics and learn how to prepare and/or cook their fresh vegetables. The youth will take home the vegetables they harvest

Session topic:

This is the first day of Garden n' Grow. I will do an overview of the program, students will select plants they want to grow and we will plant some plants in barrels and pallets because the garden is too wet to work in.

Registration
deadline:

5/24/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Jennifer Schutter, schutterjl@missouri.edu
Adair County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 665-9866




Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (Session 8 of 10)

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

Where:  
Forsyth Presbytarian Church
Forsyth MO

Description:

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) is a 10 week strength training program for older adults

Session topic:

Session 8

Registration:

Call the Taney County University Extension Office 417-546-4431

Class size:

15

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
$25.00 for 10 sessions

Facilitator:

Renette Wardlow, WardlowR@missouri.edu
Christian County MU Extension Center
phone: (417) 581-3558




Building Better Child Care--Northland Early Educ Council (Session 7 of 8)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon

Where:  
North Kansas City Hospital / Health Services Pavilion
2790 Clay Edwards Drive, North Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Northland Early Education Council (NEEC) board is comprised of representatives of Northland community agencies, organizations, school districts and early childhood programs. The primary mission and purpose of NEEC is to plan, provide and promote educational events and training sessions for professionals and para-professionals who provide care and education to young children. A secondary goal is to serve as an advocacy group for quality, assessible and affordable child care, especially in the Clay, Platte and Ray County area of the Northland.

Session topic:

The Northland Early Education Council (NEEC) board meets on a regular basis to share program updates, discuss public policy and advocacy issues and to plan educational training events for the early childhood community.

Registration:

Membership on the NEEC board is open to any individual who is involved in the field of early care and education; whether directly or indirectly.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




MU Extension/KOLR10 Television Interview "From the Ground Up" (Session 133 of 174)

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

Where:  
KOLR10 Studio

Description:

This live television program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Chris Smith and others from KOLR10 television, Springfield, conduct the interview, which includes MU Extension horticulture specialists and others with gardening expertise. The program airs on Thursdays on the KOLR10 Midday Newscast, at 11:15am.

Session topic:

Fair Time

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
Greene County MU Extension Center
phone: 417/881-8909




Tai Chi for Arthritis-Kingswood (Session 7 of 11)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 11 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Warnall, Kansas City MO map...

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.

Class size:

8

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00




Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly (Session 7 of 10)

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

Where:  
Kingswood Senior Living
10000 Wornall, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

The Strength and Balance Exercises for the Elderly program is to help frail seniors learn to improve their mobility and balance and reduce risk of falls. The program focuses on breathing, strength, stretch, coordination, and balance.

Cost:

$0.00




Canceled: Show Me Better Health (Session 2 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church
Highway 28, Belle MO map...



Eating from the Garden-South (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where:  
South Elementary School
Highway 25 South, Jackson MO map...

Description:

Hands-on gardening with 4th Graders and summer school students at South Elementary School in Jackon, MO

Session topic:

planting sweet potatoes and tomatoes

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Rent Smart (Session 1 of 2)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Hillcrest Ministries in Lee's Summit, MO

Session topic:

Rent Smart session is number 3 of a 4 session series. This session will focus on the legal aspects of renting.

Registration
deadline:

5/29/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Marsha Alexander, AlexanderM@missouri.edu
Jackson County MU Extension Center at Kansas City
phone: (816) 482-5850




Operation JumpStart (Session 6 of 12)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Douglas C. Greene Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Southeast MO State University
Also the class will be available via live ITV at the Southeast Regional Campus in Sikeston, MO
920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau MO map...

Description:

Operation JumpStart is a hands-on 36 hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills.

Session topic:

A hands-on, 36-hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills.

Registration:

Register online more...

Registration
deadline:

5/9/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Glenna Ervin, gervin@semo.edu
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
phone: 573/986-6084




Emerging Nutrition, Health & Physical Activity Programs (Session 20 of 52)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Description:

Healthy U 2013 - student meetings

Class size:

12

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Megan D. Webb, webbmd@missouri.edu
Pettis County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/827-0591




Canceled: Taking Care of You--Mind Body and Spirit (Session 4 of 6)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where:  
St.Charles County Extension Center
260 Brown Road, St. Peters MO map...



MU Extension Gardening Series (Session 4 of 4)

When:  Thursday, May 30, 2013, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where:  
MRRL Art Gallery
214 Adams St, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Several gardening presentations for the Missouri River Regional Library will be given. Some are by staff of MU Extension, or programs associated with MU Extension. It is free and open to all. Contact the library directly to register. more...

Session topic:

Staci Hentges with Longfellow's Garden Center will present Landscaping Basics.

Registration:

Contact the library to register for the class-
Claudia Schoonover 634-2464, ext. 250 matsonm@mrrl.org

Class size:

40

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
Cole County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/634-2824