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Saturday, May 4, 2013

Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale

When:  Saturday, May 4, 2013, 7 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds

Hwy. 50 W to S. Country Club Dr., S. Country Club to Fairgrounds
This exit is 4 miles west of 63 & 50m interchange
1445 Fairgrounds Rd, Jefferson City MO map...

Description:

Tomato plants are the Central Missouri Master Gardeners signature offering, but there will also be a variety of herbs, perennials, and annuals. This is their primary fundraiser to support the other community beautification projects. Doors open at 7 AM and the sale continues until sold out (about noon in prior years). Presentations on tomato and herb growing accentuate the shopping environment.

Registration:

none required

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




Johnson County Livestock Activities

When:  Saturday, May 4, 2013, 7:30 a.m. to noon

Where:  
Henry County Fairgrounds

Description:

Johnson County large animal livestock shows (beef, sheep, swine, dairy, lead line, goat, horse, auction, carcass contest,jackpot show); weigh-ins for beef, sheep, goats, and swine; and committee meetings. Also includes the small animal committee meetings and small animal shows (rabbit, poultry, dog, cat, buck calf).

Session topic:

Weigh-in

Registration:

To participate in the livestock shows 4-H and FFA members must complete pre-registration form by July 1 for the Johnson County fair.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




Farmers Market Food Demonstration Volunteer Training (Session 1 of 3)

When:  Saturday, May 4, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Clay County Extension Office
1901 NE 48TH St. , Kansas City MO map...

Description:

University of Missouri Extension and Kansas State University Research and Extension are holding two trainings for volunteers to assist with fruit and vegetable demonstrations at urban farmers markets this summer. this program is in partnership with the Beans and Greens Coalition.

Session topic:

Training

Registration:

Karen Elliott
816-482-5850
elliottk@missouri.edu

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Kim Hall, mehlk@umsystem.edu
Johnson County MU Extension Center
phone: 660/747-3193




MU Extension "Farm Page of the Air" radio program (Session 162 of 211)

When:  Saturday, May 4, 2013, 9 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

Where:  
Radio station KWTO
Springfield MO

Description:

This radio program is intended to educate viewers on a wide range of topics related to gardening in the Ozarks. Morris Westfall conducts the interview with Patrick Byers, MU Extension-Greene County regional horticulture specialist. The program airs several times on Saturday and Sunday on radio stations KWTO, KTXR, and KBFL.

Session topic:

Frost risk

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

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




2013 Science Alive (Session 6 of 6)

When:  Saturday, May 4, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where:  
Camdenton Library Meeting Room
Camdenton MO

Description:

University of Missouri 4-H Faculty bring difficult science concepts to life by providing hands on educational experiences to enhance what kids are learning in the classroom.  more...

Session topic:

Mousetraps in Motion: Make a real working car from a mousetrap to learn about kinetic energy. Make a boat powered by the wind. Learn about simple machines and build some of your own.

Registration:

Registration due by november 2, 2012
$10.00 per session more...

Registration
deadline:

11/2/2012

Class size:

20

Event full:

No

Cost:

$10.00
Six sessions- can attend 1 or all

Facilitator:

Michele Kroll, KrollM@missouri.edu
Camden County MU Extension Center
phone: (573) 346-2644




NE Missouri 4-H Camping Program 2013 (Session 3 of 5)

When:  Saturday, May 4, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where:  
Hannibal MO

Session topic:

Planning session #3 for selected counselors

Registration
deadline:

5/17/2013

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Don Nicholson, NicholsonD@missouri.edu
Administration, MU Extension
phone: 573/248-7736




Growing Summer Vegetables in Home Gardens

When:  Saturday, May 4, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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

Description:

Warm-season vegetables, such as tomatoes require both warm soil and high temperatures to grow and produce fruit. Plant them after the threat of frost. Learn general vegetable growing principles and specific procedures and tips on prepping the soil, planting, growing on, dealing with insects and diseases and harvesting. Instructor: Paul Hendricks
 more...

Registration:

Call 636-970-3000. Visa, Master Card or Discover accepted.

Cost:

$20.00
Additional family members may register at half price if class handouts are shared.

Facilitator:

Scott Killpack, KillpackS@missouri.edu
St. Charles County MU Extension Center
phone: (636) 970-3000