MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- March 24 to 28, 2014
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2014
- March 24 to 27, 2014
- April 8, 2014
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2014
- April 10 to 12, 2014
National Block and Bridle Convention 2014
- April 14 to 16, 2014
2014 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity
- April 16 to 18, 2014
2014 Broader Impacts Infrastructure Summit
- May 13 to 15, 2014
65th Annual Traffic Conference and Seminars
- May 28 to 30, 2014
IPG Symposium on Plant Protein Phosphorylation
- June 2 to 6, 2014
2014 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 3 to 4, 2014
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 4 to 8, 2014
FRTI Summer Fire School 2014
- June 25 to 27, 2014
Cambio de Colores 2014
- July 13 to 24, 2014
Summers @ Mizzou 2014
- Oct. 9 to 12, 2014
SABE 2014 National Self Advocacy Conference
Food Entrepreneurship: A New Way of Thinking About Food and Jobs (Session 1 of 4)
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
University Center, Southeast Missouri State University. A "map it" feature is included on the program registration web site.
N. Henderson Avenue and Normal Avenue, Cape Girardeau MO map...
This one-day workshop will explore issues and opportunities related to food-based businesses as an economic development strategy. Guest speakers will talk about innovative approaches currently in use. An overview of shared processing facilities will be provided, including types, feasibility considerations, and funding sources. Participants should expect to work in regional groups and develop 2-3 specific action plans by the end of the workshop. The workshop will be offered at least four times across Missouri, November 2013 to March 2014. At each event local information will be incorporated into the agenda.
This workshop, in addition to the core material, will include results of a local foods study conducted in the six bootheel counties, and a presentation by Dr. Sven Svenson, Southeast Missouri State University Department of Agriculture.
Registration is being handled by our partner, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Register online or by calling 314-444-8891. more...