MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- March 12 to 15, 2015
Maize Genetics Conference 2015
- March 23 to 27, 2015
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2015
- April 6 to 7, 2015
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2015
- April 9, 2015
1st Annual Missouri Bridge Conference
- April 20 to 22, 2015
2015 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity
- April 21 to 22, 2015
Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity: Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts
- May 12 to 14, 2015
66th Annual Traffic and Safety Conference
- May 27 to 29, 2015
2015 IPG Symposium
- June 1 to 5, 2015
2015 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 3 to 7, 2015
FRTI Summer Fire School 2015
- June 4 to 5, 2015
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
Food Entrepreneurship: A New Way of Thinking About Food and Jobs (Session 2 of 4)
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
1820 N. Missouri Street, Macon 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...