Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future

Do you want to be in charge of who gets your assets after you’re gone?  Are you concerned about what your estate will cost your heirs?  What are the best tools available to plan my estate?  If you want to address these questions, then please plan on attending Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future.  To learn more about the program, click below.

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New 4-H Year!

The 2015-2016 4-H year is coming to a close, and we're gearing up for the new year!  Current members: be working on your Missouri Report Forms (MRF)!  They are due by September 1st.  If you are needing help with your report, contact Kim Hall to schedule a time to meet with her.  All forms are available on the 4-H portion of our website under "Applications and forms".  Re-enrollment for the 2016-2017 4-H year will begin October 1st through 4-H Online.  Be sure to update addresses and contact information, if necessary.  If you do not have access to a computer or internet, families can come by the Extension office during office hours to complete their enrollments. Here is a flyer to help with the enrollment process for new and returning members.

Plain Talk About Social Security

Would you like to learn more about how Social Security benefits affect you and your family?  Dedra Thomas, Family Financial Specialist will be conducting a workshop on Thursday, September 29th, from 6 to 8 pm at the Chilhowee Baptist Church.  To register for this workshop, contact her at 660-747-3193 or, or Darlene Buckstead at 816-345-1855.  Click here to view the flyer for more information. 

Master Gardeners Fall Plant Sale

The Master Gardeners of Johnson County will be holding their annual Fall Plant Sale Saturday, September 24, from 7:30 am until noon at the Burg Fest on East Market Street.  Contact with any questions.


Master Gardener Training Program

Registration for the 2017 Master Gardener Training Program is now open!  A Master Gardener Trainee can be anyone who wants to learn more about gardening, lawn and shrub care, and sustaining the environment.  You do not have to be an expert to join.  The training will be conducted in 12 sessions on Tuesday evenings, February 7th through May 2nd, from 6 to 9 pm.  MG trainees receive 30 hours of classroom instruction in the course.  Cost is $130 per individual or $225 per couple/entity.  For more information about the training, contact Judy Wolter, Master Gardener, at 660-441-2814.  See the Master Gardener section of our website for more information about the Master Gardeners of Johnson County.  

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