4-H Camp 2015

It is that time already! Camp will include swimming, dances, crafts, and so much more. This year’s theme is “Where the Wild Things Are”

Camp will be at Camp Bob White near Warrensburg, MO. There is only one camp session so it is on a first come first attend so get your registrations in ASAP! Camp will be June 9-11. Camp applications can be obtained from the Johnson County 4-H web site or at the Extension Center.

Cost will be $100 but with a 4-H Council scholarship, it is only $50! Applications are due May 15. Be sure to have members who attended last year talk about camp at your upcoming club meeting. Camp is for youth ages 8-12.

Show-Me Sheep and Goat Project II and Integrated Pest Management Workshop

The Show-Me Sheep and Goat Project and an Integrated Pest Management Workshop will be held in April for sheep and goat producers throughout the area.  For more information click here.

Johnson County Election results

The University of Missouri Extension Council of Johnson County recently held an election to select council members to serve two year terms.  Newly elected council members include:

Debbie Parsons   Northwest District

Leo Watson          Northeast District

Patty Cox              Southeast District

Kevin Buckstead   Southwest District

Sandra Streit         Southwest District

Lindel Jones          City of Warrensburg

Sofia Metcalf         City of Warrensburg

Amy Kephart         South Half of Johnson County

New members will begin their term on March 1, 2015.  Council membership is open to all citizens through the election process as established by Missouri law.  They provide oversight and guidance for all University of Missouri Extension programs conducted in Johnson County, including agriculture, 4-H and youth programs, community development, human environmental sciences, and others.  University of Missouri Extension brings the resources of the University to the people of Johnson County.  The Extension Center is located at 135 West Market in Warrensburg.  For further information call 660-747-3193. 

FAFSA & Financial Aid Presentation

This is a short presentation geared toward families of high school students who are interested in attending a post-secondary institution. Parents and students are encouraged to attend. Click here for more information.

Small Farm Outreach Worker

As a Small Farm Outreach Worker, Phillip Boydston helps provide information and assistance to both rural and urban farmers and ranchers, with an emphasis on underserved and socially disadvantaged populations.  Farm Outreach Workers (FOWs) provide information on ways to better manage your resources, reduce expenses and increase income.  They also provide information on other available programs and resources that may improve your farm management practices and income.  At your request, an FOW will make an appointment to visit with you and your family on your farm and discuss goals and plans.  For more information or to set up an appointment, contact Phillip at 816-726-7720 or boydstonp@lincolnu.edu