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Highlights of local programs
Build Your Board
Build Your Board is a convenient training program designed specifically for board members of non-profit organizations. Created by University of Missouri Extension community development specialists with over 50 years of combined experience in the field, the information presented is reliable and resourceful.
Online training offers convenience and flexibility. Participants can log in at any time and can take all 16 lessons at once or can break the training up in 15-minute intervals. No meetings to attend and no travel expenses mean both time and money will be saved.
See more details here: http://extension.missouri.edu/nonprofit/build-your-board.aspx
South Central Ag Newsletter
Sarah Kenyon, Texas County agronomy specialist, and other specialists around the area, publish a monthly newsletter for regional producers. If you would like information on a specific topic, contact Sarah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read the newsletters on the Livestock page.
Click on the links provided to view the most recent editions of these newsletters.
Missouri Ag News
Missouri Ag News is a monthly publication of the University of Missouri Extension, compiled by Agriculture Specialists in the Southeast Region of Missouri. Archive files are listed here in PDF format. Contributions to this publication are made by the following specialists:
Kevin Anderson, ag business specialist: email@example.com or 573-648-1035
Sam Atwell, agronomy (rice) specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-748-5531
Donna Aufdenberg, horticulture specialist: email@example.com or 573-238-2420
Richard Deloughery, agronomy specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-683-6129
Sarah Denkler, horticulture specialist: email@example.com or 573-686-8064
Erin Larimore, livestock specialist: LarimoreE@missouri.edu or 660-527-3363
Mike Milam, agronomy (cotton) specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-888-4722
Anthony Ohmes, agronomy (corn) specialist: email@example.com or 573-683-6129
David Reinbott, ag business specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-545-3516
Joel Tatum, livestock specialist: email@example.com or 573-224-5600
Frank Wideman, ag engineering specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org or 573-547-4504
If you are interested in receiving this publication via email, send a request to Sarah Denkler at email@example.com
The Spade newsletter
The Spade is a monthly publication of the University of Missouri Extension, compiled by Horticulture Specialists in the Southeast and East Central Region of Missouri. Archive files are listed here in PDF format. Contributions to this publication are made by the following specialists:
Donna Aufdenberg, Horticulture Specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Denkler, Horticulture Specialist: email@example.com
Kate Kammler, Horticulture Specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are interested in receiving this publication via email, send a request to any of the contributors listed above.
Healthy Lifestyle Initiative
Since 2010, Oregon County’s Healthy Lifestyle Initiative (HLI) grant has worked to increase the availability of healthy, affordable, locally produced food and safe, accessible physical activity. The Backpack Program helps identify and discreetly provide for school children in need of healthy weekend meals. Through this grant, Oregon County HLI also offers information, resources and demonstrations for healthy cooking and community gardening. Read more about Oregon County’s Healthy Lifestyle Initiative.