Eating Smart Being Active

Jill Lane will be holding an Eating Smart Being Active class at the Schuyler R-1 Meeting Room on June 16, 23, 30, and July 7, 2016.  This four week class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.   Eating Smart Being Active offers research-based information about nutrition, physical activity and making rhe most of your food dollars.  It is a FREE program provided by University of Missouri Extension Family Nutrition Education Programs.  Interactive lessons focus on simple messages related to food, nutrition and tips for feeding your family.  Lesson include free food tastings and reinforce lesson topics.  A certificate of completion will also be awarded at the end of the program.  Please plan to attend and invite your friends.  Jill Lane always does a great job of making learning new nutrition facts very fun and enjoyable.  For registration or more information, please contact Jill Lane at or 660-457-3469. 

Eating Smart Being Active Flyer (PDF)

Financial Stress in Rural Economics

There will be a Financial Stress in Rural Economies workshop help on July 14, 2016 at the Missouri Department of Conservation Regional Office in Kirksville.  The workshop will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  The topics discussed will be regional weather impacts, 2015 prevented-planting acres, lower land values, dropping farm commodity prices, and broad-issue impacts on local areas.  The purpose of the event will be to gather input from the agricultural sector on the current economic situation and what should be the next steps.  The presenters for the day will be from Missouri Department of Agriculture, MU Extension, and local panelists including producers, lenders, commodity leaders, agribusiness, and agency personnel.  There will be a free lunch served at the conclusion of the program. This is a free program.  Please enroll by July 12th by contacting Darla Campbell at 660-457-3469 or Joe Koenen at 660-947-2705.  

Financial Stress in Rural Economics Flyer (PDF)