Lady Landowner Workshop Keeps Women Landowners Current on Farm Issues


If you’re a woman landowner (female operator, widow, divorcee or spouse/significant other), then there’s a workshop coming up that you won’t want to miss.  The annual Lady Landowner’s Workshop will be held in Unionville on Friday, October 16th at the City Park Scout Building (south entrance).  This program will start at 1 p.m. and run until 6 p.m. with a meal provided. 

Topics that will be discussed include Program updates from the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resource Conservation Service and Soil & Water Conservation Districts; Fruit or Veggie-Half Your Plate; Update on Rental Rates, Land Values and Lease Issues, and Growing and Cooking with Herbs.

There is no charge for this program which is sponsored by the Schuyler and Putnam Soil and Water Conservation District and University of Missouri Extension.  For the meal count, we ask that you register by Wednesday, October 14th.

For more information and to register for the workshop, contact Darla Campbell at (660) 457-3469 or e-mail at .

Lady Landowner Workshop Flyer 2015 (PDF)


    Producer Grant Workshop to be held in Kirksville


Ever wonder how to get a grant to try something new and innovative with your farm operation?  This workshop discusses the possiblities through North Central Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education (SARE).  The Farmer and Rancher Producer grants are $7,500/individual not $10,000, can be doubled with two participants to $14,000, or tripled $22,500 with three.

A workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 21st in the basement of the Adair County Extension office from 6 until 8:30 p.m. to assist producers in writing these grants.  This program is being sponsored by SARE and University of Missouri Extension.  There will be no cost for the program and a meal will be served.  Registration is required by Monday, October 19th and a minimum of 10 people is needed to hold the class.  If you have questions or to register, contact Darla Campbell, Agricultural Business Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, at 660-457-3469 or email

     Producer Grant Workshop Flyer 2015 (PDF)