Master Gardeners of the Ozarks Spring Workshop March 2, 2019

Master Gardeners of the Ozarks will host the 2019 Spring Garden Workshop "Bright Beginnings" will be on  March 2, 2019.   Registration, a continental breakfast and shopping at the vendors will begin at 8:00 a.m. and the workshops will begin at 9:00. The address is Faith Lutheran Church 221 Malone Street in Branson MO.

Topics will be: How to Garden on a Rock Pile, raised beds for both Veggies and Ornamentals by Oscar Cross, Hilltop Farms, Ash Grove

Xeriscape Gardening, by T Woody Wells, Landscape Designer and Master Naturalist

Bird Friendly Backyard by Alan Gregory, Biologist, Master Gardener, Avid Birder

2019 Garden Weather Forecast by Ron Hearst, KY3 Chief Meteorologist

Stretching Exercise by Monica Mueller, Stone County Community Health Specialist

Watch your emails for handouts the week of the event. Print and bring them with you if you want them. They will not be available at the event.

Cost for the workshop including a catered lunch is $25.00. Please register online at    or mail a check to Stone County Extension Center, PO Box 345, Galena MO. 65656. Please call 417-357-6812 for more information.


Livestock and Forage Conference. This conference is still on for tonight 2-7-2019, doors open at 5:30, meal at 6:00. Call 417-357-6812 if you have not registered.

Stone County Livestock and Forage conference will be held February 7, 2019, 6 p.m. in Crane MO. 

Topics are: Tall Fescue Management - Current Research Recommendations by Dr. Sarah Kenyon, Agronomy Field Specialist, West Plains

and Calculating the Cost of Beef Production by Jennifer Lutes, County Engagement Specialist, Ag Business, Pineville. 

Pesticide Applicator Training

Stone County, Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:00 PM; Stone County Library, 322 W MO HWY 248, Galena MO. For more information call 417-357-6812

Lawrence County, Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6:00 PM; MU Southwest Research Center, 14548 State Hwy H, Mt. Vernon MO. For more information call 417-466-3102

Greene County, Friday, February 15, 2019 at 1:00 PM; Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield MO. Preregistration required. Call 417-881-8909 ext 42953 or online at

Christian County, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 8:30 AM; First Baptist Church, 105 Kennedy Avenue, Clever MO. For more information call 417-581-3558

Barry County, Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Barry County Courthouse Commission Room, 700 Main street OR at 5:30 PM at the Cassville High School Vo-Ag Department, 1501 Main Street, Hwy Y (Take Main/Hwyy to Partridge Street and turn East, then turn left at the first drive going behind the Intermediate School; light meal will be provided for the 5:30 session only compliments of the Vo-Ag Department. PREREGISTRATION is required call 417-847-3161

Taney County, Monday, March 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM; Taneyville Municipal Building, 227 Central Avenue, Taneyville MO. For more information call 417-546-4431