Cooking Your Way at the VA

January 8, 2024 - December 9, 2024In-personColumbiaMO

Cooking Your Way at the VA is a hands-on cooking opportunity with other women veterans and support individuals. Liz Harrison, Field Specialist in Nutrition and Health Education for MU Extension, and Lindsey Koelling, Registered Dietitian and coordinator of the Healthy Teaching Kitchen for Harry…

Practical Advice from Successful Farmers

April 29, 2024 - May 30, 2024Virtual

Join MU and LU Extension, along with Webb City Farmers Market, for a conversation with successful farmers on farming practices that work!  The evening workshops will include a recorded presentation by the participating farmers, followed by a live question and answer session with the participant…

Business Essentials for Small Farm Owners - Webinar Series

May 7, 2024 - May 23, 2024Virtual

Join us over your lunch hour for “Harvesting Success: Business Essentials for Small Farm Owners,” a bi-weekly webinar series designed to empower small farm owners with essential business management skills. Explore market opportunities for locally grown food, gain insights into pricing strategies…

Tools for Developing and Diversifying Farm Businesses

May 21, 2024HybridBoonvilleMO

This is a partnership workshop with the Boonville Farmers Market, open to current and aspiring farmers market vendors! 

This hybrid workshop will demonstrate tools you can use as you consider what to produce on your farm. Plus, it will…

Fencing & Facilities for Sheep and Goats

May 28, 2024Virtual

Fencing and facilities are primary components for a successful sheep and goat enterprise. There are several factors to consider before investing dollars in farm equipment. Join Kelly Yates as she discusses this and many more components during our online class.

Childcare Training: Supporting Children's Grief in Early Childhood Education (afternoon)

May 28, 2024Virtual

This program provides participants with knowledge and skills to proactively meet needs of children and families in the early childhood setting related to grief. Participants will learn to 1) define death, grief, ambiguous loss, and myths around children and grief; 2) recognize behavior patterns…

2501 Soils 101 Workshop

May 28, 2024In-personColumbiaMO

Discover the basics of soils, from sand, silt and clay to how to read a soil test.  Learn how organic matter, water and nutrients interact with soil to grow plants productively. Understand why taking a soil test is vital to correctly fertilize plants to save money as well as protect the…

Childcare Training: Supporting Children's Grief in Early Childhood Education (evening)

May 28, 2024Virtual

This program provides participants with knowledge and skills to proactively meet needs of children and families in the early childhood setting related to grief. Participants will learn to 1) define death, grief, ambiguous loss, and myths around children and grief; 2)…

WeCanPROSPER Resilience Training (WRT) Facilitator Training

May 30, 2024Virtual

Resilience is the capacity to adapt well when faced with adversity using available resources. Assessing resources and strengthening the skills needed to manage adversity helps build resilience. Enhanced resilience can be beneficial in coping with challenges at home and work. WeCanPROSPER…

Workshop on Tomato Production in the Home Garden - Callaway County

May 30, 2024In-personFultonMO

The tomato is America’s most popular home garden crop. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C, low in calories, and an excellent source of lycopene, the pigment that makes tomatoes red and has been linked to the prevention of many forms of cancer. In this program, speaker will talk on suitable…

Beginners Grass-fed Beef Production and Marketing School

May 31, 2024In-personCook StationMO

Please join us for the Beginners Grass-fed Beef Production and Marketing School. Representatives from MU extension, the Missouri Forage and Grassland Council, and producers will present on topics throughout the workshop. Participants will gain a better understanding of marketing, including…

CEC Monthly Exchange Webinar Series

May 31, 2024 - August 31, 2024Virtual

Bookend your month with knowledge and resources on facilitating rural economic development through entrepreneurship. 

These webinars will take place at 1:30 pm on the first and last Fridays of each month, providing valuable insights, expert…

Show Me Neighborhood Art Week

June 1, 2024 - June 15, 2024Hybrid

Show Me Neighborhood Art Week is open to any resident of Missouri. This outreach effort by University of Missouri Extension and Creating Whole Communities seeks to empower public art made by residents as a contribution to the area’s sense of place where they live. 

Accounting System Requirements / Real-Time Labor Evaluations

June 5, 2024Virtual

The National APEX Accelerator Alliance (NAPEX) and the Missouri APEX Accelerator Program is excited to announce the upcoming DCAA Cost Reimbursable Requirements Series.  Part 2 of the Cost Reimbursable Requirements Series includes Audits Under the SBIR/STTR Programs from a DCAA Perspective and…

Export 101 at REDI

June 6, 2024In-personColumbiaMO

Join us for Export 101, an in-person presentation covering the basics of taking your business beyond our borders. We will cover an overview of Missouri Exports, export basics, assessing your readiness to export, classifying your product for export, how to conduct market research, questions to…

WeCanPROSPER Resilience Training

June 6, 2024Virtual

WeCanPROSPER Resilience Training (WRT) is a research-based training grounded in a long tradition of resilience enhancement science that enables participants to improve personal stress management, clarify their resilience needs, identify relevant supportive resources, and…

Building Strong Families Statewide - Online

June 6, 2024 - July 18, 2024Virtual

This program helps families identify and build on their strengths, face challenges, and make informed choices. Learn to identify and build family strengths to make your family even stronger. You can learn new skills to help you improve your communication, increase your…

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 - Online (June-Aug 2024)

June 10, 2024 - August 7, 2024Virtual

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) aims to provide inactive middle-aged and older adults with access to a safe, structured, and effective exercise program capable of building muscle and increasing bone density, thus decreasing frailty, osteoporosis, and the risk of falls. SSSH helps participants…

Farm Tour: Implementing Produce Safety on a Diversified Vegetable Farm

June 12, 2024In-personJamestownMO

Implementing best practices to support a robust produce safety plan is essential to ensure your customers are purchasing a safe product and to comply with Food Safety and Modernization Act requirements. Join MU Extension and Missouri Farmers Union for a tour of Happy Hollow Farms in Jamestown,…

Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate

June 13, 2024In-personBoonvilleMO

Few families escape making decisions about passing on personal possessions. Paring down and deciding if and how to transfer personal possessions is inevitable when a family member downsizes, declutters, moves or dies.  While it may seem simple, decisions about personal property can be…

Mental Health First Aid for Adults for Rural Communities

June 17, 2024In-personBoonvilleMO

In rural communities, there are significant challenges in accessing mental health care. Mental Health First Aid for Rural Communities is a skills-based training that teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond to someone experiencing a mental health and substance use challenge.…

100 Miles, 100 Days

June 17, 2024 - September 25, 2024In-person

100 Miles, 100 Days Summer Challenge!

Are you ready to turn your summer into a journey of movement and adventure? Join us for the ultimate challenge: to cover 100 miles over the course of 100 glorious summer days, all while embracing any…

Home Food Preservation: Pickling

June 18, 2024In-personColumbiaMO

Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation focuses on safe and correct food preservation methods in the home setting. This "Pickling" workshop will:

 Review steps used to prepare produce for pickling,  Identify key ingredients used in pickling and how they contribute to a safe product, …

Cultivating High Performance

June 19, 2024Virtual

This session helps professionals with both the formal and informal processes of performance management.  Find out what it takes to conduct successful, objective, and meaningful performance appraisals.  Learn what you can do to facilitate improved performance of employees and shape their behavior…

Chronic Disease Self-Management Leader Training - Online - Summer 2024

June 19, 2024 - August 2, 2024Virtual

This 6-week course is designed to train community leaders in the Stanford Model of Chronic Disease Self-Management.  The course will be led by three Master Trainers from the University of Missouri Extension and the Area Agencies on Aging. Space is limited. Your application will be reviewed two…

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