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Event date: Sept. 27, 2022
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Description:According to Clifton Taulbert, long before he heard the words ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET . . .he encountered the word GUMPTION. While growing up on the Mississippi Delta under the watchful eye of his Great-Uncle Cleve, who owned the local ...
Event date: Sept. 28, 2022 - Oct. 4, 2022
Help us celebrate Missouri Good Neighbor Week to foster compassion and respect for our neighbors as well as lasting relationships. We invite you to observe the week as part of the 10,000 Acts of Neighboring Challenge. The week begins on National Good ...
Event date: Sept. 29, 2022
Event time: | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Emotional Intelligence has been identified as the single most important competency for effective leadership. According to Dan Goleman's ground-breaking book,"Nothing else, including gender, education, geographic area, age, or hours worked came as ...
News & articles
- Published: Friday, Aug. 26, 2022
WASHINGTON – Seventeen Missouri youths traveled to Washington, D.C., July 2-11 for the 4-H Citizenship Washington Focus event.Members of the 2022 delegation:Alexandria Creason – Adair CountyWilliam Hickman and Emmalyn Schnieders – Clay ...
- Published: Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri Good Neighbor Week is Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. All Missourians are encouraged to participate by doing and reporting an act of neighboring and nominating someone as a great example of neighboring.This is the first year for ...
- Published: Monday, Aug. 22, 2022
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Speakers and panelists are being lined up for the 2022 Republic Leadership Access Class (Oct. 18-19). All that is missing is you!Republic is the focus of this training, which makes the class perfect for new residents who want to ...
- Published: Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – Drought in southwestern Missouri calls for long- and short-term feed plans for beef and dairy herds.University of Missouri Extension state dairy specialist Stacey Hamilton urges producers not to panic as local feed supplies ...
Publication date: Aug. 1, 1980
Missouri CourthousesContact and other information about this county is available on the National Association of Counties website.Marian M. OhmanDepartment of Community DevelopmentCounty: GreeneOrganized: Jan. 2, 1833Named after: Gen. Nathaniel Greene ...
Food Preservation 2022
This self-paced course provides research based information needed to safely and successfully preserve food at home. Participants of all levels of food preservation experience are welcome, including individuals with little or no previous food ...
21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader
April 11, 2021 - June 11, 2021
Everything rises and falls on leadership. The challenge is that leadership develops from the inside out. If you can become the leader you ought to be on the inside, you will be able to become the leader you want to be on the outside. Learn more about ...
Missouri Master Gardener Online Core Training - Fall 2022
Aug. 13, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022
Your $200 registration fee includes a FREE Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual. To receive your manual, you must login to the course and follow the instructions in the first module for placing the order using a discount code. Please place your order ...
Fundamentals of Supervision
July 1, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021
Transitioning to a supervisory role can be difficult; it can be challenging to be the boss of those who used to be your peers. As an individual contributor, you developed specific technical expertise that made you proficient in completing ...
The Beginning Gardener-Getting Started with Vegetables 2021
Feb. 27, 2021 - April 17, 2021
Thank you for enrolling in the The Beginning Gardener Series. This course is designed to give you just enough information to plant your first vegetable garden, without overwhelming you with too much detail. This is a self-paced course designed for ...
Becoming an Engaged Neighbor
March 20, 2021 - May 2, 2021
Becoming an engaged neighbor means learning and using the names of people who live next to you, developing relationships with them, and being involved in your neighborhood. It does take time and effort. But there are personal and community benefits. ...
Note: If you would like a physical version, a limited supply is still available. Contact Joyce Taylor.
A version of the 4-H Secretary Record Book formatted for Microsoft Word.
MU Extension in Greene County
2400 S. Scenic Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
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