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…

Council Training Lunch and Learn - How to be an effective council member

May 24, 2024Virtual

This is a virtual lunch and learn for MU Extension council members. The training will be held via Zoom from 12 noon - 1pm. 

This first lunch and learn will focus on the following objectives:

Small Dairy Herd Management - Webinar Series

May 28, 2024 - December 2, 2024Virtual

Have you thought about having your own dairy cow, or starting a small herd for your family, but you’re not sure where to start? This webinar series is the perfect place to learn more! Join me every month through the remainder of the year for an overview of different aspects of the dairy world.…

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…

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)…

Paint & Pasteurize

May 30, 2024In-personMountain GroveMO

Join us at the Wright County extension office for a fun paint and learn opportunity. The class will be painting a highland cow as well as learning all about pasteurization of milk and it's importance. The class is limited to 14 participants and all materials needed to complete the painting will…

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. 

Estate Planning: What's the Worst That Could Happen??? (Oregon County)

June 4, 2024In-personAltonMO

Estate planning isn't fun to think about, but failing to plan isn't an option!  This course looks at a fictional family who does absolutely no estate planning.  As unexpected life events occur for our fictional family, we see some of the unintended consequences that can…

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…

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…

Thinking Outside the Gardening Box

June 7, 2024In-personVan BurenMO

Come join MU Extension Horticulture and Agronomy Specialists while we explore alternative methods of gardening! Specific topics covered during this program include how to build and use a hydroponic system, low tunnel gardening, the importance of soil fertility and watering, and honey bees.…

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…

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…

IRS Resources for Small Businesses

June 20, 2024Virtual

Join us to hear from your IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison about:

IRS tax tools and resources designed to support small businesses:Learn about common mistakes to avoid.Discover how to safeguard information and watch for tax-related scams.Tips on choosing a paid tax preparer.…

Carter County Regional Grazing School

June 26, 2024 - June 28, 2024In-personVan BurenMO

The purpose is to help farmers better utilize their forage and improve their livestock operations, through better grazing management. Lunch for the two full days is provided with snacks and drinks. Full breakfast provided the third half day.

Tuesday, June 26th 8AM - 4:30PMWednesday, June 27th…

Supervisory Certificate Series

July 2, 2024 - July 10, 2024In-personColumbiaMO

Step into the realm of transformative supervision with our Supervisory Certificate Series—an immersive program meticulously crafted for current and aspiring supervisors seeking to unlock their full potential. This dynamic journey spans 16 enriching hours of content with invigorating live, in-…

Leading With Energy

July 10, 2024Virtual

The Energy Leadership™ Index (ELI) assessment, listed in Forbes top 3 assessments all leaders should take*, is the proprietary, research-backed assessment tool that takes something abstract, like the way a person views the world, and turns it into something tangible—a metric that you can see and…

Myth Busters: Entrepreneurial Edition

July 23, 2024Virtual

Join us to get answers to the most frequently asked questions by aspiring entrepreneurs, including:

Are grants real and available?Will the bank lend me money?Do I need a business plan?Will anyone buy what I'm selling?

What comes first? Let…

Dive Into Produce Food Safety with Us! Workshop

August 7, 2024In-personRocky ComfortMO

On-farm produce safety is important to fruit and vegetable growers for a number of different reasons- to meet regulatory, sales venue, or buyer requirements and to ensure that they are selling the safest product possible. On-farm produce safety education may include training on the FDA Food…

NSF SBIR Interactive Workshop

August 13, 2024 - August 14, 2024Virtual

This day and a half workshop is designed to assist technology start-ups and existing businesses in learning how to apply for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) to fund their R&D. This hands-on…

Neighborhood Leadership Academy - In Person

September 10, 2024 - November 12, 2024In-personSt. LouisMO

The Neighborhood Leadership Academy connects resources at the University - Creating Whole Communities and University of Missouri Extension - with neighborhood leaders from across the state of Missouri to learn together through a virtual or in-person project-based curriculum, developing the…

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