Weekly Crop Scouting Update

April 22, 2024 - December 2, 2024In-personLamarMO

The Weekly Crop Scouting Update informs producers of pest threats in wheat, corn, soybeans, milo and fescue pasture; major threats occurring in other forages or row crops, are also reported. Subscribing producers receive a weekly report via email containing research-based information on: environmental issues, nutrient deficiencies, pest…

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…

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.…

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…

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

May 30, 2024In-personJoplinMO

This workshop teaches participants essential concepts to consider before starting a small business. Participants will learn about the importance of discovering their target market and gain an appreciation of understanding their customers. Participants will learn the steps in licensing and…

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…

Newton & McDonald County Grazing School

June 4, 2024 - June 6, 2024In-personNeoshoMO

The purpose is to help farmers better utilize their forage and improve their livestock operations, through better grazing management.

For more info: 417-451-1007 ext 3 or 417-456-3162
Tracy.White@swcd.mo.gov or Andrew. Molder@swcd.mo.…

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…

2024 Regional Grazing School - Crane

June 10, 2024 - June 12, 2024In-personCraneMO

Three-day seminar on management-intensive grazing for economic and environmental sustainability. 

Topics include:

The “Art and Science” of GrazingSoil Basics and Fertility; Plant GrowthFencing and Water SystemsMatching Livestock and…

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…

Starting a Small Business: The First Steps

June 20, 2024In-personJoplinMO

This workshop teaches participants essential concepts to consider before starting a small business. Participants will learn about the importance of discovering their target market and gain an appreciation of understanding their customers. Participants will learn the steps in licensing and…

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.…

MU Extension Summer Tax School - 2024

July 2, 2024HybridColumbiaMO

The program has been designed for those who prepare tax returns.

Topics include:  federal income tax update, buy/sell agreements, federal estate & gift tax update, farm bill, tax planning for TCJA sunset, IRS updates, Secure 2.0, dirty…

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…

Chronic Disease Self-Management - Lamar

July 11, 2024 - August 15, 2024In-personLamarMO

The Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Disease class is a six week, highly interactive group program to help people gain self-confidence in their ability to control their symptoms and learn how their health problems affect their lives. Topics include dealing with feelings of fear and isolation,…

Mental Health First Aid for Youth - Online

July 17, 2024Virtual

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches adults how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. This virtual 5.5-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to children and…

Tai Chi: Ancient Wisdom for Arthritis and Fall Prevention @ Monett Library

July 22, 2024In-personMonettMO

Curious about Tai Chi? Join us for an enlightening workshop. Discover the ancient art’s rich history and its powerful principles in just 1 hour. 

Nutrition and Health Specialist with MU Extension, Jenni Nevatt, will share how Tai Chi can…

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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