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- Engage youth as valued, contributing citizens
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Event date: Oct. 26, 2021
Event time: | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We'll explore the steps needed to get your startup off the ground. This is the second half of the workshop..This is a webinar. There is no physical location for this event. Once you have registered for this webinar, you will receive a link to join on ...
Event date: Oct. 26, 2021
Event time: | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This session will focus on learning the science behind hope, creating a culture of hope in the classroom, and how to create a foundation of hope in early childhood. For ADA accommodations, contact: Amber Allen at [email protected] & (417) ...
Event date: Oct. 27, 2021
Event time: | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Kansas City, MO
Take an introductory look at how to win Small Business Initiative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) grants from federal programs that provide research and development funds for small businesses. Class cost is: ...
News & articles
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021
COOK STATION, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will hold a daylong Whole System Management of Beef Cattle Reproduction Workshop 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at MU Wurdack Research Center, 164 Bales Road, Cook Station. MU Extension beef ...
- Published: Monday, Sept. 13, 2021
Now that you’ve identified a country for export and have selected a path to your customers, it’s a good time to start to think about pricing. You’ll need to make the important decision on what you will charge for your product. In this issue, ...
- Published: Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021
The Missouri State Fair offers an opportunity for members to exhibit their skills in the 4-H Building, their showmanship in the livestock arenas and their character through demonstrations. For many, this is a culminating experience that affects them ...
- Published: Friday, Aug. 27, 2021
The Missouri Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) recently brought a new international export business planning platform to small businesses across the state. Knowing the critical role sound export business planning has on the success of ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2019
One Jar Size Does Not Fit AllDuring food preservation classes, participants often say something like: “My family eats so much salsa, I can it in quart jars.” But there are no canning recommendations for preserving salsa in quart jars, only ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2019
Time for Apples!Fall is a wonderful time of year for many reasons, and the season’s abundance of fresh produce like apples is one of them. Whole apples store well in the refrigerator or in a cool, dark place for six to eight months (depending on ...
Publication date: July 1, 2019
Making jams and jellies is a great way to preserve extra summer fruits, particularly those that might be “imperfect” in their shape or size for eating fresh.
Publication date: May 1, 2019
Preserving Edible Pea PodsPreserving spring peas has long been popular, but have you given thought to preserving edible pea pods?Sugar snap peas are a cross between garden peas and edible pod peas. You can recognize them by their nonfibrous, plump, ...
Publication date: March 1, 2019
StrawberriesThough it may still feel like winter at times, local strawberries will be in season soon! Strawberries are not only a sure sign of spring, but also a very nutritious food. One cup of strawberries has only 53 calories, while providing 3 ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2019
Making Yogurt at HomeYogurt: By definition, it is a cultured milk product containing live bacteria. Federal standard of identity regulations require that a product specifically include Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus bacteria ...
Substance Use Disorders in Missouri 101
June 5, 2021 - June 4, 2022
Substance use disorders (SUD) present a major public health concern with a significant impact on health, including increased mortality, interpersonal and socioeconomic difficulties. Nationally, Missouri ranks highest among states for drug use with ...
CEU Immunization Webinar Series 2 (FY21)
Aug. 19, 2020 - June 30, 2022
Immunization Webinar Series 2The purpose of this series of five (5) webinars is to update the knowledge base regarding immunization practices and vaccine recommendations based on national guidelines and the latest evidence to guide practice. ...
CEU Enhanced Leadership Development Academy for RNs and NHAs in Long-term Care
Nov. 1, 2020 - Oct. 31, 2021
Take this survey FIRST before you click the register button to determine your eligibility. This professional development course offers RNs and NHAs working in LTC an engaging on-line learning environment with an emphasis on practical application that ...
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 ...
Grow Your Bottom Line through Global Sales
A self-paced course of less than 15 minutes demonstrating global sales opportunities for businesses of any size. With 95% of potential customers living outside of the United States, exporting offers the potential to grow your bottom line. Exporting ...
CEU Immunization Webinar Series 1 (FY20)
Session 1Vaccine Safety and Errors This presentation will focus on vaccine administration, errors and safety in order to promote best practices and avoid errors. Session 2Hepatitis A Virus InfectionAn update on best practices and challenges in ...
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