Springfield Interfaith Forum - 2024 Series

April 11, 2024 - November 14, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

Learn about other faiths that exist in the Ozarks and gain understanding by listening and working together. How can faith groups work together to make Springfield a better place to live as neighbors. This session will be co-moderated by Steve Berkwitz and Deanna Carpenter

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…

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.

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.…

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…

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…

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…

A Matter of Balance at the Christian County MU Extension Office

June 10, 2024 - July 29, 2024In-personOzarkMO

A Matter of Balance is a holistic program focused on preventing falls among adults and seniors.  As the No. 1 cause of injuries and death from injury, falls threaten the independence of older adults and often prove costly, as well.

A Matter…

Eating Smart, Being Active

June 10, 2024 - August 5, 2024In-personBransonMO

This program 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 meet the CDC’s physical…

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…

Alzheimer's Association Programming: Effective Communication Strategies

June 17, 2024In-personBransonMO

Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.

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…

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.…

Focus on Kids: Greene County Parent Education (31st Circuit)

June 24, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

Focus on Kids is a workshop to help divorced and separated parents learn how to nurture and support their children through the divorce process and to help parents who are living apart develop ways to work together effectively as co-parents. Focus on Kids satisfies…

Integrated Parasite Management for Sheep and Goats On-line

June 25, 2024Virtual

Internal parasite is the number one health issue in sheep and goat production system. This problem has become an obstacle in small ruminant enterprise coupled with the anthelmintic resistance. Producers can no longer rely on anthelmintic treatment alone, hence there is need for integrated…

Alzheimer's Association Programming: 10 Warning Signs

June 26, 2024In-personBransonMO

Alzheimer's and other dementias cause memory, thinking, and behavior changes that interfere with daily living. Learn about common warning signs of Alzheimer's and what symptoms to look for in yourself and others, as well as tips to approach someone who is experiencing changes in their memory,…

Healthy Eating on a Budget at Library Center of the Ozarks

June 27, 2024In-personBransonMO

Join MU Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist, Jenni Nevatt, as she cooks up some nutritious and delicious dishes for you to sample! In this workshop she’ll share tips for choosing healthy foods that don’t cost a lot. You’ll leave knowing how to make delicious meals that are good for you and…

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…

Tai Chi: Ancient Wisdom for Arthritis and Fall Prevention at Library Center of the Ozarks

July 11, 2024In-personBransonMO

Curious about Tai Chi? Join us for an enlightening workshop. Discover the ancient art’s rich history and its powerful principles in just 90 minutes. Nutrition and Health Specialist with MU Extension, Jenni Nevatt, will share how Tai Chi can ease arthritis pain and stiffness while boosting your…

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