Essentials of Effective Supervision (12-week program)

February 13, 2024 - May 7, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

The 12-week Essentials of Effective Supervision course provides a strong knowledge base for first-line supervisors, managers and team leaders. This series is designed to provide new supervisors, and those aspiring to become supervisors, with a unique blend of knowledge, skills and strategies in…

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

MidWest “Path to Prosperity” Regional Economic Development Series in Maryville, MO

April 24, 2024HybridMaryvilleMO

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Small Business Administration (SBA) have partnered to present a series of regional events across America entitled, “Path to Prosperity”.  The no-cost series features experts in the banking…

New Extension Council Member Onboarding

April 26, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

This training will provide information about serving a County Extension Council member for those new to Extension Council in 2024. 

Cost: Free

Contact: Sarah Havens, havenss@missouri.…

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…

Dynamic Communications Skills & Strategies

April 30, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

Learn to communicate in a manner that builds trust, teamwork and consensus. Develop key skills that result in two-way communication which is critical to a participative management style. Examine obstacles to effective communication and learn to facilitate supportive communication with diverse…

Credit as an Asset - Bolivar

April 30, 2024In-personBolivarMO

Achieving your financial goals is dependent on having a strong credit profile and high credit score. This interactive credit as an asset workshop is designed to help you learn more about building and improving your credit profile so that you can achieve your financial goals.

Childcare Program: Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts

April 30, 2024Virtual

Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts is an interactive session that enables participants to identify stereotypes while building confidence and skills to speak up when they encounter biased comments. Learn six key strategies for communication recovery skills to communicate respectively in this diverse…

Becoming a Better Borrower - Bolivar

April 30, 2024In-personBolivarMO

The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Polk County Economic Development Partnership, and the New Growth Women's Business Center will host a workshop for new and existing businesses focused on facilitating access to capital for your new or existing small business. Krishin…

Incurred Cost Submissions / Contract Briefs

May 1, 2024Virtual

The National APEX Accelerator Alliance (NAPEX) and the Missouri APEX Accelerator are excited to announce the upcoming DCAA Cost Reimbursable Requirements Series.  Part 1 of the Cost Reimbursable Requirements Series includes Incurred Cost Submissions and Contract Briefs. 

Government Contracting: What You Need to Know

May 3, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

Government Contracting may be a critical tool for growing your small business and increasing your bottom line. Join us to hear from state and federal contracting experts. Participants will learn the potential benefits of participating in government contracting. Certification programs will be…

Nurturing Accountability in Virtual Workspaces

May 7, 2024Virtual

Elevate employee engagement and productivity through modern accountability strategies. Learn to set clear expectations, provide continuous feedback, and empower employees to take ownership of their performance. Explore technology-driven tools and virtual communication techniques that align with…

Management Intensive Grazing School - Appleton City, MO

May 7, 2024 - May 9, 2024In-personAppleton CityMO

Efficient forage management and utilization is important to the profitability of a livestock operation.  The best way to promote efficient forage management and utilization in a livestock operation is by incorporating management intensive grazing practices.  To educate livestock producers on…

Conducting Effective Internal Investigations

May 8, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

Your step-by-step guide to conducting a thorough, legally compliant internal investigation. Supervisors, Managers and HR professionals need to know the proper strategies and techniques to investigate workplace situations in a timely, unbiased manner. A proper investigation can be your number one…

Small Business Certifications for Federal, State & Local Government Contracts

May 8, 2024Virtual

This virtual seminar is an overview of the current small business socio-economic certifications in federal, local state and city government.  The federal government spends over $500 billion in goods and services each year, and 23% of this spend is set aside for small…

Mental Health First Aid for Youth - Online - Community

May 14, 2024Virtual

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to youth who may be developing a mental health or substance use challenge and help connect them to the appropriate care. This evidence-based training will teach you how to apply the ALGEE…

Optimizing Workplace Safety through Threat Assessment Processes

May 14, 2024In-personSpringfieldMO

Every organization should have a response team, made up of the company's safety and security stakeholders. This can include business leaders from HR, Safety, Security, Risk Management, Facilities, IT, and those that have responsibilities connected to the safety, security, and well-being of the…

Credit as an Asset - Buffalo

May 14, 2024In-personBuffaloMO

Achieving your financial goals is dependent on having a strong credit profile and high credit score. This interactive credit as an asset workshop is designed to help you learn more about building and improving your credit profile so that you can achieve your financial goals.

Buying Meat Direct From the Farm: What Consumers Need to Know

May 14, 2024In-personMountain GroveMO

This class will cover what you need to know to be an informed consumer of local meat including:

   • Meat purchasing and processing options

   • What to expect from your purchase

Becoming a Better Borrower - Buffalo

May 14, 2024In-personBuffaloMO

The Missouri Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the Dallas County Economic Development Group, and the New Growth Women's Business Center will host a workshop for new and existing businesses focused on facilitating access to capital for your new or existing small business. Krishin Thadani…

2024 Regional Grazing School - Mt. Vernon

May 15, 2024 - May 17, 2024In-personMt. VernonMO

Three-day seminar on management-intensive grazing for economic and environmental sustainability. Topics include: The “Art and Science” of Grazing; Soil Basics and Fertility; Plant Growth; Fencing and Water Systems; Matching Livestock and Forage Resources; Meeting Nutritional Needs of Livestock…

Barn Quilt Class - Douglas County

May 20, 2024In-personAvaMO

Ava, Mo. – The Douglas County University of Missouri Extension in Douglas County is offering a barn quilt class. American barn quilts can be tracked back almost 300 years, to the arrival of immigrants from the central regions of Europe. 

Civil Conversations

May 21, 2024Virtual

In today’s polarized and divisive discourse, many wonder if civil conversations are even possible.  Strong opinions and an unwillingness to listen or consider a differing point of view can make civility difficult to achieve.  However, by examining your own motivation when communicating with…

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.

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…

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