Taking Care of You 

A Lesson in Self-Care

Sessions in November

November 5th 5:30 - 7:30 pm

November 12th 5:30 - 7:30 pm

November 19th 5:30 - 7:30 pm

November 26th 5:30 - 7:30 pm

Taking Care of You is a multi-session program offering practical strategies and experiences to help you deal with the stress in your life. Managing life’s challenges in a healthy way allows you to improve your overall wellness. Each week you will explore topics through small group discussion, self-reflection and activities. The program’s activities are aimed at increasing mindfulness, positive emotions, optimism, resiliency to stress, coping skills and self-care of your body, mind and spirit.  For registration form click here.

Classes will be held at the University of Missouri Butler County Extension office at 614 Lindsay Ave 3rd floor.  Registration is required for the class.  Seating capacity is 20 people with a minimum of 10.  A $40 registration fee is required for the course.


Upcoming workshops and classes


Pesticide Applicator Training 


A grower can obtain a Private Applicator License by scheduling training through the University of Missouri Extension Center by call 573-686-8064 to arrange a time.  Training runs from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm by appointment.

So, what is an Extension Council and how can you get involved?

County extension councils

In all 114 Missouri counties, an MU county extension council, of elected and appointed citizens, guides local educational programming. County council members are partners in the entire educational process, from needs assessment through program implementation and evaluation of outcomes. To get involved in Butler County contact the office at 573-686-8064.


Regional newsletters

The Garden Spade (PDF)


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