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    Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    Volunteer Development: Teen Group Volunteers (Session 3 of 3)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    Description:

    MU Extension 4-H youth development faulty and staff develop and support volunteer systems in order to engage caring adults in delivering educational programs and services. Examples: 4-H volunteers, teachers, human service providers

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Christal Huber, hubercd@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Callaway County
    phone: 573-642-0755




    Heifer Development - Franklin

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019

    Description:

    Provides producers with information on the topic of replacement heifers. The one night event covered topics on Nutrition, Bull Selection, Target Weight, Pre-breeding exams and the economics of raising or buying replacement heifers.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rachel Hopkins, hopkinsrm@umsystem.edu
    MU Extension in Washington County
    phone: 573-438-2671




    KWTO Morning Line (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6:15 a.m. to 7:15 a.m.

    Where:  
    Meyer Communications Building
    3000 East Chestnut Expressway, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    A daily talk radio show on the largest radio station in Springfield, Mo. (KWTO 560AM) Host Jason Wert asks questions about people and programs impacting Springfield and Greene County in an open format that encourages listeners to call in and give input.

    Session topic:

    Greene County MU Extension's EXCEL Leadership program.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Corps of Engineers Small Biz Workhop

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    The Red Lion Hotel St. Louis City Center
    400 South 14th St., Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    The Corps of Engineers proudly works with small and disadvantaged businesses in our service to the St. Louis District and the nation. This workshop is the ideal opportunity to learn how best to present your small business skills for consideration during the RFQ and RFP processes, and to network with businesses large and small for possible mutually advantageous partnerships. There are break-out sessions on a variety of topics and a limited opportunity to learn about FY19 requirements in Corps Districts in St. Louis and surrounding areas in one-on-one meetings.
    Businesses are requested to make only 2 One-On-One appointments, and advance registration for the break-out sessions is required. Businesses may have any number of representatives present to participate in the networking areas, which are available during the entire day. Lunch is available for purchase at the site to those who register.




     more...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Elaine Palangpour, PalangpourE@missouri.edu
    Missouri PTAC at University of Missouri (MU)
    phone: 573-882-8058




    Farm Conference - Day 1 of 2

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Civic Center, West Plains MO map...

    Description:

    Provides instruction to increase sustainable farming practices and procedures that are economically profitable, environmentally sound and socially responsible. more...

    Registration:

    Early Bird Registration $60, Includes lunch both days. Groups of 5 or more $45 each. Prices good through March 5, 2019.

    Price increases to $75 and $55 for groups of 5 or more starting March 6, 2019.

    Active Military, Veterans, and Students with ID save $30 per ticket.

    Register here: http://www.americansmallfarm.com/conference
     more...

    Cost:

    $75.00
    Early Bird Registration $60, Includes lunch both days. Groups of 5 or more $45 each. Prices good through March 5, 2019. Price increases to $75 and $55 for groups of 5 or more starting March 6, 2019. Active Military, Veterans, and Students with ID save $30 per ticket.

    Facilitator:

    Alice Barnes, barnesali@missouri.edu
    Missouri SBDC in West Plains
    phone: 417-255-7966




    CANCELLED: Due to low enrollment. Chronic Disease Self-Management at Bolivar Senior Center (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Registration:

    Call 417-888-6787 to register

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Hickory County
    phone: 417-745-6767




    Spring Institute 2019

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center
    2400 S. Scenic Ave, Springfield MO map...

    Description:

    Program offered at various regional sites to all MU Extension faculty and staff.
    9:00 – 9:15 am Arrival and settle in
    9:15 – 9:30 am Welcome
    9:30 – 11:00 am Thinking Like a Marketer, Margaret Duffy, Director, Novak Leadership Institute
    11:00 – 12:00 A Tale of Mizzou Engagement, David Burton, CES in Community Economic Development
    12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
    12:45 – 1:45 pm Small Group Discussions and Report Outs*
    1:45 – 2:45 pm Tactical Leadership, Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement
    2:45 – 3:00 pm Wrap Up and Adjourn

    Session topic:

    A Tale of Mizzou Engagement, David Burton, CES in Community Economic Development

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    David L. Burton, burtond@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    SNAP RECIPIENTS: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 3 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) 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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.
    This course is free to recipients of SNAP.
    Call the office to register, 573-458-6260.

    Registration:

    Call the office to register, 573-458-6260.
    This course is free to recipients of SNAP.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Rachel Buenemann, rachelbuenemann@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Phelps County
    phone: 573-458-6260




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1- Blue Springs (Session 5 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) 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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lydia Kaume, kaumel@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Blue Springs
    phone: 816-252-5051




    Master Pollinator Steward Program (Session 2 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 10 a.m. to noon

    Description:

    The Master Pollinator Steward Program is an unbiased, research-based curriculum, which includes hands-on activities and classroom presentations. Pollinators — such as bees, birds, butterflies, bats and insects — play a crucial role in the production of most fruits and vegetables. They also support healthy ecosystems that clean the air, stabilize soils and support wildlife. Studies show that pollinator populations are in decline because of a loss of feeding and nesting habitats, pollution and the misuse of pesticides. This program trains how to protect our agricultural economy and food supply with a series of classes. A five-part series of MU publications was created for this class series.  more...

    Registration:

    Register directly with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    3/8/2019

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00
    See Osher pricing for other options. For this event & semester only the minimum is $80

    Facilitator:

    James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cole County
    phone: 573-634-2824




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 Montgomery Senior Center (Session 13 of 18)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) 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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tyler Hall, hallty@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Warren County
    phone: 636-456-4108




    Beginning Farmer Session 1: Farming - The First Steps

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    West Plains Civic Center
    110 St Louis St, West Plains MO map...

    Description:

    The Beginning Farmer series of workshops includes 5 sessions on a wide range of topics, targeting those starting out in farming. Attendees receive a certificate of attendance. The workshops are held in conjunction with the Bringing Back the American Small Farm conference.

    Session topic:

    The 4 P’s – purpose, plan, product, people. Inventory your resources, the business plan, build skills through education and training, set up your business finance, your business access to land and capital, risk management, ag suitability site.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Patillo, Ed.D., patilloa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Herbs: Cooking, Healing, Growing

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Gentry County Library
    Stanberry MO

    Description:

    When it comes to seasoning foods, many Americans limit themselves to little more than salt and pepper. While salt and pepper are certainly important components of any recipe, there is a world of flavor to be found in herbs. This class discusses how to use herbs in the kitchen for their culinary and health benefits. Participants will also learn just how easy it is to keep an herb garden of their own.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Sarah Wood, woodsarah@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Gentry County
    phone: 660-726-5610




    Canceled: Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Central Library (Session 15 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, noon to 1 p.m.

    Where:  
    Kansas City MO



    Canceled: A Matter of Balance - Marble Hill (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    302 Union Street, Marble Hill MO map...



    Chronic Disease Self-Management (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Mary Wescoat Engram, EngramM@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Mississippi County
    phone: 573-683-6129




    CANCELLED BY SENIOR CENTER-Chronic Disease Self-Management at Engel's Senior Center, Buffalo (Session 6 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Description:

    A program to assist participants in maintaining living an active and fulfilling life when faced with chronic medical conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Hickory County
    phone: 417-745-6767




    Beginning Farmer Session 2: Marketing is Key

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

    Where:  
    West Plains Civic Center
    110 St Louis St, West Plains MO map...

    Description:

    The Beginning Farmer series of workshops includes 5 sessions on a wide range of topics, targeting those starting out in farming. Attendees receive a certificate of attendance. The workshops are held in conjunction with the Bringing Back the American Small Farm conference.

    Session topic:

    Direct marketing – farmers markets, on farm, PYO, CSA, internet. Wholesale marketing – schools, institutions, grocery stores, produce auction, restaurants, value added products.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Patillo, Ed.D., patilloa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Canceled: A Matter of Balance - Marble Hill (Session 5 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.




    Beginning Farmer Session 3: Looking at the Opportunities

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

    Where:  
    West Plains Civic Center
    110 St Louis St, West Plains MO map...

    Description:

    The Beginning Farmer series of workshops includes 5 sessions on a wide range of topics, targeting those starting out in farming. Attendees receive a certificate of attendance. The workshops are held in conjunction with the Bringing Back the American Small Farm conference.

    Session topic:

    Produce (greenhouse and high tunnels) Meats, Value Added Products, Honey and Bee Products, Ornamental Plants

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Amy Patillo, Ed.D., patilloa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Prospective Mizzou Student Discussion

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    1012 N. Highway UU, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    Geared towards small farm families, educational program that focuses on successful techniques, and marketing high horticulture value crops best suited to Missouri’s climate conditions.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    James Quinn, quinnja@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cole County
    phone: 573-634-2824




    Cooking Matters for Teens (Twin Rivers School) (Session 4 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Maude Harris, HarrisMau@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Scott County
    phone: 573-545-3516




    Putting the Pieces Together (Session 2 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Where:  
    Doniphan MO

    Description:

    This is a program in teaching children life lessons by using the activity of chess. The students learn better decision making skills. The activity gives them the chance to become focus and look at options. It enables the students to visualize how everyone around them are important and have a role to play and that even the most significant person can later have a major impact on their lives. Students are shown three phases of life; the beginning where students learn that in the beginning you are learning how the game will begin. Just like in life, school is preparing them for their adult lives. In the middle game, students are putting pieces in place that allow them to succeed in the game as one would do in the work place. Finally the end, as people prepare for retirement, they get an idea of how easy or difficult life can be based on their earlier moves in life. The ultimate goal is for students to realize they are the king in the game and must be protected at all times.

    Session topic:

    In session 2, the students begin to play the game. They are taught to not just to make a move just to make one. It should have a purpose for their decisions. They are learning to start the strategy part as they learn that daily decisions should not be made halfheartedly. The students are taught conflict resolution. When their king is in jeopardy of being capture, they are taught the acronym CPR. This begins the process of teaching the students to face their issues and not instinctively run from their problems.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    John Fuller, fullerjc@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Butler County
    phone: 573-686-8064




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 at Hickory County Health Department (Session 8 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) 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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s physical activity recommendations.

    SSSH challenges participants through incremental increases in exercise volume and intensity. Led by a certified instructor, participants complete a warmup, a prescribed set of upper- and lower-body strengthening exercises and a cool-down at each class. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    Registration:

    Call the Hickory County Health Department at 417-745-2138

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $20.00

    Facilitator:

    Mary Sebade, sebadem@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Hickory County
    phone: 417-745-6767




    Sewing Project Meetings (volunteer led) (Session 7 of 10)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    4-H Building, Finley River Park, Christian County Fairgrounds
    891-961 N Riverside Rd, Ozark MO map...

    Description:

    Youth will learn the basics of sewing through meetings led by a certified 4-H volunteer.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jennifer Hancock, HancockJP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Christian County
    phone: 417-581-3558




    2019 Grow Your Farm (Session 6 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    301 3rd Street, Hillsboro MO map...

    Description:

    Information on production techniques is relatively easy to find and use, but what many landowners need is help to develop the farm as a profitable business. With this in mind, Grow Your Farm is designed to assist you, the producer, in creating and planning your farm as a business.

    This course will help you:

    Identify and prioritize personal and family values and use them as the foundation for the farm mission statement and goals.
    Learn how to "walk the farm" to assess the land and its facilities.
    Learn to evaluate the feasibility of particular farm opportunities.
    Understand the components of a business plan and create one of your own.
    Understand financial aspects of a business plan and review popular tools to manage financial records.
    Consider different types of agricultural marketing and draft a marketing plan.
    Become familiar with a variety of legal issues that pertain to farming enterprises.
    Network with other farmers.

    Registration:

    Call 636-797-5391 to register.

    Cost:

    $35.00

    Facilitator:

    Debi Kelly, KellyD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jefferson County
    phone: 636-797-5391




    2019 Master Gardener Monthly Meeting (Session 3 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    1012A Thompson Blvd., Sedalia MO map...

    Description:

    Provides in depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening. Prepares volunteers for horticulture questions frequently asked by citizens around the state, based on unbiased research based gardening information.

    Session topic:

    Provides in depth horticulture training for Missourians who wish to spread their knowledge of gardening. Prepares volunteers for horticulture questions frequently asked by citizens around the state, based on unbiased research based gardening information.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Blake Gazaway, gazawayb@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Pettis County
    phone: 660-827-0591




    Ranchers Rules of Thumb-Was Grandpa Right?

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Andrew County Youth Building
    201 South Banyon, Savannah MO map...

    Description:

    Provides producers with a wealth of information on beef production. Topics span disease prevention, sanitation, vaccinations, site evaluations, appropriate feed rations, nutrition, and reproductive physiology.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    James Humphrey, humphreyjr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Andrew County
    phone: 816-324-3147




    2018-2019 Benton County 4-H Council Monthly Meeting (Session 3 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Description:

    2018-2019 Benton County 4-H Council Monthly Meeting

    Session topic:

    Benton County 4-H Council Monthly Meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Blake Gazaway, gazawayb@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Pettis County
    phone: 660-827-0591




    SMQA Certification Class (Session 5 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    Crossroads Christian Church, Macon
    Macon MO

    Description:

    Missouri 4-H is about young people discovering their interests with the guidance of caring adults. It’s about young people making friends and memories in clubs or other groups while honing their knowledge, skills, attitudes and health to lead in a complex and changing world.

    Objective: To increase the knowledge and awareness of Missouri youth about food quality issues related to animal production

    All 4-H members enrolled in food animal projects (including beef, sheep, swine, dairy cattle, meats, meat and dairy goats, rabbits, and poultry) must complete the appropriate level of Missouri Show Me Quality Assurance (MSMQA) certification to be considered 4-H member in good standing in that project. Additionally, members must complete their MSMQA program by June 1 to participate in the Missouri State Fair.

    Session topic:

    Show Me Quality Assurance certification class for 4-H members

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Penny Kittle, KittleP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Sullivan County
    phone: 660-265-4541




    Ozark County Extension Council monthly meeting schedule (Session 1 of 8)

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    526 3rd Street, Gainesville MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly meetings of the Ozark County Extension Council are held to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county. 



    Meetings are scheduled for the second Tuesday of the month at 6pm.



    Meetings are open to the public.


    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Penny Kittle, KittleP@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Sullivan County
    phone: 660-265-4541




    The First Steps to Starting a Business

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    UMKC SBTDC
    4747 Troost Avenue, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Are you looking for the basics of starting a new business? This three-hour class provides a quick overview of the critical first steps needed to start a business. 
    Participants learn to assess their strengths and weaknesses in terms of business ownership, and the importance of planning, meeting legal and regulatory requirements and identifying sources of financing. 

    Topics Include:

    • Basics of business ownership and planning
    • Forms of business ownership and other regulatory issues
    • Marketing and financing
    • Business resources and training opportunities
    • Determining if business ownership is for you

    If you are a recently unemployed or laid-off worker, the Dislocated Worker scholarship may apply for this class. Please apply for the scholarship prior to applying for the class.

    Cost:

    $49.00

    Facilitator:

    Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
    Missouri SBDC at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
    phone: 816-235-6063




    The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

    When:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    UMKC SBTDC
    4747 Troost Avenue, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Start your business planning, or ramp up your game plan, with this three-hour class on Basics of Writing a Business Plan. Designed for current and aspiring business owners, this class is perfect for entrepreneurs who need to create a business plan, but have little or no knowledge of how to get started. Learn the key elements of a basic plan and how it can be a useful management tool. 


    Participants will get tips and guidelines on writing styles and formats that produce polished, professional plans. Business counselors will facilitate class discussions to help participants consider individual situations, opportunities and additional valuable resources. Discussions are facilitated by business counselors who will help you ex-amine your individual situation, explore opportunities and discover new ideas. You’ll learn from other participants and have a host of valuable resources available to you. 

    Scholarships may be available if you are a Dislocated Worker (recently unemployed or laid-off). Please apply for the scholarship here prior to applying for the class.

    Cost:

    $49.00

    Facilitator:

    Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
    Missouri SBDC at University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
    phone: 816-235-6063