MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- April 6 to 7, 2015
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2015
- April 8, 2015
Scholastic Journalism Day 2015
- April 9, 2015
1st Annual Missouri Bridge Conference
- April 20 to 22, 2015
2015 Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity
- April 21 to 22, 2015
Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity: Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts
- May 12 to 14, 2015
66th Annual Traffic and Safety Conference
- May 27 to 29, 2015
2015 IPG Symposium
- June 1 to 5, 2015
2015 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 3 to 7, 2015
FRTI Summer Fire School 2015
- June 4 to 5, 2015
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 10 to 12, 2015
Cambio de Colores 2015
- July 7 to 8, 2015
2015 Missouri Dairy Grazing Conference
Growing Growers Workshop - Introduction to Small Fruit Production
Saturday, June 14, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Powell Gardens- Education Barn
1609 NW US Hwy 50, , , Kingsville MO map...
Growing Growers program is an apprenticeship program sponsored by the K-State Research and Extension, University of Missouri Extension, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension, Cultivate Kansas City and Kansas City Food Circle. Apprentices work on local, sustainably-run farms, where they experience the day-to-day operations of a farm. The apprenticeship program gives new farmers/growers an opportunity to receive hands-on experience. They attend workshops and farm tours, meet new and experienced farmers, receive textbooks and on-the-job and formal training from their host farmers.
The workshop will cover basic principals of production of Blueberries, Blackberries and Strawberries. It will also cover a new invasive pest-spotted wing drosophila.