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    Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

    St. Francois County Extension Council Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Where:  
    First Floor, St. Francois County Courthouse Annex
    1 W. Liberty, Suite 101, Farmington MO map...

    Description:

    Monthly meeting of the St. Francois County Extension Council to conduct business and plan programming efforts in the county.  Meetings are open to the public.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Jane Epstein, EpsteinJa@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in St. Francois County
    phone: 573-756-4539




    FastTrac New Venture (Session 2 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    4747 Troost
    Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Do you dream of owning your own business, and are you ready to take the deep dive into business feasibility planning? 

    The FastTrac® NewVenture™ program helps aspiring entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business idea, exploring the feasibility of their new venture and learning how to develop a viable business plan. This “gold standard” business plan development program is fast-paced, interactive and energizing. 

    Participants develop their business plan through group activities and coaching from professional business counselors. The workbook has step-by-step activities and in-depth information. FastTrac® participants also have access to business plan and financial templates online. Participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business venture throughout the program. 

    Registration:

    Scholarships may be available for Dislocated Workers or those that live or own a business in Kansas City, MO.

     more...

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $649.00

    Facilitator:

    Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
    University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
    phone: 816-235-6428




    FastTrac New Venture - UBGI (Session 2 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Where:  
    4747 Troost
    Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...

    Description:

    Do you dream of owning your own business, and are you ready to take the deep dive into business feasibility planning? 

    The FastTrac® NewVenture™ program helps aspiring entrepreneurs look at all aspects of their business idea, exploring the feasibility of their new venture and learning how to develop a viable business plan. This “gold standard” business plan development program is fast-paced, interactive and energizing. 

    Participants develop their business plan through group activities and coaching from professional business counselors. The workbook has step-by-step activities and in-depth information. FastTrac® participants also have access to business plan and financial templates online. Participants don't just learn about business, they work on their own business venture throughout the program. 

    Registration:

    Scholarships may be available for Dislocated Workers or those that live or own a business in Kansas City, MO.

     more...

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $75.00

    Facilitator:

    Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
    University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
    phone: 816-235-6428




    Private Pesticide Applicator Training in Vienna (Maries County)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    211 4th St, Vienna MO map...

    Description:

    Missouri law requires all purchasers and users of restricted-use pesticides to attend a training session to be certified for a private applicators license. During this training, participants will learn about safe handling of pesticides, proper mixing, calibration techniques, environmental ramifications of improper mixing or careless application, chemical breakdown of pesticides in the environment, what records are needed, pesticide formulations, personal protective wear and how to clean it, pesticide storage, common MO pests, and integrated pest management (IPM).

    Registration:

    Please call Donna or Tina at the MU Extension office in Vienna at 573-422-3359 to reserve your space ahead of time.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/30/2018

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Carmen DeHart, dehartc@umkc.edu
    University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
    phone: 816-235-6428




    Linn County Extension Council Meeting

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    28600 Hwy 11, Brookfield MO map...

    Description:

    Linn County Extension Council Meeting

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Valerie Tate, tatev@umsystem.edu
    MU Extension in Linn County
    phone: 660-895-5123




    Cooking Matters for Families in Boonville (Session 4 of 9)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Immanuel Lutheran Church
    1001 Immanuel Drive, Boonville MO map...

    Description:

    Cooking Matters for Parents is a hands on cooking program that was developed to teach parents of young children how to prepare and eat a healthy, affordable, and delicious diet. Topics covered include: - cooking tips and techniques - tips for proper food safety, storage, and sanitation - nutrition information to keep your family healthy - budgeting information - tips to get your family to try new foods - shopping healthfully on a limited budget

    Session topic:

    Participants will receive information on important nutrition topics, cook a meal together, and enjoy eating and discussing the key points of the class.

    Registration:

    Melissa Cotton 660-827-0891 cottonmr@missouri.edu

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/3/2018

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Melissa Cotton, cottonmr@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Cass County
    phone: 816-380-8461




    Start Up - Other (Session 7 of 12)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    29868 MO-5, Tipton MO map...

    Description:

    When you enroll in LaunchU, you receive the following:

    • Instruction from a certified facilitator
    • Feedback in small group activities
    • Insight from local experts
    • LaunchU startup handbook
    • Access to a LivePlan cloud-based business planning software
    • Access to market research data from SFCC's SBTDC
    • Support from a network of coaches and peers

    At the end of the twelve sessions, you will have ...

    • Completed an SBA-approved business feasibility plan
    • Perfected your business pitch
    • Determined if business concept is workable
    • Saved time and money
    • Completed in a pitch competition with potential investors as judges

    Registration:

    Contact Kelly Asbury 660-596-7350 to apply!

    Class size:

    20

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $250.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly Asbury, kasbury1@sfccmo.edu
    State Fair Community College SBTDC (SFCC SBTDC)
    phone: 660-596-7350




    2018-Macon County Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 1 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

    Where:  
    404 N. Missouri, Macon MO map...

    Description:

    There will be two sessions of private pesticide applicator training in Macon county. Afternoon session will be from 2.00 to 5.00 pm and evening session will be from 6.00 to 9.00 pm.

    Registration:

    To register for training, please contact Macon county extension office at 660-385-2173.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/29/2018

    Class size:

    50

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Dhruba Dhakal, dhakald@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Chariton County
    phone: 660-288-3239




    2018-Macon County Private Pesticide Applicator Training (Session 2 of 2)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    404 N. Missouri, Macon MO map...

    Description:

    There will be two sessions of private pesticide applicator training in Macon county. Afternoon session will be from 2.00 to 5.00 pm and evening session will be from 6.00 to 9.00 pm.

    Registration:

    To register for training, please contact Macon county extension office at 660-385-2173.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/29/2018

    Class size:

    50

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Dhruba Dhakal, dhakald@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Chariton County
    phone: 660-288-3239




    Stay Strong Stay Healthy - Independence (Session 7 of 16)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Where:  
    Noland Road Baptist Church
    4505 S Noland Road, Independence MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase independent living older adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength-training program. Over eight weeks, participants learn exercises to improve strength, flexibility and balance. At each class, a prescribed set of eight upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. 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:

    Contact Denise Sullivan at the University of Missouri-Jackson County Extension office at 816-482-5850.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/4/2018

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    Yes

    Cost:

    $40.00

    Facilitator:

    Denise Sullivan, sullivand@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Jackson County - Kansas City
    phone: 816-482-5850




    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Session 7 of 18)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    Where:  
    801 E 12th St, Lamar MO map...

    Description:

    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a low-impact strength training program designed for older adults to increase strength and improve balance and flexibility. Strength training helps reduce the risk of falls and increases ability to remain independent and perform activities of daily living.

    Registration:

    To register call Lindsey at the Barton County Extension Center at 417-682-3579

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/3/2018

    Class size:

    12

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $15.00

    Facilitator:

    Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Barton County
    phone: 417-682-3579




    Show Me Better Health - Campus Lutheran (Boone Co) (Session 1 of 6)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    On the East side of College Avenue between Broadway and University Ave.
    304 S College Avenue, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    Do you or someone you care for have diabetes, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, or any other ongoing health condition? Then, attend the upcoming Show Me Better Health program offered by the University of Missouri Extension in Boone County. Through this FREE workshop, you will learn skills to help you: plan exercise and nutrition, manage pain, increase energy, make treatment decisions, and much more. Participants receive the Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions book and a Relaxation for the Mind and Body CD.

    Registration:

    Contact office@campuslutheran.org or 573-442-5942. Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited.

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Lindsey Stevenson, stevensonlk@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Barton County
    phone: 417-682-3579




    Oregon County Private Pesticide Applicator Training

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    This training will be held in the Oregon County Courthouse Basement in Alton.
    Alton MO

    Description:

    Missouri law requires all purchasers and users of restricted-use pesticides to attend a training session to be certified for a private applicators license. Many commonly used pesticides require a private applicator license. The training will allow individuals to recertify or receive initial training to be licensed to purchase and apply restricted-use pesticides on property owned or rented. Make sure to look at the expiration date on your license to see if you need to recertify. Once the training is complete, Missouri Department of Agriculture will issue a license that is good for five years. Individuals wishing to attend must be 18 years of age or older. Individuals unable to attend the training class can receive their license by watching a video at your local Extension Office. Please call the office to schedule a time.

    Registration:

    To register contact the MU Extension office in Oregon County at (417)-778-7490. Training sessions may be offered in surrounding counties, contact your local MU Extension office to find the program nearest you.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/29/2018

    Cost:

    $0.00
    If you are recertifying be sure to bring your pesticide reference manual so that you will not be required to purchase a new one. The cost of the manual is $12.

    Facilitator:

    Jamie Gundel, gundelj@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Oregon County
    phone: 417-778-7490




    Atchison County Ag Update

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Velma Houts Fair Building
    201 East Hwy. 136 East, Rock Port MO map...

    Description:

    Private pesticide applicator training will focus on the use of dicamba resistant soybean technology. The new dicamba formulations are restricted use and so require a private applicator license. A training manual is required for licensing. If you have an old manual, please bring it to the meeting. All meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. Following applicator training, the University of Missouri Agricultural Extension staff will present “Tips to Reduce Input Costs without Reducing Yield,” “Dicamba Injury and Insurance” and “Minerals and Vitamins for beef cattle: meeting requirements without breaking the bank.”

    Cost:

    $12.00

    Facilitator:

    Wayne Flanary, flanaryw@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Holt County
    phone: 660-446-3724




    Extension Council - January

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Basement Community Room
    101 N Jefferson St., Mexico MO map...

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Mary Sobba, SobbaM@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Audrain County
    phone: 573-581-3231




    From Passion to Profits-The Basics of Starting a Business

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    St. Louis County Library-Headquarter
    1640 S Lindbergh Boulevard, Saint Louis MO map...

    Description:

    Do something you love by turning your passion into profit! We'll show you how to turn your dream of starting a business into a reality. Headquarters-1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd/St. Louis, MO 63131 This is event will start with a networking period from 8:30-9:00a.m., with the presentation beginning at 9:00a.m. Registration is recommended... Register at www.slcl.org/events or call 314-994-3300

    Registration:

    www.slcl.org/event or call 314-994-3300

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Diane Oliver, beckld@umsystem.edu
    St. Louis North City - SBTDC
    phone: 314-405-8400




    2018 Master Gardener Core Training/Greene County (Session 3 of 13)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Description:

    Master Gardener training for new members.

    Session topic:

    Master Gardener Orientation

    Cost:

    $160.00

    Facilitator:

    Kelly McGowan, mcgowank@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Greene County
    phone: 417-881-8909




    Beginning Farmers "Building It from the Ground Up Program" (Bolivar, MO) (Session 3 of 9)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

    Where:  
    Polk County Fair Grounds 4 H Building
    4560 S 100th Rd, Bolivar MO map...

    Description:

    This program is designed to address the needs of land owners looking to improve their property as well as their outputs and profitability over the long run of the operation. Realizing finances may be limited and/or restricted we will be working with those individuals trying to make sound economic decisions about their operations. Targeting both new and old land owners/operators looking to run up to 30-75 breeding cows, 100 stockers, 50-75 breeding goats and/or sheep, or a small registered livestock operation, on farms ranging from 20-160+ acres, operated as a part time and/or hobby farm as well as the full time farmer. This may not be their sole source of income, but a part-time occupation, recreational/retirement farm. It is not only about making a living on the farm, but about living on the farm, raising children on the farm, and having the rural way of life. The farm just needs to pay for itself and if it makes a little money along the way….. Great! Each program will consist of two or three segments, running approximately 45-90 minutes, with a break in between allowing for questions and refreshments. You may attend only the evenings you want or sign up to attend the entire program. The choice is yours.

    Session topic:

    Session #3 Cow/ calf operation: Selection, feeding, breeding, balancing your hay value with supplementation, health concerns and issues, vaccinations, worming, calving, etc.

    Registration:

    Hickory County MU Extension Office, 203 Cedar St., Hermitage MO, 65757 For additional information contact: Terry Halleran @ Hickory County MU Extension Office at 417-745-6767 Classes will run from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Individuals wanting to attend any of the programs may do so for $10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night. If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

    Registration
    deadline:

    1/10/2018

    Class size:

    25

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $10.00
    $10.00 per person or a couple fee of $15.00 a night If you sign up for all nights @ $75.00 per individual or a couple fee of $100.00 you will receive a three ring binder to place all handout materials made available during the sessions.

    Facilitator:

    William Halleran, halleranw@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Hickory County
    phone: 417-745-6767




    Perry County 4-H Council Meeting (Session 1 of 5)

    When:  Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    Perry County University of Missouri Extension Center
    321 N. Main, STE 1, Perryville MO map...

    Description:

    Adult and youth leaders meet to plan and discuss 4-H youth development programs in Perry County.

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Dianna Koenig, KoenigD@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Perry County
    phone: 573-547-4504