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Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

County Council Meeting

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
123 W Wayne Street, Ironton MO map...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Elaine Willhite, WillhiteE@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Iron County
phone: 573-546-7515




Cape Girardeau County Extension Council meeting

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where:  
Cape Girardeau County Extension Office
684 W Jackson Trail, Jackson MO map...

Description:

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

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Richard D. Proffer, profferrd@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cape Girardeau County
phone: 573-243-3581




The First Steps to Staring a Business

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, 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

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




The Basics of Writing a Business Plan

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon

Where:  
4747 Troost
Suite 104, 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. 

Cost:

$75.00

Facilitator:

Yvonne Kretsinger, kretsingery@umkc.edu
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: 816-235-6063




4-H Trail Blazers Club Meeting (Session 5 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where:  
Across from judicial center
122 Felkins Avenue, Forsyth MO map...

Description:

The Taney County 4-H Trail Blazers Club is open to all youth ages 5 to 18 years of age. This year the club has voiced an interest in horses, welding, camping, and a variety of other 4-H projects. There are several Clover Kids (ages 5-7) that attend as well as older youth who attend the meetings as well. The club is active in the community through service learning projects and 4-H events.

Registration:

Register with 4-H Online after October 1st http://extension.missouri.edu/taney/join4h.aspx more...

Cost:

$20.00
Contact the 4-H youth specialist for scholarship information

Facilitator:

Willa Williams, williamswl@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Taney County
phone: 417-546-4431




Northwest Missouri Certified Crop Advisors Conference

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 8:30 a.m. to Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, 5 p.m.

Where:  
Missouri Western State University Fulkerson Center
4525 Downs Drive, Saint Joseph MO map...

Description:

The Certified Crop Advisors Workshop will be offering 17 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) which will help you meet the CEU requirements for continued certification. CEUs will be offered in the following areas: Nutrient Management Soil and Water Crop Management Pest Management Instructors for the workshop will be discussing research and applications of that research to real world situations. The sessions below are subject to change as some are still being finalized. The program will be beneficial to you as you work with clientele.  more...

Registration:

For more information contact the Nodaway County Extension office.  660-582-8101

Registration
deadline:

1/5/2018

Cost:

$195.00

Both days, including evening session—$195

One (1) Day Registration—$125

Evening Session, if only attending one day session—$50

* Registration fees include lunches, break refreshments, & handouts.

* A $25 late registration fee will be applied if you register after January 5th. Also, cancellation must be made prior to January 5th to receive a refund.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Stoney Creek Inn, 1201 Woodbine Rd, St. Joseph. They are $91 per night and the block will be held until January 3, 2018. The block is reserved under Certified Crop Advisors, #6663459. You can reach the hotel at (800) 659-2220 or (816) 901-9600.

Facilitator:

Randa Doty, dotyr@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Nodaway County
phone: 660-582-8101




Canceled: Cooking Matters for Families in Boonville (Session 2 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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



Start Up - Other (Session 3 of 12)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 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




KOMA Beef Cattle Conference

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Springfield Livestock Marketing Center
6821 West Independence Drive, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The KOMA Beef Cattle Conference begins at 4 p.m., January 16, 2018, at the Springfield Livestock Marketing Center in Springfield, Mo. The KOMA (4 – State) Beef Cattle Conference is a joint effort by the Extension Services in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas. It is designed to provide the latest information on beef cattle production, marketing, economics, nutrition and forage utilization. Presenters and presentations at the meeting include: Dr. David Lalman, Professor – Harrington Chair Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Oklahoma State University, will be discussing “matching genetic potential to forage resources”; Dr. Jared Decker, Assistant Professor of Beef Cattle Genetics Extension and Computational Genomics at the University of Missouri – Columbia, will be discussing “genetics for cow efficiency and profit”; Dr. Craig Payne, University of Missouri – Columbia Associate Extension Professor Veterinary Medicine, will be discussing “current thinking on parasite control in cattle” The evening meal will be catered by Mingles in Springfield, Mo. “That same evening, agriculture businesses that have supported the event will have booths set up. Attendees can visit and learn how their products can help improve your beef cattle operation,” said Dr. Patrick Davis, county program director for Cedar County Extension.

Registration:

To register or for details on this event, contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center at (417) 276 – 3313 or by email to davismp@missouri.edu. Also contact the office immediately if you need accommodations because of a disability, need to relay emergency medical information or need special arrangements if the building is evacuated.

Registration
deadline:

1/12/2018

Cost:

$20.00
The cost of the event for those who pre-register and pay prior to January 12, 2018, is $20 per person. No refunds if cancellation after the registration deadline. Mail payments to the Cedar County MU Extension Center at 113 South Street, Stockton, Mo. 65785. Payment at the door will cost $30 per person.

Facilitator:

Patrick Davis, DavisMP@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Cedar County
phone: 417-276-3313




Lafayette County 4-H Council (Session 1 of 5)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

James Jackson, jacksonjamese@missouri.edu
MU Extension in Lafayette County
phone: 660-584-3658




Stay Strong Stay Healthy - Independence (Session 3 of 16)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 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




Canceled: Beginning Farmers "Building It from the Ground Up Program" (Bolivar, MO) (Session 1 of 9)

When:  Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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