MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- April 24 to 25, 2017
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2017
- April 29 to 30, 2017
2017 MU Dental CE Weekend
- May 15 to 18, 2017
2017 Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership
- May 17 to 18, 2017
Charting the LifeCourse Showcase
- May 17, 2017
Missouri Bridge Conference 2017
- May 19 to 20, 2017
39th Annual Common Childhood Problems Conference
- June 5 to 9, 2017
2017 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 6 to July 26, 2017
2017 Summer Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) Workshops
- June 7 to 9, 2017
2017 IPG Symposium on Root Biology
- June 8 to 9, 2017
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 11 to 14, 2017
ICPR - International Conference on Pig Reproduction
- June 12 to 16, 2017
2017 University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute
- June 14 to 16, 2017
Cambio de Colores 2017
- June 15 to 16, 2017
2017 MU Master Gardeners State Conference
- Aug. 5 to 9, 2017
56th Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America
- Aug. 17, 2017
Family Caregivers Conference
- Sept. 17 to 21, 2017
TRTR 2017 - Test, Research and Training Reactors
- Sept. 22, 2017
5th Annual James and Nancy Cassidy Rheumatology Symposium
Missouri 4-H events
Development Program calendar
Telecenter Network calendar
Nursing Outreach Conferences
CAFNR events calendar
University of Missouri calendar
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Social Media Secrets and Strategies for Business
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
4747 Troost Ave, Kansas City MO map...
This 3 hour training will show you: What a real Business-to-Business vs Business-to-Customer Social Media strategy looks like, How your website should be working to help facilitate the growth of your business, How to get targeted clients, prospects and industry media to share your stuff, What to do about ugly comments and trolls, How to "warm up" trade show leads weeks before the event starts, How to stay in Facebook's news feed without paying so much for ads, Facebook advertising tricks for businesses with small budgets, What do all the numbers mean? What really matters when it comes to social media analytics, How much time does it really take to be successful with social media? This class will be taught by Anne Cull from ThinkViral LLC.
Carmen DeHart, email@example.com
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
phone: (816) 235-6428
2017 Missouri 4-H Equine Tour
When: Monday, May 22, 2017, 7 a.m. to Sunday, May 28, 2017, 6 a.m.
Tour for equine focused 4-H teens exploring equine related careers and the horse industry in Oklahoma and Texas. more...
Completed application with deposit due March 1. Limited enrollment. more...
What you should know as a group health plan fiduciary
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Suite 104, Kansas City MO map...
This seminar will provide you with an understanding of the law and your responsibilities, especially COBRA and HIPPA as well as other current and timely laws. You'll learn how to understand the terms of your plans, make timely contributions to fund benefits and much more! more...
Yvonne Kretsinger, firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Missouri-Kansas City SBTDC
Missouri 4-H Dairy Cow Camp
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 1 p.m. to Friday, May 26, 2017, 3 p.m.
Youth ages 8-18 interested in learning about the dairy industry will want to register for 4-H Dairy Cow Camp, scheduled for May 24-26.
“This camp draws attention to the importance of farming and its important role in Missouri’s economy. It provides youth a “hands-on” opportunity to care for dairy animals and learn about many aspects of dairy production while learning life-skills at the same time,” according to Karla Deaver, 4-H Youth Development Specialist.
Campers work in pairs under the direction of adults and take part in workshops to learn about judging dairy animals, dairy management, animal care ethics and showmanship. Persons working in the dairy industry visit with campers about careers in the dairy industry as well.
Participants at the 2017 cow camp will also be certified in the Show-Me Quality Assurance program. The primary goal of the program is to increase the knowledge and awareness of Missouri youth about food quality issues related to animal production.
A judging contest and showmanship competition provide the culmination for the camp.
Registration is $90 by April 15 for Missouri 4-H members, $120 for out of state or non-4-H members. Fees increase by $10 after April 15. Registration may be mailed to Karla Deaver at P.O. Box 388, Mt. Vernon, MO 65712 more...
Registration is $90 by April 15 for Missouri 4-H members, $120 for out of state or non-4-H members. Fees increase by $10 after April 15.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy at Family Impact Center (Session 5 of 16)
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, noon to 1 p.m.
105 E Ash Street, Columbia MO map...
Stay Strong Stay Healthy is an evidence-based strength training program designed for older adults. The eight-week long program includes 16 exercise sessions where participants learn to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. 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. Other benefits to strength training are that it: strengthens bones, relieves arthritis, helps control weight, lifts depression, reduces stress, and reduces risk for heart disease.
Pre-Registration Required, contact: MU Extension-Boone County Office at
573-445-9792 or BooneCo@missouri.edu
Discounted rate for SNAP-eligible participants
FastTrac - New Venture Workshop (Session 3 of 5)
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1520 Market Street
5 days of training in which you'll learn how to:
Identify business opportunities/ Brainstorm ideas and concepts. Develop a business concepts that has potential for feasible application. Develop a business plan that will attract financial assistance. Submit forms and organize your business. Prepare a budget, pricing and profitability margins, and calculate taxes. And more...
To register, individuals must be enrolled in the WIA Program at SLATE American Job Center. Participants may register prior to the event or onsite from 8-9AM
Questions? Email Cassandra Williams at email@example.com
Workshops are free of charge for dislocated (laid off) workers, including all materials. textbooks, software, lunch and individual follow-up with to 30 participants and classes fill quickly, so register soon if you plan to attend
Watershed Management & Planning for Independence-Sugar Watershed (Session 3 of 3)
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Remington Nature Center, 1502 McArthur Dr, St. Joseph, 9AM -11 AM
Platte County Community Center YMCA, 8875 Clark Ave, Parkville 6 PM-8PM
Meetings are being held in the Independence-Sugar Watershed to help residents learn about the watershed and ways they can improve the quality of the watershed through development and implementation of a Watershed Protection Plan.
Participants of the watershed wil work in depth on priorities identified in the previous session and identify resources needed to help them work together to develop and Watershed Protection Plan.
registration is not required
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 University of Missouri Medical School (Session 16 of 16)
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Missouri’s Stay Strong, Stay Healthy (SSSH) program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured, and effective strength training program. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy- Level 2 is a follow-up to Level 1. It is for those who want to challenge themselves a bit more! Over the 8 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. At each session, a prescribed set of eight to 10 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. In order to enroll in the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy–Level 2 program, you must have completed the Stay Strong, Stay Healthy-Level 1 program at least twice. Participants are made to feel comfortable and encouraged to gradually build the strength beneficial to health. All equipment is provided.
Pre-registration required. Must have completed Level 1 twice. more...
Kelsey Weitzel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension
QuickBooks for Your Business (Session 2 of 2)
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Getting started in Quickbooks Online to help manage and know your books. Learn how to set up your business and make transactions within the platform.
There will be two nights of training. The first is scheduled for Wednesday, May 17 from 5:30-8:30. The second is the week after on Wednesday, May 24 from 5:30-8:30 as well. more...
Introduction to Quickbooks Online - Part 2
Kayla Ray, email@example.com
Southeast Missouri State University SBTDC
Diabetes Self-Management (Session 5 of 6)
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
From the intersection on McClelland and 32nd, head south. Use the turn lane to turn right into the Freeman Business Center. Park in the back parking lot and use the back entrance.
3220 McClelland, Joplin MO map...
This program helps participants with diabetes learn proven, effective interventions for self-managing their diabetes. These interventions can reduce symptoms, give participants the confidence to manage their condition, improve their quality of life and reduce health care costs.
Contact Lindsey Stevenson at 417-682-3579 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 11 of 16)
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Pettis County Extension Office
1012A Thompson Blvd. , Sedalia MO map...
Stay Strong Stay Healthy Level 2, is an advancement of SSSH Level 1. This event takes place on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Pettis County MU Extension Center. Participants take part in a warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretches and deep breathing.
Participants will complete a warm-up, 8-10 strength training exercises, and a cool-down that includes stretching and deep breathing.
University of Missouri Extension in Pettis County
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 1 (Miller County) (Session 7 of 17)
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Iberia Church of the Nazarene
201 W Main Street, Iberia MO map...
Contact the MU Extension Center in Miller County at 573-369-2394
There is no charge for this program due to a grant from Miller County Health Center
Cooking Matters-Richland (MOCA) (Session 4 of 6)
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Cooking Matters is a 6-session culinary-based nutrition education program that is delivered through; powerful, engaging lessons featuring hands-on learning that include group discussion with instructors. Program Goal: This program’s main goals are: 1. to provide knowledge and skills to help seniors prepare food at home more, and become aware of the negative health behaviors associated with obesity and sedentary lifestyles. The primary objectives are to teach: (1) Cooking tips and techniques; (ii) tips for proper food safety; (iii) storage and sanitation; (iv) nutrition and health information to ensure optimal health; (v) budgeting -stretching food dollars and maximizing resources; (vi) tips to get families to try new foods; and (vii) shopping healthfully on a limited budget. The program evaluates participants at week 1 and week 6 and behavior changes occur consistently in all individuals.
Call the MU Extension office in Pulaski County to register for this class.
Maximum 12 participants, must call to register.
Instructor: Amy Bartels, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist
Classes will be held at the MOCA office in Richland, MO.
Quality for Keeps: Home Food Preservation (Session 1 of 3)
When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 6 p.m. to Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Vienna United Methodist Church
1102 Highway 63 N, Vienna MO map...
Freezing and Drying Fruits and Vegetables
Contact MU Extension in Maries County at 573-422-3359
$40 for all 3 sessions in series