Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Native Plants Program is offering "Back to Nature with Native Plants 2014, Learning to Manage Native Plants for Pollinators and Us" classes. These hands-on Native Plants gardening and pollinators classes run on Thursdays beginning February throughout 2014. For more information and to RSVP, contact Amy Hempen: HempenA@LincolnU.edu or Dr. Nadia Navarrete-Tindall: Navarrete-TindallN@LincolnU.edu (573) 681-5392 or visit our Native Plants Program for class information and more.
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension 2014 Farmers' Market, Saturdays, April 19 - September 27, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, Thursday, June 5 - August 30, 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., located at the Community Garden of Dickinson Research Center, 1219 Chestnut Street (corner of Leslie Blvd. and Chestnut Street), Jefferson City, MO. For more information, contact Maggie Hopper, (573) 681-5493, HopperM@LincolnU.edu or click here for flyer.
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) invites you to the Vegetable and Integrated Pest Management Festival, Thursday, August 14, 2014, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Lincoln University's George Washington Carver Farm, 3804 Bald Hill Road, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101. Demonstrations and presentations (free to the public) will include Cover Crops for Vegetables, Sweet/Chili Pepper Production, Integrated Disease Management of Watermelon, Pumpkin Production, Aquaculture, Watermelon and tomato tasting and more. For more information and to register, please contact Vonna Kesel at (573) 681-5312, email: KeselV@LincolnU.edu.
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) will host a Cover Crop Workshop, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Lincoln University's George Washington Carver Farm, 3804 Bald Hill Road, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101. Cost is $15.00 per person and includes cover crop handbook, Managing Cover crops Profitably, and lunch. For more information or to register, contact Kristina Norris, (573) 681-6188, email Kristina.Norris055@My.LincolnU.edu or click here for flyer.
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension (LUCE) presents the Native Plants Program (NPP) experience Dining Wild to be held on the Lincoln University campus at Scruggs University Center, Saturday, September 6, 2014, 3:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. Complete with garden tours and mixer and presentations, a full course dinner prepared with native edible plants and locally grown meat and produce will be served. Registration is $25.00 per person (scholarships are available.) Please RSVP by Saturday, August 23, 2014. For more information, scholarships, special accommodations, or if you're interested in having a booth, contact Amy Hempen, email: HempenA@LincolnU.edu, (573) 681-3553, or click here for flyer.
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Innovative Small Farmers' Outreach Program East Central Region is sponsoring a SARE Grant Writing Workshop, September 11, 2014, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., at Missouri University Extension Center, 260 Brown Road, St. Peters, MO 63376. Debi Kelly will be the featured speaker. Registration fee of $15 includes dinner. For more information and registration, contact Reneesha Auboug, (314) 838-4088, email: AubougR@LincolnU.edu
Lincoln University Cooperative Extension will sponsor Mid-Missouri Browsing Academy, Friday, September 12, 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Saturday, September 13, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Crowder College, Williams Ag building, Rooms 103 & 104 in Neosho, Missouri. reference materials will be provided in notebook form. Cost is $45.00/person. Scholarships available. Preregistration is required. For more information and registration, please contact Vonna Kesel at (573) 681-5312, email: KeselV@LincolnU.edu, or click here for flyer/form or visit our LUCE Small Ruminant webpage.
Sheep and Goat Workshop, Vocational Agriculture Classroom, Stockton High School, Stockton, MO, September 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m. "Goat and Sheep Management" by Jodie Pennington - Small Ruminant Specialist, Neosho, MO. "Goat and Sheep Meat Processing and Marketing" by Robert Long, Golden City Meats, Golden City, MO. For more information and registration ($5 - September 15, 2014 deadline), please contact the Cedar County MU Extension Center, (417) 276-3313, email: email@example.com.
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