Management and leadership
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Event date: Oct. 9, 2019 - Oct. 17, 2019
Event time: | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Held Wednesdays/Thursdays (October 9-10 & 16-17, 2019) Day 1: Building Effective Relationships (Oct. 9) Identify behaviors of great coworkers. Describe the role of supervisor and how to avoid common pitfalls Define Emotional Intelligence and why it ...
Learn an overview of the economic development process while exploring trends and emerging issues. The Fundamentals of Economic Development workshops present an overview of the economic development process as well as exploring trends and emerging ...
Customer service is an integral part of our jobs and should not be seen as an extension of it. A company’s most vital asset is its customers. Without them, we would not and could not exist in business. When you satisfy your customers, they not ...
News & articles
- Published: Monday, Oct. 1, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will receive a $432,747 Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) grant through the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.The grant runs September 2018 to August 2021, says ...
- Published: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension recently released its 2017 Farm Labor Guide.Finding and keeping dependable workers is one of the largest challenges today for farm owners and managers, says MU Extension agricultural economist Joe ...
- Published: Friday, July 22, 2016
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Current high heat puts the public at risk. Since 1980, heat waves in Missouri have killed more people than lightning, tornadoes, thunderstorms and floods combined, says University of Missouri Extension climatologist Pat Guinan. ...
Publication date: Feb. 1, 2019
This report examines the characteristics of Missouri’s veteran population. It also highlights characteristics of the veterans that utilize employment services from Missouri’s Division of Workforce Development and the types of work they wish to ...
Publication date: Jan. 9, 2019
The workplace is an important venue to address nutrition and physical activity issues. The WorkWell Missouri Toolkit was developed to assist businesses in starting, adding to or maintaining a wellness program for their staff. Unlike other resource ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2018
In a farm or other agribusiness, employees are important resources. The decision to hire additional labor begins by recognizing a work need. From that point, employers must make many decisions and create a fair, effective process to attract job ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 1996
Have you ever experienced any of the following? A father and daughter argue over the use of the family car. Two brothers disagree about whose job it is to take out the trash and demand that a parent settle their argument. A couple strongly disagrees ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
A farmer who employs one or more persons has the legal responsibility to assure safe and healthful working conditions under the William-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. An amendment to the act also prevents the Occupational Safety ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 1993
Two major tasks are involved in the successful completion of a new farm building — choosing the right building and selecting a good contractor to build it.Most buildings constructed today are "pre-engineered," or package-type, ...
May 17, 2018 - Nov. 1, 2018
Welcome to the Novak Leadership and Leadership Missouri Personal Leadership Development Course! The goal of this course is to help you grow yourself as a leader and learn how to effectively take people with you for success in your personal and ...
Meet the experts
- Cathy Galland COUNTY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST IN 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT View Profile
- Dewey Thompson DIRECTOR, EXTENSION MISSOURI TRAINING INSTITUTE View Profile
- Jeremiah Terrell FIELD SPECIALIST IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT View Profile
- Patricia Barrett COUNTY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST IN AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT View Profile
- Rae Lyon ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, MISSOURI TRAINING INSTITUTE View Profile
- Rebecca Blocker FIELD SPECIALIST IN HOUSING EDUCATION View Profile
- Stephanie Schindler COUNTY ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST IN 4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT View Profile