Monday, Dec. 3rd is the last date applications for the Master Gardener Southwest Area Basic Training. This training, facilitated by Pratt Co. Research and Extension, will be held on Wednesdays, Feb. 6 through March 27th, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Pratt Area 4-H Center. Applications may be found on line at or you may contact the Pratt Co. K-State Research and Extension Office at 620-672-6121.