MU Extension events calendar
Friday, Dec. 13, 2013
Understanding Good Agricultural Practices (GAPS) and Writing a Farm Food Safety Plan (Session 3 of 5)
When: Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Springfield/Greene County Library Center
4653 S Campbell Ave, Springfield MO map...
Food safety training is quickly becoming a serious issue for farmers across the United States. GAP's (Good Agricultural Practices)is a comprehensive food safety approach that can be applied to
any farm. With a food safety plan in place, both the consumer and farmer are at less of a risk for a food borne illness outbreak. This workshop, led by national experts on Farm Food Safety, is for small and medium-sized farms.
How to Write a Farm Food Safety Plan
There is no charge to attend the workshops, but registration is required at the link below. more...
Turfgrass Management Class (Session 4 of 6)
When: Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Pennington Seed Conference Room; Greenfield, MO
Thursdays and Fridays; December 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20; 1:30-3:00pm Pennington Seed Conference Room; Greenfield, MO
This class will cover an introduction to grasses suitable for SW MO, turf management (including- establishment, mowing, aeration, dethatching), turf diseases, turf insects and rodents, weed management, fertilization of lawns and soil and site preparation for establishment of turf grasses.
Weed management Pat Miller, Vernon Co. Agronomy Specialist
To register, contact Dade County MU Extension- 417-637-2112; registration fee will be due first day of class
$50/person; $80/couple (sharing materials)