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    Thursday, May 30, 2019

    Missouri Tomato School

    When:  Thursday, May 30, 2019, 8:45 a.m. to Friday, May 31, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

    Where:  
    George Washington Carver Farm
    3804 Bald Hill Road, Jefferson City MO map...

    Description:

    The Missouri Tomato School will include two days of information packed presentations and tours. The Missouri Tomato School features nationally known tomato experts Dr. Rick Snyder,– Extension/Research Professor at the Truck Crops Experiment Station, Crystal Springs, MS. His areas of specialty include greenhouse tomatoes and other vegetables, field vegetables, and mushrooms. Dr. Snyder hosts the well-known Mississippi Green-house Tomato Short Course, now in its 28th year, and is a highly sought speaker on all aspects of greenhouse tomato production. Dr. Joe Kemble, Extension Vegetable Specialist & Professor at Auburn University, AL. He is the senior editor of the annual Vegetable Crop Handbook for the Southeastern US, and works extensively with all aspects of tomato production. Dr. Kemble’s research program focuses on use of cover crops and reduced tillage for vegetable production, nutrient management, and double cropping using plasticulture.

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    Session topic:

    Missouri Tomato Conference

    Registration:

    Registration is $30. Registration includes The Greenhouse Tomato Handbook by Dr. Snyder, lunch on Thursday, all presentations and handouts, farm tours on Friday morning. (One handbook per family or farm registered). more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/20/2019

    Class size:

    80

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $30.00

    Facilitator:

    Patrick Byers, byerspl@missouri.edu
    MU Extension in Webster County
    phone: 417-859-2044




    Rural Strong: SBA/USDA Rural Initiative Roundtable Event (Session 1 of 5)

    When:  Thursday, May 30, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to noon

    Where:  
    Polk County Library
    1690 West Broadway Street, Bolivar MO map...

    Description:

    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are hosting a series of roundtables and trainings to promote stronger businesses and agricultural economies in rural America.

    Under the Trump Administration’s Rural Initiative, SBA and USDA will enhance coordination and collaboration to improve investment opportunities in rural areas, identify ways to increase the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Job Act of 2017, improve innovation for rural technical assistance providers, and aid rural businesses in providing tools to export products around the world, among other goals.

    This event is an opportunity to learn from representatives of the SBA and USDA on how the Trump Administration’s Rural Initiative can benefit your local economy. Entrepreneurs, SBA lenders and resource partners are highly encouraged to attend. more...

    Registration
    deadline:

    5/29/2019

    Cost:

    $0.00

    Facilitator:

    Tara Horton, tarahorton@missouristate.edu
    Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University (MSU)
    phone: 417-837-2617