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14th Central Missouri Vegetable & Greenhouse Tour (Session 1 of 2)

When:

Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where:

Directions for Central Missouri Produce Auction are at http://agebb.missouri.edu/hort/auction/index.htm
Highway E intersects US 50 between Tipton and California. Take Highway E to the south for 12 miles. The auction is on the right.
37808 Highway E, Fortuna MO map...

Description:

14th Central Missouri Vegetable & Greenhouse Tour
Wednesday August 28th, 2013 Rain or Shine

Consistent with previous years, we will meet at the Central Missouri Produce Auction and visit to nearby growers and then go to Lincoln University’s Carver research farm (Jefferson City).

This event is free and open to all. Transportation is ‘on your own’

Schedule (you are welcome to arrive up until just before noon)

10:00 AM Arrive and visit ‘on your own’ the auction. Auction starts at 10.
11 until 11:45 Free lunch (if preregistered): roast beef,greens beans, mashed potato, & bread.

11:45 to Noon Gather at field stop (adjacent to west side of auction, walking distance but occasionally rough and variable footing/ not handicap accessible)

Noon to 1:00 PM Nolt’s field visit, announcements & discussion.

1:00 to 1:30 PM Walk back to cars and drive to 2nd stop,which is several miles east of California, MO

1:30 to 2:15 PM Bonnie Plants #61- focus on spring plant marketing and distribution.

2:15 to 2:45 PM Drive to Lincoln Carver Farm (east of Jefferson City).

2:45 to 4:00 PM ‘Grower select’ tour of Lincoln Carver Farm.

Our tour ends. The Lincoln VEGETABLE & IPM Festival begins.

4:00 to 7:00 pm Lincoln’s public field day begins.

Session topic:

For information about what will be featured on the tour, please contact Morgan County Extension Center.

Registration:

Morgan County MU Extension office at call 573-378-5358 or e-mail: klindworthd@missouri.edu. Preregistration is requried for the free lunch.
Just let us know you are coming and how many will be in your party. Directions between stops will be provided when confirming your registration, and provided that day.

Registration
deadline:

8/23/2013

Class size:

60

Event full:

No

Cost:

$0.00
This event is FREE

Facilitator:

Joni Ross Harper, rossjo@missouri.edu
Morgan County MU Extension Center
phone: 573/378-5358

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