Summer Programming 

Livestock Risk Management - Nevada, MO  July 22 

Advanced Soil Health Workshop - Adrian, MO  August 7

Soil Health Workshop - Lamar, MO  Agust 8

Gardening Workshop - Nevada, MO August 23

Sheep and Goat Workshop - Stockton, MO September 16, 7 p.m. (More information coming soon)

Annie's Project Statewide Conference - Lake of the Ozarks, Windermere Conference Center   September 19-20  (Register by August 12)

Master Gardener Training Course

The Master Gardener Program is an intensive 10 week horticulture course. Course will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from August 26 to September 25. 1-4pm at Lamar or 5:30-8:30pm at Greenfield. Courses: plant development, soils/composting, flower and vegetable gardening, fruit production/ pruning, landscape tree selection/pruning, plant diseases, insects, turf and landscaping. Complete 30 hours of training to become an intern. Certified Master Gardeners must complete 30 additional hours of volunteer service in horticulture education. Cost: $135.00 per person and $225.00 per couple (one set of materials).  Registration is due by August 21.  Call Barton County Extension (417) 682-3579 or Dade County Extension (417) 637-2112 to register.

Vegetable Gardening Questions 

As the peek gardening season comes near, here at Extension we get many questions about gardening.  This guide is a section from the Missouri Master Gardener handbook on vegetable gardening.  It provides information from plant and site selection, irrigation and common problems.  There are many other publications available through our website on gardening and other topics as well.  Just click the link at the top of the page titled Publications.

Soil testing 

Soil tests save time and money. Whether you have acres of pasture or have a vegetable patch in the backyard, a soil test will provide you with an analysis of nutrients and a set of recommendations for improvements. Call or visit the Cedar County Extension office for details. Don't guess... Soil test!

Newsletters

Ag in Focus

Ag in Focus is a bi-monthly newsletter for area ag producers and enthusiasts.

Human Development Newsletters

The purpose of these newsletters is to share research-based resources and information to hard to reach parents, grandparents, and families including Parents As Teachers, Head Start, grandparents raising grandchildren groups, parent educators, etc. Smart Parenting is for parents of young children and is printed in English and Spanish. Kindred Spirits is for grandparents raising grandchildren.

Smart Parenting           Kindred Spirits

Other popular MU Extension publications

Pasture Weed and Brush Control Guide (PDF)
G427, 2011 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri
G302, 2012 Custom Rates for Farm Services in Missouri
G6201, Vegetable Planting Calendar

Other resources

WellOwner.org
www.extension.org

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