1st Annual Ag Conference

The 1st annual Ag conference sponsored by Franklin County Soil and Water Conservation District, NRCS, and MU Extension will be Saturday, August 24th, 2019 at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 700 Clearview Drive, Union, MO  63085.  There will be guest speakers and vendors.  Lunch will be provided by the Franklin County Cattleman's Association.  Conference fee is $5.00 and you may call Lori Nowak or Rhonda Davault at 636-583-2303 ext. 3.  To download more information about this event click (HERE)

Field Crop Disease Management Workshop August 22, 20219

Please join us for a hands-on demonstration and discussion on disease scouting, fungicide resistance, SCN management along with Palmer ID management.  Please click (HERE) for a copy of the flyer with further information.

August Twilight Farm Walk and Winter High Tunnel Production Workshop Coming Soon!

For more information about these events please contact Debi Kelly, Field Specialist in Horticulture, located in Jefferson County at 636-797-5391.  A copy of the Twilight Farm Walk flyer can be seen (HERE) and a copy of the High Tunnel Workshop can be seen (HERE).

Time to test your soil!

If you have never tested your soil for your lawn or garden, now is the perfect time.  Soil tests in our office are $20 for one test or $15 each if you submit two or more.  Read this article for more information on the importance of testing! For information on understanding your lawn and garden soil tests reports and calculating fertilizer requirements based on soil test requirements, please visit HERE.

The Summer Heat is Upon Us and Fall is Quicky Approaching.....Gardening and Lawn Care Tips!

The gardening calendar will guide you through weekly tasks so you don't feel so overwhelmed.  The August Gardening Calendar  and September Gardening Calendar  will keep you on top of everything you need. Be sure and scroll down to the calendar page for weed identification and many other resources.  If you have any question just give us a call.

Franklin County 4-H News

August 2019 (PDF)