Master Gardener State Conference

2019 Missouri Master Gardener State Conference, June 4-5,Columbia, MO

Those Pests of Spring/Summer

Controlling Moles.

Bees and Wasps.

Mud Daubers: Social or Solitary?                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Description and Habits


Musk Thistles



Alzheimer's 101

Free program during the 11:45-12:45 lunch hour at the Holden Senior Center. Flyer.

Soil Testing

Basic soil testing analyzes nutrient content and fertility status. Results include fertilizer and lime recommendations. Additional tests are available for nutrient management plans, environmental issues, potting mixes, compost, manure and water usage. Each sample should contain about 1½ cups of dry soil from 6 to 7 inches deep. Consult our soil testing publications for specific instructions. Results are typically provided within two weeks.

Soil Testing for Lawns

Soil Sampling Pastures

Soil Sampling Gardens

Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Soil Testing

There is a $20 per sample fee for testing soil. Results are normally returned within two weeks. Soil samples should be dry; wet samples will delay results.

Feed Testing

Custom Laboratory in Duenweg, MO is recommended by our regional agronomist for feed testing. The form and samples should be submitted to them direct.

Missouri Master Naturalists

The Missouri Master Naturalist program mixes science with service, engaging Missourians in stewardship of the state's natural resources through science-based education and volunteer community service. The program is a partnership between the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and Missouri University Extension.  

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