Ordering Tree Seedlings in Missouri

What  tree species successfully grow in your area, how many trees can you plant and properly maintain and when do you need to place your seedling order?  These questions and more are answered in MU Extension publication G5006 Right Species, Right Place: Considerations Before You Order Tree Seedlings in Missouri.  University of Missouri State Forestry specialist Hank Stelzer, guides you through the process for determining the right number of plants per acre, what trees are appropriate for your soil conditions and when and how to place your seedling order.  If you are interested in ordering tree and small bush seedlings from the Missouri state nursery, the catalog and order from are available at 2017-2018 Seedling Order Form.

 

Pearls of Production - Impowering Women in Agriculture

Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture is a program designed to provide leadership and hands-on training opportunities for women involved in livestock production in Missouri.  This year's event is November 3-4 in the Columbia area, and offers a full lineup of workshops including beef management, pasture/forages demonstrations, and shop and small equipment safety and maintenance.  A 30% early bird discount is applied to registrations received by October 13, so sign up today and plan to attend this great opportunity for women in agriculture.  Pearls of Production registration

 

Wild Thing of the Week


Whether it crawls, walks or flies, Wild Thing of the Week spotlights a plant or animal living in our world.  Wild Thing gives a brief identification and description about the family that this living thing belongs to. Take a look and see what's wild this week.

 

 

 

 

4-H: Leaders for life

 4-H Faculty, Staff and Volunteers create multiple opportunities for youth. 4-H project work and related educational experiences help youth explore interests in citizenship, communications and leadership.  4-H Youth report 3 times more opportunities than their non-4-H peers to engage in meaningful community leadership roles. This interest in leadership and community service translates to a 70% greater likelihood of  4-H members to attend college compared to youth participating in other out-of school programs. 4-H is growing the leaders of tomorrow today.  For information on joining 4-H, contact your local MU Extension center. 

NEMO AG Connection Newsletter

The NEMO AG Connection newsletter is a monthly publication containing the latest information from MU Extension Ag specialists in Ag Business, Agronomy, Ag Engineering, Livestock and Horticulture.  Ag Connection is your local link to MU for ag extension and research information. http://agebb.missouri.edu/agconnection/ 
 

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Gardening season is almost over for the year. 

The Garden Talk newsletter is full of information, growing flowers, fruits and vegetables, a monthly gardening calendar and schedule of horticulture events in the region. MU Extension horticulture specialist, Jennifer Schutter, provides up-to-date gardening and lawn care information, so don't miss out on this month's helpful hints for growing fabulous gardens.
 

 

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