Thursday, October 17, 2013HARRISONVILLE, Mo. – Two years ago, Marcy Weber had lost custody of her children and was homeless, unemployed and in trouble with the law because of a drinking and drug problem that began at age 10.
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Friday, August 16, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.– University of Missouri Extension centers are gearing up for Master Gardener classes this fall.
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – Finding fresh, locally grown produce can be at your fingertips when you are traveling in Missouri this summer.
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Thursday, June 27, 2013GALLATIN, Mo. – Eggplant is one of those vegetables that you either love or hate. If you fall under the “love it” category, this high-yielding summer plant can be a great addition to the home garden.
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Thursday, March 21, 2013KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Once available to U.S. consumers mainly in Japanese restaurants, edamame is showing up at farmers markets, salad bars and grocery store freezer aisles. If you enjoy the sweet, nutty flavor of these nutrient-rich green soybeans, edamame might even find a place in your garden, said a University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist.
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Friday, February 8, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – Producers should take care to choose an appropriate site for a high tunnel, according to University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist David Trinklein. He spoke to agriculture educators recently at MU’s Bradford Research and Extension Center.
Friday, February 8, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension regional horticulture specialist James Quinn talked about side ventilation in high tunnels at a recent workshop at MU’s Bradford Research and Extension Center.
Friday, February 8, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. - University of Missouri Extension regional horticulture specialist James Quinn said tomatoes are a good choice for gardeners using a high tunnel for the first time. Quinn spoke about high tunnels at a recent workshop at MU’s Bradford Research and Extension Center.
Friday, February 8, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. While tomatoes are the most popular choice for high tunnel production, many other vegetables, fruits and flowers flourish in the controlled environment of high tunnels, said University of Missouri Extension regional horticulture specialist James Quinn.
Friday, February 8, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – “We are in a food production revolution,” University of Missouri Extension horticulture specialist David Trinklein told agriculture educators recently at MU’s Bradford Research and Extension Center.
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Friday, January 4, 2013MARSHFIELD, Mo.– There are a number of things to consider when making decisions on irrigating horticulture crops, but the most important is determining water needs based on the mature crops, says Bob Schultheis, a University of Missouri Extension natural resource engineering specialist in Webster County.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – A healthy garden starts from the ground up.
Friday, February 11, 2011KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The local food movement is going back to school.
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You may be interested in these external websites:
- G6220, Organic Vegetable Gardening Techniques
- G6221, Marketing Vegetables in Missouri
- G6368, Growing Sweet Potatoes in Missouri
- G6369, Eggplant Production
- G6372, Growing Sweet Peppers in Missouri
- G6390, Growing Sweet Corn in Missouri
- G6405, Growing Asparagus in Missouri
- G6462, Watering and Fertilizing Tomatoes in a High Tunnel
- M170, High Tunnel Tomato Production
- M173, High Tunnel Melon and Watermelon Production
- M200, High Tunnel Manual: A Guide to Making Produce Profitable and Accesible
- MX384, Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers
You may be interested in these related publications:
- CB1, Agriculture Guide Book
- CB5, Binder of MU Agricultural Guides G6000 - G9999
- G6201, Vegetable Planting Calendar
- G6202, Disease Prevention in Home Vegetable Gardens
- G6203, Common Diseases in the Home Garden
- G6204, Managing Nematodes in Gardens
- G6222, Selling Strategies for Local Food Producers
- G6223, Starting and Operating a Farmers' Market: Frequently Asked Questions
- G6226, Vegetable Harvest and Storage
- G6230, Exhibiting and Judging Garden Vegetables
- G6370, Fresh Market Tomatoes
- G6400, Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions
- G6461, Growing Home Garden Tomatoes
- G6470, Growing Herbs at Home
- G6950, Steps in Fertilizing Garden Soil: Vegetables and Annual Flowers
- G6965, Building and Using Hotbeds and Cold Frames
- G6985, Raised-Bed Gardening
- G7112, Black Cutworm in Missouri
- G7115, Managing the Armyworm Complex in Missouri Field Crops
- G7275, Managing Whiteflies on Indoor and Outdoor Plants
- M163, Managing Insect Pests in the Home Vegetable Garden
- MG5, Vegetable Gardening
- MP562, Home Storage of Fruits and Vegetables in Root Cellars
- MP737, Garden 'n Grow: Leader Handbook
- MP738, Garden 'n Grow: Gardener's Notebook
- NCR100, Edible Wild Mushrooms
- NCR261, Wilt Disorders of Curcurbits
- NCR327, European Corn Borer: Ecology and Management
- NCR553, Insect Resistant Crops Through Genetic Engineering
- NRAES51, Produce Handling for Direct Marketing
- NRAES104, Sustainable Vegetable Production From Start-Up to Market
- PALS1, Site Assessment for Better Gardens and Landscapes
- PS9, Common Vegetable Insects