Cover Crop Field Day Set

For April 3

A Cover crop Field Day, Winter Cover Crops (2009-2014) is set for 9 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday, April 3, at the Jules and Alice Willott farm, Laddonia, MO.

Ten acres of cover crops will feature 108 research plots with yield data review, seeding date data and seeding rate date.

For directions, speakers and more information, see the Cover Crop Field Day brochure (PDF).


Quality for Keeps

Information for those who produce and preserve food

Featuring mushrooms, recipes and stamping out freezer burn.

For more details, see the April 2014 Quality for Keeps (PDF).


Soil Testing Available

At Montgomery County Extension Office

Getting your soil tested is an important part of gardening and farming. 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. Bring your soil samples to the Montgomery County Extension Office, 310 Salisbury St., Ste. E., Montgomery City, MO 63361. Results are typically provided within two weeks.


2013 Annual Report

The 2013 Montgomery County Annual Report is now available in the extension office as well as on-line. The report is located on the left hand side of the this site under plans and reports. This report highlights 20123extension programming and how it improves peoples' lives through research-based information. If you have any questions or comments, please call the Montgomery County Extension Office at 573-564-3733.