The following publications might be of particular interest to people in Adair County. For a complete list of MU Extension publications, visit the main Publications page.

Missouri Fencing and Boundary Laws


Find what farmers and landowners need to know about fencing duties, rights and boundaries provided in Missouri's fencing law and a local option counties can adopt.

Roses: Selecting and Planting


Roses are well adapted to many different environmental conditions. They are useful as landscape plants and prized as cut flowers. Since they are the product of centuries of breeding and selection, many shapes, forms, and colors provide endless types to select from and use.

Wood Stove Maintenance and Operation


Many problems that arise with a stove are the direct result of incomplete combustion. Visit our site to learn about Wood Stove Maintenance and Operation.

Turfgrass Disease Control


Reviewed by Peng Tian
Assistant Professor, Plant Sciences

Reviewed by Manoj Chhetri
Department of Horticulture

Brad S. Fresenburg
Division of Plant Sciences

Identification and Management of Turfgrass Diseases


This publication is designed to be a useful reference for diagnosticians, turfgrass managers, industry representatives and others who want to learn how to diagnose and manage common turfgrass diseases caused by plant pathogenic fungi.

Grasses in Shade: Establishing and Maintaining Lawns in Low Light


Growing grass under trees is hard because the quality as well as the quantity of light changes in the shade. Learn what grass species and cultivars are shade-tolerant and how to manage a shady lawn in this University of Missouri Extension guide.

Growing Home Garden Tomatoes


Tomatoes are a popular home garden crop. They require little area, bear repeatedly, are easy to grow and have many culinary uses. Learn about various varieties and get tips for growing tomatoes in this guide.

Home Fruit Production: Peach and Nectarine Culture


Peach and nectarine trees require considerable care, so cultivars must be carefully selected. Get tips for growing these fruits — including how many trees to plant, how to train and prune them, and how much to water them — in this guide.

Least-Toxic Control Methods to Manage Indoor Plant Pests


This publication discusses some of the least-toxic control options you can use for pests of houseplants, home greenhouses and interior plantscapes.

Home Fruit Production: Grape Culture


Grapes are sturdy plants that withstand drought and can succeed even in rocky, infertile soils. Grape vines can remain productive for 20 to 30 years. Learn how to landscape with grapes, from choosing cultivars to harvesting the fruit, in the University of

Fruit Production

Reviewed $10

Most temperate zone fruits grow in Missouri. Learn how to raise strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants, blueberries, grapes, apricots, cherries, plums, nectarines, peaches, apples and pears in the Show-Me State.

Turfgrass Insects


Only a small number of insects may, at some time, become a potential problem in turfgrass. Turfgrass insects can be somewhat cyclical and very dependent on a number of factors. Weather, suitable food sources, desirable habitat and predators all play a part in the population size of particular insect species.

Roses: Care After Planting


Planting roses? Learn how to mulch, water, prune, and care for your roses. Includes a pest guide.

Fruit Spray Schedules for the Homeowner


Most home fruit plants require pesticide treatments to control serious diseases and insect pests. Learn what pesticides are needed and the frequency of application of sprays for many fruits in this guide.

Fire Blight


Michele Warmund
Fruit State Specialist
Division of Plant Sciences

Small Flock Series: Incubation of Poultry


Jesse J. Lyons
Department of Animal Sciences

Insect and Mite Pests of Apples


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Adair County Courthouse


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