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

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.

Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions


Are you wondering why your carrot seeds won’t germinate or when to harvest your zucchini? Find answers to these and many more vegetable questions in this guide.

Vegetable Planting Calendar


Plant a vegetable garden to save on your family food bill and promote good dietary habits. The tables in this guide help Missourians plan what to plant, when to plant and how much of each vegetable to plant.

Common Diseases in the Home Garden


Patricia Wallace
Extension Associate, Division of Plant Sciences
Director, MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic

Madison County Courthouse


Missouri Courthouses
Contact and other information about this county is available on the National Association of Counties website.

Editor’s note
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