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Event date: Oct. 28, 2021 - Nov. 11, 2021
Este mini seminario en línea consite en tres clases: 1. Introducción al manejo de huertas frutales en Missouri 2. Cosecha y almacenamiento de frutales 3. Elaboración de conservas artesanales El seminario se oficiará en español usando Zoom. Las ...
Event date: Nov. 3, 2021
Event time: | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In this workshop, speakers will talk on different topics on soil management and winterizing garden. The topics include soil composition & its functions, soil organic matter, soil testing & fertilizer application/management, and essential ...
News & articles
- Published: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Fermented apple juice, known as hard cider, is growing more popular in Missouri. “Several breweries and wineries in the state have ramped up production to satisfy the demand,” said Michele Warmund, a University of Missouri ...
- Published: Monday, Oct. 11, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – “This fall, millions of Americans will make an annual pilgrimage to a retail outlet to purchase a vegetable they, unfortunately, are unlikely to eat,” said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.In the ...
- Published: Friday, Sept. 3, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Gardeners might notice that their tomatoes are cracking or splitting now.“This is a common problem when there are widely varying soil moisture conditions, especially during the hot, dry days of late summer,” says University of ...
- Published: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Your mother probably warned you about picking up hitchhikers.University of Missouri Extension entomologist Kevin Rice says your mom was right, especially when it comes to spotted lanternfly, an invasive species that creates severe ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2017
Elderberry rust is a fungal disease that infects elderberry (Sambucus sp.) and sedge (Carex sp.) plants in the eastern United States (Figure 1). The disease is caused by the fungus Puccinia sambuci (Schwein.) Arthur. All American and European ...
Publication date: Jan. 10, 2017
Soil as a medium for plant growth can be described as a complex natural material derived from weathering of rocks and decomposition of organic materials, which provide nutrients, moisture and anchorage for plants.Soil is a mixture of minerals, ...
Publication date: July 1, 2016
Missouri is home to almost all temperate zone fruit plants, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants, blueberries, grapes, apricots, cherries, plums, nectarines, peaches, apples and pears. They can be harvested from ...
Publication date: July 1, 2016
Plants are living organisms that contain chlorophyll and use it to manufacture their own food. Their cell walls are more or less rigid and support both the individual cells and the whole structure. Even when plants have reached what we regard as ...
Publication date: June 1, 2016
Welcome to the Missouri Master Gardener program. In this program, you will receive classroom training to become a Master Gardener volunteer in partnership with University of Missouri Extension. More than 2,000 active Missouri Master Gardeners are ...
Publication date: May 1, 2016
For a beginning beekeeper, between two and five hives is ideal. This size apiary is small enough for a beginner to manage but still provides enough bees to allow for winter losses. Expand in a couple of years, after you have gained experience and ...
Midwest Blueberry Production Guide, ID-210, University of Kentucky
Presentations from past Missouri Blueberry Schools are found in the Presentation Archive.
The North Missouri Produce Auction, near Jamesport, Missouri, is an excellent sales outlet for produce growers in Daviess, Grundy, Livingston, and nearby counties. Buyers come from many areas, including St. Joseph and Kansas City.
Meet the experts
- Kate Kammler FIELD SPECIALIST IN HORTICULTURE View Profile
- Kathi Mecham FIELD SPECIALIST IN HORTICULTURE View Profile
- Kelly McGowan FIELD SPECIALIST IN HORTICULTURE View Profile
- Patricia Miller FIELD SPECIALIST IN AGRONOMY View Profile
- Patrick Byers FIELD SPECIALIST IN HORTICULTURE View Profile
- Robert Balek FIELD SPECIALIST IN HORTICULTURE View Profile
- Todd Lorenz FIELD SPECIALIST IN AGRONOMY View Profile