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Event date: Dec. 16, 2021
Event time: | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Organic materials available in our gardens or farms such as grass clippings, fallen leaves and kitchen scraps can be utilized to make a valuable product, compost. Compost provides various essential nutrients to the plants. In this workshop, speakers ...
Event date: Feb. 3, 2022 - March 17, 2022
The Home Gardening Webinar Series is to assist beginning home gardeners with successfully growing their vegetable garden. Learn all the basics from planning the garden, seed starting to diseases and insects. All Sessions start at 6:30 PM and run ...
News & articles
- Published: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. –Though sweet potato is one of the most widely served side dishes at Thanksgiving dinner today, it probably wasn’t on the menu at the first Thanksgiving in 1621, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David ...
- 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: Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The warm, sunny days and cool nights of fall in Missouri provide ideal growing conditions for cool-season vegetables such as Chinese cabbage, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.“The Chinese ...
Publication date: May 1, 2021
This guide is one in a new series of youth gardening activities. See the related publications list for other guides in this series.Donna AufdenbergField Specialist in HorticultureYou can grow new plants from cuttings off existing ones. Learn how to ...
Publication date: May 1, 2021
This guide is one in a new series of youth gardening activities. See the related publications list for other guides in this series.Donna AufdenbergField Specialist in HorticultureStart your garden in the winter by starting seeds in a specially ...
Publication date: May 20, 2021
Farmers markets are popular in Missouri and across the nation. In Missouri, over 200 farmers markets are currently in operation. In the United States, there are an estimated 8,600 markets in operation, up from just under 2,000 in 1994.This guide is a ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2021
Figure 1. Fresh, local produce sold at a farmers market.Bill McKelveyProject Coordinator, Division of Applied Social SciencesMary HendricksonAssociate Professor, Division of Applied Social SciencesAlice RoachSenior Research Associate, Division of ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2020
This annual guide is a summary of currently suggested vegetable varieties, seeding rates, fertilizer rates, weed control, insect control, and disease control measures for commercial growers.This guide is a collaboration of land-grant universities ...
Master Gardener Core Training Course and Manual Bundle
Aug. 23, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021
Your $200 registration fee includes a FREE Core Manual. During checkout, a $37.95 discount will be applied: $30 for the manual and $7.95 for shipping. During checkout, please click the "Next" button under Shipping Methods. The shipping fee is part ...
The Beginning Gardener-Getting Started with Vegetables 2021
Feb. 27, 2021 - April 17, 2021
Thank you for enrolling in the The Beginning Gardener Series. This course is designed to give you just enough information to plant your first vegetable garden, without overwhelming you with too much detail. This is a self-paced course designed for ...
The MVGA promotes Missouri vegetable growers; educates them via newsletters, workshops and meetings; and offers an opportunity to make contacts, exchange ideas and information, and express their needs and concerns about the industry.
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.
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