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Event date: March 25, 2021 - May 27, 2021
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 run from 6:30pm to 8:00pmMar ...
News & articles
- Published: Wednesday, April 7, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Like humans, plants can get sick and need someone to diagnose their illnesses, says Peng Tian, the new lab director of the University of Missouri Plant Diagnostic Clinic.The Plant Diagnostic Clinic has served Missourians since 1965 ...
- Published: Tuesday, July 28, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Officials urge residents to report unsolicited packages of seeds delivered from foreign countries. Unknown seeds could introduce noxious weeds, pests, diseases and viruses.“This may be part of a business technique called ...
- Published: Friday, May 15, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – In response to the tremendous interest in home food production, University of Missouri Extension now offers a free online course in basic vegetable gardening.“The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put an added financial strain on many ...
- Published: Monday, May 11, 2020
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Looking for a way to improve your physical and mental well-being during stressful times? A University of Missouri Extension horticulturist recommends gardening as a perfect solution.“Gardening provides many health benefits that ...
Publication date: July 1, 2017
The first and best defense against plant diseases is a healthy plant, which is the main task of an accomplished gardener. Preventing and managing plant disease begins even before planting, with site preparation and plant selection.When a plant does ...
Publication date: June 1, 2017
This Restricted-Use Pesticide Record-Keeping Form is for use with MP692, USDA Pesticide Record-Keeping Requirements for Certified Private Applicators of Federally Restricted-Use Pesticides. The revised form includes places to note information ...
Publication date: June 1, 2017
The 1990 farm bill requires private certified pesticide applicators to keep records of all applications of federally restricted-use pesticides (RUP). The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) administers the ...
Publication date: Jan. 1, 2017
Plant Diagnostic Clinic28 Mumford HallColumbia, MO 65211573-882-3019Email: [email protected]: Plant Diagnostic ClinicCollect recently affected plant tissue representing all stages and aspects of the problem.Healthy or dead plant ...
Publication date: Oct. 1, 2016
The demand for locally-grown, vine-ripened tomatoes remains strong in Missouri. If you can produce high yields of good-quality tomatoes, the opportunity exists for you to make a reasonable return on your investment.The resources essential for ...
Publication date: July 4, 2016
Pet owners washing their dogs with flea and tick shampoo; housekeepers scrubbing bathroom fixtures with mold and mildew removal agents; lawn enthusiasts applying granular crabgrass preventers. What do these people have in common? They all are using a ...
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- Patrick Byers FIELD SPECIALIST IN HORTICULTURE View Profile
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