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- Published: Monday, March 15, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Be mellow until the forsythia turns yellow.That’s the advice from University of Missouri Extension plant pathologist Lee Miller for applying crabgrass pre-emergent herbicides to lawns.“The forsythia bloom has been used as a ...
- Published: Monday, June 15, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Use your mower’s highest setting for fewer weeds and lusher grass.University of Missouri Extension turf pathologist Lee Miller says mowing too low is a common mistake.“We want your grass to be the trees of your lawn,” he says. ...
- 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, March 30, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – In light of the COVID-19 situation, the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency approved two alternative methods for completing Private Pesticide Applicator Training (PPAT)."We know planting ...
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 ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
Positive identification of pests, including weeds, is the first step in a sound integrated pest management program. Knowledge of plant morphological features, such as leaf and stem shape, flower type and color, and the presence of hairs make ...
Publication date: Dec. 1, 2017
This guide provides weed identification and control information that turfgrass professionals can use to develop effective weed control programs for golf courses, athletic fields, sod farms, lawns and other turfgrass systems. The recommendations apply ...
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 ...
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