Publications

Results 1-12 of 2566 results
  1. Fruit Cultivars for Home Plantings

    Fruit Cultivars for Home Plantings

    • Web access only
    • Download: Free
    • Revised: Jan. 2012

    Success in growing fruits in home plantings largely depends on the type or cultivar selected. Midwestern growing conditions — cold winters; frosty or rainy springs; hot, dry summers — make it difficult to grow some of the well-known fruits. Every... Read more ...

  2. Vegetable Gardening

    Vegetable Gardening

    • Print: $10.00
    • Download: Free
    • New: July 2008

    Vegetable gardening is a rewarding activity that can provide fresh, flavorful produce. It offers many of the same benefits as other gardening activities, including exercise, fresh air, landscape beautification and enjoyment. In addition, it promotes... Read more ...

  3. Before You Order Tree Seedlings

    Right Species, Right Place: Considerations Before You Order Tree Seedlings in Missouri

    • Web access only
    • Download: Free
    • Revised: Sept. 2017

    Good tree planting practices include good planting stock, a well-selected and properly prepared site, proper planting methods, and adequate protection and care of the tree seedlings before and after planting. Failure in any of these planting... Read more ...

  4. Small Flock Series: Incubation of Poultry

    Small Flock Series: Incubation of Poultry

    • Web access only
    • Revised: Feb. 2003

    Hatching eggs — watching an egg turn into a baby chick — is a learning experience for students of all ages as well as a practical way for you to start a small poultry flock. The incubation process is relatively simple, though it may not seem so... Read more ...

  5. Vegetable Planting Calendar

    Vegetable Planting Calendar

    • Web access only
    • Download: Free
    • Reviewed: Feb. 2016

    Home production of vegetables has been increasing in popularity in recent years.  In addition to saving on the family food bill, the availability of fresh, inexpensive produce from the family garden is conducive to maintaining good dietary... Read more ...

  6. Growing Home Garden Tomatoes

    Growing Home Garden Tomatoes

    • Web access only
    • Download: Free
    • Reviewed: April 2010

    The tomato is America's most popular home garden crop. Tomatoes require a small area, bear repeatedly, are widely adapted and easy to grow, and have many culinary uses. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C, low in calories, and an excellent... Read more ...

  7. Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Establishment and Renovation

    Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Establishment and Renovation

    • Web access only
    • Download: Free
    • Reviewed: April 2010

    Establishment of turfgrass brings beauty to any landscape. While preparing an area for turf, do not hurry the process. Mistakes made at that time will be evident later and ultimately will cost extra in time and labor. The success of a beautiful turf... Read more ...

  8. Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

    Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

    • Web access only
    • Download: Free
    • Reviewed: Feb. 2015

    Established lawns may be maintained at different levels of perfection according to individual situations and desires, but good lawns seldom “just happen.” This summary outlines major steps required to maintain a high-quality lawn year round.Steps... Read more ...

  9. Fruit Production

    Fruit Production

    • Print: $10.00
    • Download: Free
    • Reviewed: July 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... Read more ...

  10. Residential Landscaping

    Residential Landscaping

    • Print: $10.00
    • Download: Free
    • Reviewed: July 2016

    Residential landscaping can be defined as the art and the practice of improving the appearance and aesthetic appeal of the area surrounding a home. Each home and its landscape should be a reflection of the people who live there. It represents a... Read more ...

  11. Improving Lawn and Landscape Soils

    Improving Lawn and Landscape Soils

    • Web access only
    • Download: Free
    • Revised: April 2010

    Poor soil is a common cause of failure to grow vigorous, attractive lawns, trees and shrubs. Topsoils vary greatly from one location to another. Topsoil’s ability to support plant growth can differ from block to block, from farm to farm and from... Read more ...

  12. Tree and Shrub Pests Around the Home: Symptoms, Signs and Control

    Tree and Shrub Pests Around the Home: Symptoms, Signs and Control

    • Print: $10.00
    • Revised: Jan. 2016

    This manual can help you identify common insect and mite infestation on nearly 100 trees and shrubs and lists potential treatments. Its tabular format encourages quick location of specific information. Common trade names for chemicals and additional... Read more ...

Results 1-12 of 2566 results