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  1. Fruit Production

    Fruit Production

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    • 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 ...

  2. Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

    Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

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    • Revised: July 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... Read more ...

  3. Missouri Master Gardener Program Policies and Procedures

    Missouri Master Gardener Program Policies and Procedures

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    • Revised: June 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... Read more ...

  4. Common Diseases in the Home Garden

    Common Diseases in the Home Garden

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    • Revised: Oct. 2014

    Parasitic diseases and nonparasitic disorders can cause serious vegetable losses in home gardens. Many species of microorganisms — including fungi, bacteria, viruses, phytoplasmas and nematodes — cause diseases of vegetable crops. For disease to... Read more ...

  5. Verbal Farm Rental Agreements Under Missouri Law

    Verbal Farm Rental Agreements Under Missouri Law

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    • Revised: Nov. 2020

    Figure 1. Written farm leases are important for landowners and tenants to outline responsibilities, duties and liabilities of an agreement.Verbal farm leases are a tradition in Missouri agriculture. Oral farm leases continue to make up around... Read more ...

  6. Vegetable Gardening

    Vegetable Gardening

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    • 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 ...

  7. Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions

    Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions

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    • Reviewed: July 2019

    Some of the “West Coast” varieties such as ‘Atlas’ and ‘UC 157’ are more heat tolerant (85 degrees Fahrenheit) than the Jersey varieties (e.g., ‘Jersey Knight’, ‘Jersey Gem’). However, they may be subject to winter injury in... Read more ...

  8. Fruit Spray Schedules for the Homeowner

    Fruit Spray Schedules for the Homeowner

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    • Revised: Aug. 2014

    Fruit plantings can be a source of beauty as well as fresh produce. However, for the inexperienced grower, they also can be a source of frustration and expense. Nursery catalogs are full of brightly colored advertisements depicting bountiful harvests... Read more ...

  9. Winter Wheat Planning Budget

    Winter Wheat Planning Budget

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    • Revised: Oct. 2020

    This budget presents information useful to farmers planning the production, financing and marketing of winter wheat for grain. Table 1 presents estimates for the 2021 crop year for winter wheat production in northern, central and southwest Missouri.... Read more ...

  10. Vegetable Planting Calendar - Page 3

    Vegetable Planting Calendar - Page 3

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    • Reviewed: Feb. 2016

    Table 2Recommended vegetable varieties and planting datesVegetableVarietyCommentsDates to plantSouth MissouriCentral MissouriNorth MissouriAsparagus Jersey GeneralBuy 1-year-old crowns (may sow seed and grow plants); do not harvest the same year... Read more ...

  11. Before You Order Tree Seedlings

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

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    • 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 ...

  12. Alfalfa

    Alfalfa

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    • Reviewed: Oct. 1993

    Alfalfa is the most productive legume for Missouri, with potential yields exceeding six tons of hay per acre on good soils. Unlike red or white clover, established alfalfa is productive during midsummer except during extreme drought. Alfalfa is a... Read more ...

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