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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Fruit Cultivars for Home Plantings

    Fruit Cultivars for Home Plantings

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    • 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 ...

  4. Interpreting Missouri Soil Test Reports

    Interpreting Missouri Soil Test Reports

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    • Reviewed: Nov. 1998

    The Missouri Soil Test Report is an important tool for making management decisions for crop and forage production. This guide will help you understand the soil test report and make the results more useful for your farming operation. Figure 1Sample... Read more ...

  5. Vegetable Planting Calendar

    Vegetable Planting Calendar

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    • 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 habits by... 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. Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe: 2021, No. 4 (July/August)

    Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe: 2021, No. 4 (July/August)

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    • New: July 2021

    Elderberries: beautiful to look at, not for canningAlthough elderberry plants are beautiful, recent variety tests have indicated that elderberries are low in acid and cannot be safely preserved using standard home-canning recommendations for fruits... Read more ...

  8. Herd Health Programs and Reproductive Efficiency of Beef Cattle

    Herd Health Programs and Reproductive Efficiency of Beef Cattle

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    • New: March 2021

    An excellent herd health program is an important component of overall management for reproductive efficiency, as health can significantly impact the reproductive performance of cattle as well as the value of the calf crop. Failure to protect against... Read more ...

  9. Missouri Master Pollinator Steward Program: Insects

    Insects

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    • New: Oct. 2017

    Insects are the most abundant animals on earth. They exert important effects, both positive and negative, on our lives in ways we might not even think about. Although the vast majority of insects are either beneficial or harmless, we often are most... Read more ...

  10. Gardening in the Shade

    Gardening in the Shade

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    • Reviewed: April 2002

    Your browser does not support the video tag.Variegated foliage patterns and light-colored bark add dimension and interest to a shady garden.Christoper J. StarbuckDepartment of HorticultureMany gardeners view shade as a challenging situation for... Read more ...

  11. Turfgrass Weed Control for Professionals

    Turfgrass Weed Control for Professionals (2020 Edition)

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    • New: Dec. 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... Read more ...

  12. Farmland Values for Missouri Counties

    Farmland Values for Missouri Counties

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    • Revised: Jan. 2021

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA/NASS) collects information on the market value of agricultural land and buildings through two different procedures: the Census of Agriculture conducted every four... Read more ...

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