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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Missouri No-Till Planting Systems

    Missouri No-Till Planting Systems

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    • New: Feb. 1997

    Information about no-till crop production comes to us from all over the United States, but can it be used on Missouri farms? The purpose of this publication is to review briefly what has been learned and applied in Missouri. These pages will not... Read more ...

  4. Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

    Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

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    • 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 ...

  5. Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

    Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

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    • Reviewed: May 2016

    It takes some time and effort to develop a lawn with the right mixture of turfgrass species and varieties for your landscape and situation, but it is worth the investment to achieve results that are attractive, durable and easy to maintain. Important... Read more ...

  6. Vegetable Harvest and Storage

    Vegetable Harvest and Storage

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    • Reviewed: May 2017

    Timely harvest and proper storage help maintain the quality and freshness of garden vegetables. This publication describes how and when to harvest vegetables; special harvest preparations and storage requirements; and appropriate length and kinds of... Read more ...

  7. Using Pesticides Safely Around the Home and Garden

    Using Pesticides Safely Around the Home and Garden

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    • Revised: Oct. 2014

    Pet owners washing their dogs with flea and tick shampoo; custodians scrubbing bathroom fixtures with disinfectant; lawn enthusiasts applying granular crabgrass preventative. What do all of these people have in common? They all are using... Read more ...

  8. Field Borders for Agronomic, Economic and Wildlife Benefits

    Field Borders for Agronomic, Economic and Wildlife Benefits

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    • Revised: Oct. 2020

    During the past few decades, dramatic changes have occurred across Missouri's agricultural landscape. Those changes include generally larger farms, increased field sizes, promotion of monocultures and improvements in farm equipment. Although... Read more ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe: 2021, No. 5 (September/October)

    Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe: 2021, No. 5 (September/October)

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    • New: Sept. 2021

    Canning MeatsFreezing isn’t the only method used to extend the life of meats. Meats, such as beef, pork, venison, bear, lamb, or veal, can be canned in pint or quart jars. These can be stored and enjoyed for up to at least 12 months.Prepare meats... Read more ...

  11. Honey Bees as Pollinators, Their Habitats and Products

    Honey Bees as Pollinators, Their Habitats and Products

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    • New: Sept. 2018

    Figure 1. Honey bee (Apis mellifera).The European honey bee (Apis mellifera), also known as the common or western honeybee (Figure 1), is the most influential insect for humankind, both in history and in the honey and wax resources it provides. For... Read more ...

  12. Controlling Deer Damage in Missouri

    Controlling Deer Damage in Missouri

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    • Revised: Jan. 2019

    White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are found in a variety of habitats throughout Missouri. They are beautiful and fascinating animals that provide many aesthetic and recreational benefits (Figure 1).Figure 1. White-tailed deer are a valuable... Read more ...

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