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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. Selecting Landscape Plants: Uncommon Trees for Specimen Plantings

    Selecting Landscape Plants: Uncommon Trees for Specimen Plantings

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    • Reviewed: June 2008

    Well-known trees provide the shade, framing, screening or background needed in most home landscapes. However, many gardeners want to accent their landscapes with something more unusual. Such plants may serve as conversation pieces or provide a means... Read more ...

  3. Growing Herbs at Home

    Growing Herbs at Home

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    • Reviewed: May 2022

    In a botanical sense, an herb is a plant that does not produce a woody stem and dies back to the ground each winter to a perennial root system. In a gardening sense, herbs are plants that serve as a major source of seasonings in food preparation. In... Read more ...

  4. Value Chains for the Missouri Industrial Hemp Industry

    Value Chains for the Missouri Industrial Hemp Industry

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    • New: Dec. 2019

    Industrial hemp acreage has expanded rapidly in the U.S and is expected to expand further. Exhibit A1 shares the number of licensed industrial hemp acres in leading states from 2017 to 2019. Note, not all licensed acreage is planted and successfully... Read more ...

  5. Disease Prevention in Home Vegetable Gardens

    Disease Prevention in Home Vegetable Gardens

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    • Revised: Sept. 2000

    Vegetable gardening is the number one hobby in the United States. Keeping a garden healthy and attractive requires attention not only to its size and location but also to the soil, water availability, sunlight and air circulation in the garden. These... Read more ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Organic Vegetable Gardening Techniques

    Organic Vegetable Gardening Techniques

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    • Revised: May 2010

    In agriculture, the word organic has come to mean “foodstuff grown or raised without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides or hormones.” According to the USDA National Organic Standard Board, organic agriculture:Is an ecological production... Read more ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Making and Storing Quality Hay

    Making and Storing Quality Hay

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    • Reviewed: Oct. 1993

    The most important factors affecting the quality of hay areMoisture content at baling and time of storageStage of maturity at balingStorage conditionsThe forage speciesThis guide has information on the first three factors as well as on hay... Read more ...

  10. Biology and Management of Japanese Beetle

    Biology and Management of Japanese Beetle

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    • New: July 2020

    Japanese beetle were accidentally introduced from Asia to the eastern United States in 1916. Since then, they have established populations in 28 states with detections in an additional 13, becoming a primary insect pest species in many agricultural... Read more ...

  11. MyPlate: Make Celebrations Fun, Healthy and Active: 10 Tips to Creating Healthy, Active Events

    MyPlate: Make Celebrations Fun, Healthy and Active: 10 Tips to Creating Healthy, Active Events

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    • New: Sept. 2012

    This series of nutrition education tipsheets helps consumers make healthy food choices for themselves and their families. These easy-to-follow tips promote the current USDA food graphic, MyPlate, and act as a starting point to encourage a healthy... Read more ...

  12. Growing Home Garden Tomatoes

    Growing Home Garden Tomatoes

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    • Revised: May 2022

    Tomato (Solanum lycopersicon) is America's most popular home garden vegetable. Tomatoes require a relatively small area, bear repeatedly, are widely adapted and easy to grow, and have many culinary uses. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C,... Read more ...

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