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High Tunnel Workshop

Are you interested in learning more about high tunnel production practices? If so, mark your calendar for Thursday, July 23. The State Fruit Experiment Station is hosting a high tunnel workshop in Mountain Grove from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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We’ve Been Busy!

The end of the semester is always busy for students, faculty and staff. This year was no exception. However, for many the crazy schedule did not stop after classes ended, so we wanted to take a minute to share a

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Mountain Grove Plans Community Workshops

The Missouri State University State Fruit Experiment Station will host two workshops in March that are open to the public. The workshops will demonstrate different techniques that are related to dormant season plant management. The first workshop is free to

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School of Ag Publishes Historical Book

The Darr School of Agriculture was generously gifted a natural forest on the north side of Springfield in December 2013, known as The Woodlands; however, few realize the rich historical relevance the area holds. Known now for its hands-on teaching

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Learn from the legacy of George Washington Carver

From developing more than 100 uses for the peanut to developing countless farming techniques, the life and work of George Washington Carver continues to make an impact on agricultural science. The William H. Darr School of Agriculture will focus on his contributions to the agricultural sciences during the first-ever George Washington Carver Agricultural Academy July 21-25.

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Dr. John Schatz Passes Away, Former Department Head and Lifelong Supporter of Education

  By Family of John Schatz, reprinted from Springfield News-Leader March 17, 2013 John Dewey Schatz was born February 15, 1921, and passed away February 3, 2013. A Cape Girardeau native, John studied at the University of Toledo for a

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Bears in the News: Plant Upside-Down Tomatoes!

Check out our very own Associate Professor in the Darr School of Agriculture Dr. Clydette Alsup-Egbers showing viewers how to plant upside-down tomatoes on KY3!   http://www.ky3.com/videogallery/69322816/News/Growing-Tomatoes-Upside-Down  

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Congresswoman Vickie Hartzler’s Visit to the Darr Agricultural Center

  Congresswoman Vickie Hartzler of Missouri’s 4th Congressional District visited the Darr Agricultural Center Friday, March 30th.  Over 35 faculty, staff, special guests and students greeted the Congresswoman Friday afternoon.  Among the special guests in attendance were Mr. Bill and

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