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Hammons Products Black Walnut Field Day

On Friday September 16, Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang, Li-Ling Chen, Jennifer Morganthaler, Daniel Adams and Jacob Schneider attended the 2016 Black Walnut Field Day at Hammons Products in Stockton, Missouri.  We received a tour of the facility, listened to several presentations and yes we ate some amazing food prepared with walnuts.  A big thank you to Brian Hammons and family and the MU Center for Agroforestry for hosting and inviting us.

 

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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulation count beginning April 1 = 3303  http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/reports/gddTable.asp

Phenology stages according to the Modified E-L system http://door.uwex.edu/files/2010/10/ModifiedEichhornLorennzsystem.pdf

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Ozarks Celebration Festival 2016

We participated in the 19th Annual Ozarks Celebration Festival held at Missouri State University September 9-11th. We handed out samples of Apples, Asian Pears and Paw Paws.  We answered questions about growing fruits in Missouri and the Fruit Station in general.  Literature on growing and maintaining fruit crops in Missouri was also available. Dr. Martin Kaps organizes our participation in this event each year.  Dr. Kaps, Mike Matthews, Susanne Howard and Jennifer Morganthaler all volunteered at the booth over the weekend.

 

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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulation count beginning April 1 = 3175  http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/reports/gddTable.asp
Phenology stages according to the Modified E-L system http://door.uwex.edu/files/2010/10/ModifiedEichhornLorennzsystem.pdf

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