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Last wine class

We held our last Wine Appreciation class last evening with our wine and food pairing. The most unusual pleasant pairing was pickles and Chardonnay! Here are some pics.

Our group pic
Our group pic
Here is the right side of the room.
Here is the right side of the room.
The center
The center
And the left
And the left
Here's the food line
Here’s the food line
Still more food line
Still more food line
The food was great
The food was great
Wenping and Karl. Wenping helped with the class this semester.
Wenping and Karl. Wenping helped with the class this semester.
Kaylie also helped us with the class.
Kaylie also helped us with the class.
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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulation count beginning April 1 = 229   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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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulation count beginning April 1 = 152   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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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulation count beginning April 1 = 62   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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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulation count beginning April 1 = 32   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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Congressman Jason Smith Meet and Greet in Mountain Grove

MSU Mountain Grove hosted a meet and greet with Congressman Jason Smith today. He met with community members and fielded questions on all sorts of issues concerning local business, EPA regulations, and current events in Washington DC. He also met MSU grad students who were touring the campus. It was a very interesting and informative meeting.

Jason Smith talks with the Mountain Grove Community.
Jason Smith talks with the Mountain Grove Community.
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MSU Grad Senate tour of the Mountain Grove Campus

Missouri State University Graduate Student Senate members tours the Mountain Grove Campus today. They were greeted by Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang and heard presentations from Surya Sapkota and Logan Duncan. They also met the other grad students and then toured the MSU winery distillery, the field and research plantings and were able to meet Congressman Jason Smith at the end of their tour.

The grad students enjoyed the winery tour and posed for a photo after the tasting. C. J. Odneal explained the winemaking process before they tasted the wines.
The grad students enjoyed the winery tour and posed for a photo after the tasting. C. J. Odneal explained the winemaking process before they tasted the wines.
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Grape phenology and GDD accumulation

GDD base 50 accumulation count begins today, April 1   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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MSU raspberry research presented at the North American Raspberry and Blackberry Conference in Williamsburg VA

A poster entitled “Progress Report: Raspberry Production in Grow Bags” was presented at the North American Raspberry and Blackberry Conference held in Williamsburg, VA on Thursday and Friday, March 4 and 5, 2016. The conference was well attended and very interesting. This project is funded through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program and the USDA

Jennifer Morganthaler, a graduate student in Agriculture presented information on the raspberry project she is working on for her Master's thesis.
Jennifer Morganthaler, a graduate student in Agriculture presented information on the raspberry project she is working on for her Master’s thesis.
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