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At the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station

Author Archives: Jennifer Morganthaler

Pruning Peach Trees

The field crew began pruning peach trees yesterday.  The crew will work on this over the next couple of weeks.  We prune the peaches after most of the other fruit crops at the station since peaches can be injured if

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Dr. James Baker, Dr. Erin Parrish and Thomas Downs, Esq. Visit the Fruit Station

Dr. James Baker – Vice President for Research and Economic Development and International Programs, Dr. Erin Parrish – Director of Office of Research Administration, and Thomas Downs Esq. visited the Fruit Station today and met with Darr School of Agriculture Director

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Missouri Postsecondary Agricultural Students Visit The Fruit Station

On Thursday, November 10 we hosted members of the Missouri Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization.  Approximately 140 Agriculture students from 8 Community Colleges visited the Fruit Station.   The event consisted of presentations about the Darr School of Agriculture, Agriculture in Nepal and current

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Black Walnut Harvest

The field crew started harvesting black walnuts for a research trial being conducted in cooperation with Hammons Black Walnut company in Stockton, Missouri. The nuts for each grafted variety are collected, hulled, bagged and labeled. Hammons will generate data for the improved varieties

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