Category Archives: Workshops

High Tunnel Open House

About 90 people attended our High Tunnel Open House on Thursday, June 16. We  began the program at the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station pavilion with a welcome from our Director, Dr. Anson Elliott. We then went up to the …

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Wine Chemistry Workshop

Join us for a full weekend of “Hands-On” laboratory experiences.  Participants will have the opportunity to learn and perform the major wine chemistry tests, including; pH, TA, Brix, soluble solids, sulfur dioxide, ethanol, volital acidity, residual sugar, and malolactic fermentation. …

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Advanced Home Winemaking Workshop

The Mountain Grove Cellars held its Advanced Home Winemaking Workshop yesterday. Class size was limited due to the hands-on nature of the workshop. Dr. Karl Wilker presented information concerning laboratory analysis of wine to the 11 participants in the morning …

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Specialty Crops Workshop

Sixty-one people attended the Specialty Crops Workshop was held last Thursday, May 13. We had a great Drängen lay-down work cart demonstration, high tunnel site discussion, and a tomato grafting demonstration. Our guest speakers as well as our faculty and …

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Composting anyone?

The composting workshop held on Saturday the 17th got off to a bit chilly start, but the sun was out and everyone warmed up at the end. John Avery told us how much and what makes good compost. One of …

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