Category Archives: Workshops

Lovely weather for a pruning workshop!

Our fruit pruning workshop was held today and the weather cooperated. John Avery, Dr. Martin Kaps, Susanne Howard, Randy Stout and Jeremy Emery demonstrated the proper pruning of apples, peaches, pears, grapes and small fruit crops. Approximately 40 participants attended

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Mid-American Strawberry Growers Meeting

The Mid-American Strawberry Growers Association Meeting was held on Saturday, July 30. The morning session of demonstrations was held at 7:00 am at Simpson’s Family Farm and the presentations began at 9:00 am at Faurot Hall. The meeting concluded at

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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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