Are you interested in learning more about high tunnel production practices? If so, mark your calendar for Thursday, July 23. The State Fruit Experiment Station is hosting a high tunnel workshop in Mountain Grove from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- High Tunnel Construction with Norman Kilmer, Morgan County Seed
- Tomato Production in High Tunnels with Patrick Byers, MU Extension
- High Tunnel Raspberry Production in High Tunnels with Jennifer Morganthaler and Marilyn Odneal, Missouri State School of Agriculture
- Discussion Panel Luncheon with Craig Jennings of Three Oaks Farm, Deborah French and Wayne Simpson of Simpson’s Family Farm, Randy Stout or Jeremy Emery of Missouri State School of Agriculture, as well as the program speakers.
After the presentations participants will visit the research and demonstration plantings in the high tunnel at the Fruit Experiment Station. An optional tour of the winery/distillery will be featured after the event.
Registration is $5.00 and pre-registration is required. You can download the registration form here.
Please visit our website for the complete schedule.
The Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station address is 9740 Red Spring Road, Mountain Grove, Mo.
Funds for this workshop were provided in part through the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.
For questions about your registration, please contact Leslie Akers (LeslieAkers@MissouriState.edu or 417/547-7516).