Missouri’s rocky soil can make it difficult start a garden. According to Dr. Clydette Alsup-Egbers, associate professor of agriculture at Missouri State University, there’s a quick and easy way to overcome this obstacle. “One of the easiest ways I have found to establish a new garden is to basically create an instant raised bed,” said […] … [Read more...] about Make starting a garden quick, easy
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. Sessions include: High Tunnel Construction with Norman Kilmer, Morgan County Seed Tomato Production in High Tunnels with Patrick … [Read more...] about High Tunnel Workshop
The end of the semester is always busy for students, faculty and staff. This year was no exception. However, for many the crazy schedule did not stop after classes ended, so we wanted to take a minute to share a couple exciting things people have done the last couple of weeks. China Study Away Shortly after graduation Dr. Melissa Remley travelled to China with five … [Read more...] about We’ve Been Busy!
The Missouri State University State Fruit Experiment Station will host two workshops in March that are open to the public. The workshops will demonstrate different techniques that are related to dormant season plant management. The first workshop is free to the public, and will be a tree and small fruit pruning demonstration held on Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015 from 9a.m. to noon. … [Read more...] about Mountain Grove Plans Community Workshops
Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson recently paid a visit to the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station in Mountain Grove, Mo. Dr. Wenping Qiu and Susanne Howard accompanied the Congresswoman through the vineyards to showcase the current research being conducted at the Station. In 2005, Dr. Qiu crossed the Missouri state grape, Norton, and a European wine grape, Cabernet … [Read more...] about Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson Visits Fruit Experiment Station