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
By Laura Wolf, Missouri State alumna Haiti: the most impoverished country in the world. As the students and professors journeyed from village to village, is was obvious that help had come, but it hadn’t stayed. At one time, a huge influx of support had begun reconstruction on infrastructure and buildings in Port au Prince, the country’s capital. Now, efforts to help exist on … [Read more...] about Hope for Haiti
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!
Recent chaotic weather patterns are of major concern to those in the agriculture business, and Dr. Laszlo Kovacs will address methods of conserving plant genetic resources in a free public lecture March 17. … [Read more...] about Wild weather changes threaten crops