Faculty from the Chongquing Academy of Agricultural Research visited the Fruit Experiment Station yesterday, Monday, November 9. Drs. Wenping Qiu and Chin-Feng Hwang participated in the event and helped interpret information for the group. Gary Dau, International Coordinator for University of Missouri, let the group who toured the genomics lab, greenhouses, the field and … [Read more...] about Chongquing Academy of Agricultural Research faculty visit the Fruit Experiment Station
Archives for November 2015
The Chambourcin Reserve wine was bottled today. Here are some photos from the bottling line. … [Read more...] about Bottling the Chambourcin Reserve
If I have a nickle for every time Jeremy Emery (one of our two Field Supervisors) asked me when we are going to quit harvesting the high tunnel raspberries . . . Crimson King is the latest bearing cultivar in our raspberries in grow bags trial with the majority of the crop ripening in November. The good news is that we sprayed pesticides for spotted wing drosophila control … [Read more...] about Raspberries keep on going and going . . .
Pam Turner brought in the branch of a flowering shrub for identification. I had not seen it before so we sent a photo to the Missouri Botanical Garden. Chip Tynan - manager of the garden's Horticultural Answer Service - informed us that the specimen was a THORNLESS form of Lycium chinense - the goji or wolfberry! Pam brought a specimen with the fruit on Monday. Here are photos … [Read more...] about Mystery of the wolfberries solved
Susanne Howard took some phone photos this misty morning and shares them on the blog. … [Read more...] about Misty autumn morning