Viticulture and Enology students from the Ningxia University in China visited the Fruit Station today for some hands on learning. The students arrived in Springfield in September and will be attending Missouri State University. Today some of the students came to Mountain Grove for some hands on experience in the vineyard. They harvested Vidal Blanc and Chambourcin grapes. … [Read more...] about Ningxia University Students Visit Fruit Station
Archives for September 2016
Here are the grape juice analysis results from the berry sample collected the morning of September 27: 27-Sep-16 Cultivar ˚Brix pH TA g/100ml West Catawba 17.7 3.25 0.788 Here are the juice analysis results from the berry samples collected this morning: 30-Sep-16 Cultivar ˚Brix pH TA g/100ml Chambourcin … [Read more...] about Grape juice analysis
Ozark Mtn. Technical Center, local K-8 and K-12 school counselors, and Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) representatives toured the Fruit Station. The group was interested in job opportunities that we have for students and what we look for in the students that apply. The weather was perfect for a wagon ride tour of the research field (courtesy … [Read more...] about Ozark Mtn. Technical Center, Area School Counselors and DESE Tour the Fruit Station
Dr. Marshall Stewart the new Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement for University of Missouri visited the Fruit Station today as part of his Listen and Learn Tour. Dr. Ron Del Vecchio, director of the Darr School of Agriculture welcomed the group and Dr. Stewart was presented with a bottle of Missouri State award winning Chambourcin Reserve. Both Missouri State … [Read more...] about Dr. Marshall Stewart Listen and Learn Tour
Randy planted our fall/winter crop of turnips in the high tunnel today at the east end of the high tunnel. … [Read more...] about It’s turnip time!