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This workshop shows you how to collect online information about your woodland and helps you understand why certain trees grow where they do. It also covers how to identify some of the more common tree species found in your woods and explains ...
This workshop explains how to identify trees that meet your ownership objectives and how to care for them properly once selected. It also descirbes federal and state incentive programs to help offset some of your costs, and demonstrates how to ...
In this workshop, you will learn how to protect streams and other sensitive areas in and around your woodland during a timber harvest. You will also learn how to safely and effectively use herbicides to weed your woodland garden to maintain the ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – The second annual Mid-Mo Expo for backyard gardeners and small farmers offers presentations and demonstrations to improve productivity and profits. The event will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Battle High School, 7575 ...
- Published: Friday, Nov. 17, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Many of the world’s finest wines and whiskeys begin in Missouri’s hardwood forests. University of Missouri Extension forester Hank Stelzer shared Missouri’s role in wine and spirit production during the recent White Oak, ...
- Published: Friday, Sep. 1, 2017
I fondly remember bird hunting with my dad. Clear, crisp autumn days made especially memorable seeing the satisfaction on his face when he “shot a double,” bagging two birds with one shot. Releasing high-quality oak trees from neighboring trees ...
Publications Date: Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2009
Editor's noteThe following abstract describes a publication that is intended for print distribution or as a downloadable PDF. Please see links to the PDF file and ordering information on this page.William ReidNut Crops SpecialistKansas State ...
Publications Date: Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2009
Editor's noteThe following abstract describes a publication that is intended for print distribution or as a downloadable PDF. Please see links to the PDF file and ordering information on this page.Larry GodseyEconomistMU Center for ...
Publications Date: Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
Adult Asian chestnut gall wasp.Photo: Gyorgy Csoka, Hungary Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org Distribution and hostsThe gall wasp, Dryocosumus kuriphilus Yasumatsu, was introduced into North America in 1974 on imported chestnut cuttings. A ...
Publications Date: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017
Oaks are one of the most important and abundant hardwood trees found in Missouri’s forests (Figure 1). Besides producing high-quality wood products, oaks also provide important sources of food and cover for wildlife. Older, mature stands ...
Publications Date: Monday, Mar. 15, 2010
Editor's noteThe following abstract describes a publication that is intended for print distribution or as a downloadable PDF. Please see links to the PDF file and ordering information on this page.Larry D. GodseyCenter for ...
Publications Date: Monday, Mar. 15, 2010
Editor's noteThe following abstract describes a publication that is intended for print distribution or as a downloadable PDF. Please see links to the PDF file and ordering information on this page.Larry D GodseyCenter for AgroforestryEvaluation ...
Researchers from multiple disciplines, including entomology, plant pathology, horticulture, agronomy, animal science and agroforestry, combine research efforts to address an array of issues. Integrated studies of crop, livestock and forestry ...
Purdue University Forestry Extension's publication "Native Trees of the Midwest," a definitive guide to identifying trees in the region.
The Missouri Forest Resources Advisory Council (MoFRAC) facilitates communication among its 30+ members to ensure long term forest health, productivity and sustainability of Missouri’s forests; supports science-based research and surveys to gather ...
The association serves and promotes the forest products industry of Missouri. MFPA has more than 300 members representing primary and secondary wood industry, supplier and service industries plus loggers and landowners who advocate sustainable ...
Meet the experts
- Valerie Tate AGRICULTURE SPECIALIST & CPD, LINN COUNTY, ASSISTANT EXTENSION PROFESSIONAL View Profile
- Sarah Hultine Massengale COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST & CO-CPD, DENT COUNTY, ASSOCIATE EXTENSION PROFESSIONAL View Profile
- Timothy Baker HORTICULTURE SPECIALIST, DAVIESS COUNTY, EXTENSION PROFESSIONAL View Profile
- Matthew Herring INTERIM REGIONAL DIRECTOR, EAST CENTRAL REGION View Profile
- Todd Lorenz HORTICULTURE/AGRICULTURE SPECIALIST & CPD, COOPER COUNTY, EXTENSION PROFESSIONAL View Profile
- Wayne Shannon LIVESTOCK SPECIALIST & CPD, LINCOLN COUNTY View Profile
- Tom Fowler HORTICULTURE SPECIALIST, BUCHANAN COUNTY & CPD, DEKALB COUNTY View Profile
- Terry Halleran AGRONOMY SPECIALIST, HICKORY COUNTY View Profile
- Kathi Mecham HORTICULTURE SPECIALIST-COMMERCIAL & CPD, CARROLL COUNTY, CPD SALINE COUNTY View Profile