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  1. Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

    Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

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    • Revised: May 2016

    It takes some time and effort to develop a lawn with the right mixture of turfgrass species and varieties for your landscape and situation, but it is worth the investment to achieve results that are attractive, durable and easy to maintain. Important... Read more ...

  2. Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

    Preventing and Managing Plant Diseases

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    • Revised: July 2017

    The first and best defense against plant diseases is a healthy plant, which is the main task of an accomplished gardener. Preventing and managing plant disease begins even before planting, with site preparation and plant selection.When a plant does... Read more ...

  3. Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Establishment and Renovation

    Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Establishment and Renovation

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    • Revised: April 2010

    Establishment of turfgrass brings beauty to any landscape. While preparing an area for turf, do not hurry the process. Mistakes made at that time will be evident later and ultimately will cost extra in time and labor. The success of a beautiful turf... Read more ...

  4. Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

    Cool-Season Grasses: Lawn Maintenance Calendar

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    • Revised: Feb. 2015

    Established lawns may be maintained at different levels of perfection according to individual situations and desires, but good lawns seldom “just happen.” This summary outlines major steps required to maintain a high-quality lawn year round.Steps... Read more ...

  5. Drought-Related Issues in Forage, Silage and Baleage

    Drought-Related Issues in Forage, Silage and Baleage

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    • Revised: Aug. 2018

    The extreme drought of 2018 in the Midwest region has forced livestock producers to be concerned with drought effects such as high levels of nitrates in forage and drought-damaged crops for silage and baleage. Many producers are now searching for... Read more ...

  6. Seeding Rates, Dates and Depths for Common Missouri Forages

    Seeding Rates, Dates and Depths for Common Missouri Forages

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    • Revised: June 2001

    The first step in forage management is the proper establishment of pasture and hay fields. This in turn depends on proper seeding. If the seeding rate is too low, the stand will be thin and weedy. If it is too high, establishment costs will be... Read more ...

  7. Vegetable Gardening

    Vegetable Gardening

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    • Revised: July 2008

    Vegetable gardening is a rewarding activity that can provide fresh, flavorful produce. It offers many of the same benefits as other gardening activities, including exercise, fresh air, landscape beautification and enjoyment. In addition, it promotes... Read more ...

  8. Establishment and Care of Woody Ornamentals

    Establishment and Care of Woody Ornamentals

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    • Revised: Feb. 2016

    Trees and shrubs add beauty and value to residential and commercial properties. Well-placed plants can provide color, movement and interesting textures and also reduce energy costs. However, success with woody plants requires care in plant selection,... Read more ...

  9. Soil Testing for Lawns

    Soil Testing for Lawns

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    • Revised: June 2008

    Soil testing provides an estimate of the plant-available nutrients in the soil and is an essential tool for a sound fertilization program. Periodic soil testing will help to correct nutrient deficiencies, avoid excess fertilizer applications and... Read more ...

  10. Missouri No-Till Planting Systems

    Missouri No-Till Planting Systems

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    • Print availability: Out of Stock
    • Revised: Feb. 1997

    Information about no-till crop production comes to us from all over the United States, but can it be used on Missouri farms? The purpose of this publication is to review briefly what has been learned and applied in Missouri. These pages will not... Read more ...

  11. Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual

    Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual

    • Print: $30.00
    • Print availability: 13
    • Revised: Dec. 2010

    The Missouri Master Gardener program provides in-depth horticultural training to individuals throughout Missouri who then volunteer their time applying what they have learned to help others in their communities to learn about gardening and... Read more ...

  12. Fruit Production

    Fruit Production

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    • Revised: July 2016

    Missouri is home to almost all temperate zone fruit plants, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, gooseberries, currants, blueberries, grapes, apricots, cherries, plums, nectarines, peaches, apples and pears. They can be harvested from... Read more ...

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