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  1. Vegetable Gardening

    Vegetable Gardening

    • Print: $3.50
    • Download: Free
    • 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 ...

  2. Soil Sampling Pastures

    Soil Sampling Pastures

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    • Revised: Feb. 2005

    Collecting a representative soil sample is an important step in developing a nutrient plan for your farm. The goals of your soil sampling plan should be toIdentify manageable sized fields with similar characteristics.Accurately and cost-effectively... Read more ...

  3. Customary Farm Rental Arrangements

    Customary Farm Rental Arrangements

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    • Revised: Dec. 1999

    Landowners and tenants can choose from several different types of rental arrangements. They can choose cash, crop-share, livestock-share, or flexible-cash arrangements. The landowner also has the option of hiring custom operators for the field work... Read more ...

  4. 2018 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri

    2018 Cash Rental Rates in Missouri

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    • Revised: Aug. 2018

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports that 35 percent of Missouri farmland is rented. That means that about 9.8 million acres of Missouri agricultural land is rented. To help both landowners and farmers, the University of... Read more ...

  5. Home Fruit Production: Apples

    Home Fruit Production: Apples

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    • Revised: Sept. 2002

    The production of beautiful, blemish-free apples in a backyard setting is challenging in the Midwest. Temperature extremes, high humidity, and intense insect and disease pressure make it difficult to produce perfect fruit like that purchased in a... Read more ...

  6. Special Soil Tests Form

    Special Soil Tests Form

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    • Download: Free
    • Revised: May 2015

    This form provides options for testing soil samples for a variety of specific nutrient levels and soil attributes.TopicsSoilFertilizerPlantGardensLawnsCropsSeedNutrientsPages1

  7. Landscaping Your Front Yard

    Landscaping Your Front Yard

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    • Revised: June 2006

    Each home and its landscape should be a reflection of the people who live there. The front yard is the visitor's first impression of the home and its inhabitants. When first seen, it should be inviting and direct the guest easily to the front door.... Read more ...

  8. Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions

    Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions

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    • Revised: Sept. 2005

    Here are answers to questions about vegetable gardening.Cool-season vegetableWhich varieties of asparagus can tolerate heat?Some of the "West Coast" varieties such as 'Atlas' and 'UC 157' are more heat tolerant (85 degrees Fahrenheit) than... Read more ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual

    Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual

    • Print: $30.00
    • 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 ...

  11. Lawn and Garden Soil Test Interpretations and Fertilizer Recommendation Guide

    Lawn and Garden Soil Test Interpretations and Fertilizer Recommendation Guide

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    • Revised: Feb. 2000

    This publication describes the methods used by the MU Soil and Plant Testing Laboratory to provide soil test interpretations and fertilizer recommendations for residential lawns and gardens (including vegetable and flower gardens). These... Read more ...

  12. Flowering Annuals: Characteristics and Culture

    Flowering Annuals: Characteristics and Culture

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    • Revised: Aug. 2005

    Annual flowers are used primarily to brighten the landscape with abundant amounts of color. They are unsurpassed for adding interest to beds or borders or in pots or containers on the patio or deck. They may also be used for cut flowers, rock... Read more ...

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