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  1. How to Pickle

    How to Pickle

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    • Revised: June 2018

    There are four classes of pickled products: Brined pickles or fermented pickles go through a curing process in a brine (salt and water) solution for one or more weeks. Curing changes the color, flavor and texture of the product. If the product... Read more ...

  2. Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe: September/October 2018

    Preserve It Fresh, Preserve It Safe: September/October 2018

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    Preserving Elderberry ProductsInterest in elderberry products seems to be increasing. Elderberries contain naturally occurring antioxidants, vitamin C and phenolic compounds. Both the fruit and the flowers are used for wine, juice, jelly, syrup,... Read more ...

  3. Missouri Master Gardener Program Policies and Procedures

    Missouri Master Gardener Program Policies and Procedures

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    • Revised: June 2016

    Welcome to the Missouri Master Gardener program. In this program, you will receive classroom training to become a Master Gardener volunteer in partnership with University of Missouri Extension. More than 2,000 active Missouri Master Gardeners are... Read more ...

  4. Small Flock Series: Managing a Family Chicken Flock

    Small Flock Series: Managing a Family Chicken Flock

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    • New: Feb. 1997

    Maintaining a small poultry flock can be rewarding and will provide an opportunity for various family members to participate in animal care. Chickens are best maintained as a flock and are well suited for such management. Other species of poultry are... Read more ...

  5. Safe and Successful Home Canning

    Safe and Successful Home Canning

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    • Revised: June 2018

    Your home-canned products will be only as good as the fresh foods you start with. For high-quality, safe, home-canned foods, select the freshest foods possible. Discard diseased and moldy foods. Don’t can foods that you wouldn’t serve at your... Read more ...

  6. Funding Incentives for Agroforestry in Missouri

    Funding Incentives for Agroforestry in Missouri

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    • Reviewed: Nov. 2018

    Agroforestry describes a set of land use practices that incorporate trees, shrubs, forages, crops and/or livestock designed in a way that provide environmental, social, and economic benefits.This publication is designed to help landowners and natural... Read more ...

  7. Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions

    Frequently Asked Vegetable Questions

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    • Reviewed: July 2019

    Some of the “West Coast” varieties such as ‘Atlas’ and ‘UC 157’ are more heat tolerant (85 degrees Fahrenheit) than the Jersey varieties (e.g., ‘Jersey Knight’, ‘Jersey Gem’). However, they may be subject to winter injury in... Read more ...

  8. E3A Farm Energy: Energy-Saving Practices for Poultry Operations

    E3A Farm Energy: Energy-Saving Practices for Poultry Operations

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    • Reviewed: Dec. 2019

    This guide is one in the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A): Energy Management for Farm and Ranch series. This one provides data obtained through the Missouri Agricultural and Energy Savings Team — A Revolutionary Opportunity... Read more ...

  9. How to Can Fresh Tomato Products

    How to Can Fresh Tomato Products

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    • Reviewed: May 2018

     Susan Mills-GrayState Nutrition SpecialistSelect only firm, disease-free fruit for canning; vine-ripened varieties are best.Tomatoes used to be considered an acidic food, but most of today's varieties are low-acid. To safely can tomato... Read more ...

  10. The Basics of Safe Canning

    The Basics of Safe Canning

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    • Revised: May 2018

    Canning preserves food by using heat to destroy the microorganisms that cause spoilage. Heat forces air out of the jar. As the jar cools, a seal (vacuum) forms. The processing times and temperatures in University of Missouri Extension publications... Read more ...

  11. Vegetable Gardening

    Vegetable Gardening

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    • New: 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 ...

  12. Johnsongrass Control

    Johnsongrass Control

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    • New: June 1997

    Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) is a troublesome perennial grass weed that reduces yields in corn, grain sorghum, soybean, cotton and leguminous forages. Originally introduced into the United States as a forage crop, it is now an agricultural pest... Read more ...

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