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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Insects

    Insects

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    • Revised: Oct. 2017

    Insects are the most abundant animals on earth. They exert important effects, both positive and negative, on our lives in ways we might not even think about. Although the vast majority of insects are either beneficial or harmless, we often are most... 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. Insect Pests of Stored Products

    Insect Pests of Stored Products

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    • Revised: Nov. 2006

    Cereal grain products and other foods stored in kitchen cabinets, pantries or other areas in the home may become infested with insects or other organisms. These food invaders are commonly referred to as "pantry pests." Nearly all dry,... Read more ...

  8. Herbaceous Ornamentals

    Herbaceous Ornamentals

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    • Revised: July 2008

    Herbaceous ornamental plants comprise a large group of annual and perennial plants. They offer a variety of color, form, foliage, texture and fragrance that add distinctive touches of beauty and interest to personalize your garden and landscape.Most... Read more ...

  9. Improving Habitats for Wildlife in Your Backyard and Neighborhood

    Improving Habitats for Wildlife in Your Backyard and Neighborhood

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    • Revised: May 2016

    NoteThis material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Award Number IIA-1355406. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily... Read more ...

  10. Fruit Spray Schedules for the Homeowner

    Fruit Spray Schedules for the Homeowner

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    • Revised: Aug. 2014

    Fruit plantings can be a source of beauty as well as fresh produce. However, for the inexperienced grower, they also can be a source of frustration and expense. Nursery catalogs are full of brightly colored advertisements depicting bountiful harvests... Read more ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

    Beekeeping Tips for Beginners

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    • Revised: May 2016

    For a beginning beekeeper, between two and five hives is ideal. This size apiary is small enough for a beginner to manage but still provides enough bees to allow for winter losses. Expand in a couple of years, after you have gained experience and... Read more ...

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