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  1. 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 ...

  2. Right Species, Right Place: Considerations Before You Order Tree Seedlings in Missouri

    Right Species, Right Place: Considerations Before You Order Tree Seedlings in Missouri

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    • Revised: Sept. 2017

    Good tree planting practices include good planting stock, a well-selected and properly prepared site, proper planting methods, and adequate protection and care of the tree seedlings before and after planting. Failure in any of these planting... Read more ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Aphids, Scales and Mites on Home Garden and Landscape Plants

    Aphids, Scales and Mites on Home Garden and Landscape Plants

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    • Revised: June 2008

    Some of the most commonly encountered arthropod pests found on plants are those that feed on plant juices, i.e. sap-sucking pests. These pests all have needlelike "piercing-sucking" mouthparts that allow them to puncture plant tissue and... Read more ...

  6. Fruit Cultivars for Home Plantings

    Fruit Cultivars for Home Plantings

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    • Revised: Jan. 2012

    Success in growing fruits in home plantings largely depends on the type or cultivar selected. Midwestern growing conditions — cold winters; frosty or rainy springs; hot, dry summers — make it difficult to grow some of the well-known fruits. Every... Read more ...

  7. Storm Shelters and Safe Rooms

    Storm Shelters and Safe Rooms

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    • Revised: May 2017

    The devastating tornadoes that have hit Missouri in recent years have caused many Missourians to take a closer look at their vulnerability to nature's wrath and to make better preparations for surviving future storms.Having a shelter or a safe room... Read more ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Wildflowers in the Home Landscape

    Wildflowers in the Home Landscape

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    • Revised: June 2014

    The word wildflower seems a contradiction when used to describe plants growing in the garden. How can a plant growing in cultivation be wild? The word means different things to different people, but all plants we grow were at some time wild... Read more ...

  10. Midwest Vineyard Labor Calendar

    Midwest Vineyard Labor Calendar

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    • Revised: July 2011

    Various tasks must be completed in a vineyard for it to become and remain productive, yield quality fruit, and deliver a financial return. As most vineyards in the Midwest are hand-farmed, an adequate supply of available labor is necessary to... 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. 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 ...

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