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  1. Soil Sample Information Form for Lawns and Gardens

    Soil Sample Information Form for Lawns and Gardens

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    • Print availability: 7509
    • Download: Free
    • Revised: July 2019

    This form is for homeowners and small commercial business owners who need to take and ship samples to the MU Extension Soil and Plant Testing Laboratory. To have your vegetable garden, flower garden or lawn analyzed, fill out this form and send soil... Read more ...

  2. Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual

    Missouri Master Gardener Core Manual

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    • 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Soil Testing in Missouri

    Soil Testing in Missouri

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    • Revised: Jan. 2012

    Soil testing is a process or a group of processes used to estimate the ability of a soil to supply plant nutrients or support plant growth. Soil test results enable evaluation of the fertility status of soil represented by a sample. This guide... Read more ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Selecting Landscape Plants: Needled Evergreens

    Selecting Landscape Plants: Needled Evergreens

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    • Revised: April 2003

    Needled evergreens, often known as narrow-leaved evergreens or conifers, are planted primarily because of their evergreen foliage. But the many sizes, shapes and colors available also contribute to their popularity.Conifers range in size from... Read more ...

  8. Renovating Grass Sods With Legumes

    Renovating Grass Sods With Legumes

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    • Revised: Oct. 1993

    Many Missouri pastures have adequate grass stands, but they need legumes. If the soil is capable of growing them, legumes should be established in grass sods. Establishing clovers is cheaper than topdressing the grass with nitrogen.Legumes have long... Read more ...

  9. Can-Do Recipes: Elbow Macaroni

    Can-Do Recipes: Elbow Macaroni

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    • Revised: Feb. 2017

    Find tasty recipes using pasta and canned goods to make such foods as Minestrone Soup and Southwest Baked Pasta and Cheese in this four-page flier. Also included are measurement equivalents and a selected glossary of cooking... Read more ...

  10. Dairy Grazing: Managing Pasture for Yield, Quality, Persistence and Intake

    Dairy Grazing: Managing Pasture for Yield, Quality, Persistence and Intake

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    • Revised: Sept. 2015

    This publication is one in a series about operating and managing a pasture-based dairy. Although these publications often refer to conditions in Missouri, many of the principles and concepts described may apply to operations throughout the United... Read more ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

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