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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. 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. Vegetable Planting Calendar

    Vegetable Planting Calendar

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    • Revised: Feb. 2016

    Home production of vegetables has been increasing in popularity in recent years.  In addition to saving on the family food bill, the availability of fresh, inexpensive produce from the family garden is conducive to maintaining good dietary... Read more ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

    Managing Lawns and Turfgrass

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    • Revised: May 2016

    It takes some time and effort to develop a lawn with the right mixture of turfgrass species and varieties for your landscape and situation, but it is worth the investment to achieve results that are attractive, durable and easy to maintain. Important... Read more ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  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. Raised-Bed Gardening

    Raised-Bed Gardening

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    • Revised: Sept. 2014

     Raised-bed gardening is a popular technique for growing plants in Missouri. Vegetables, fruits, flowers, trees and shrubs may be grown in raised beds, which can be attractive as well as useful (Figure 1).Figure 1Raised beds are not only... Read more ...

  11. Steps in Fertilizing Garden Soil: Vegetables and Annual Flowers

    Steps in Fertilizing Garden Soil: Vegetables and Annual Flowers

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    • Revised: Sept. 2005

    You can't look at the soil, or smell it, or feel it and tell whether it has 10 pounds or 100 pounds of available phosphorus per acre. But if you bring a sample of this soil to your local MU Extension center or mail it to an MU Soil and Plant Testing... Read more ...

  12. 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 ...

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