Leading grape expert to meet with growers at viticulture field day

ROCHEPORT, Mo. – Grape growers can meet with one of the world’s leading viticulture scientists as part of the fourth annual Missouri Grape Growers Association Viticulture Field Day and Missouri Vintners Association meeting.

Safety, security workshop planned for May 23 in Cuba and Owensville

    The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) and the Phelps County Public Housing Agency (PHA) will host a free workshop May 23 on “Safety and Security: Spotting Scammers and How to Protect Yourself” in Cuba and Owensville.

Missouri agriculture pulls together to impact childhood hunger

    Kids feeding kids is the focus of the 2019 Drive to Feed Kids; which kicked off yesterday. Missouri agriculture is banding together once again to address the alarming reality that one in five Missouri children regularly face hunger. The goal of this collaboration is to raise funds to provide food for hungry Missouri children and stand in the gap for those children who face food insecurity.

Missouri Tomato School set for May 30 & 31 in Jefferson City

The Missouri Tomato School will be Thursday and Friday, May 30 and 31, at George Washington Carver Farm, 3804 Bald Hill Road, Jefferson City, Missouri.  This state-wide tomato school brings together top experts in the field with regional experts and successful local tomato farmers to teach growers and serious hobbyists how to better grow Missouri’s top selling vegetable.

Ragged stand better than no stand, says MU Extension agronomist

COLUMBIA, Mo. – In a year of uneven crop emergence, University of Missouri Extension agronomists say not to count out runts that emerge late. “A late-emerging corn plant is better than no corn plant,” says MU Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold.