MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- Dec. 13, 2016
MU Extension Program Leadership Council Meeting
- Dec. 15 to 16, 2016
MU Crop Management Conference- 2016
- Jan. 4 to Feb. 3, 2017
Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training
- Jan. 9 to 13, 2017
Youth Development Academy: Raising the Potential of Professionals
- Jan. 9 to 11, 2017
2017 Hazardous Waste Management Winter Institute
- Feb. 23 to 25, 2017
Interface A 2017
- Feb. 26 to 28, 2017
Interface B 2017
- March 11 to 14, 2017
37th Annual Dialysis Conference
- March 27 to 31, 2017
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 2 Spring 2017
- April 7 to 8, 2017
Family Medicine Update: A Regional Medical Education Conference
- April 24 to 25, 2017
Advancing Renewables in the Midwest 2017
- June 12 to 16, 2017
2017 University of Missouri Meta-Analysis Summer Institute
Introduction to covercrops for home vegetable gardens
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Phelps County Courthouse Multipurpose room, on the first floor of the Phelps County Courthouse
200 N. Main St., Rolla MO map...
Have you ever thought of incorporating a cover crop planting into your home vegetable garden management plan? Cover crops or green manures are often planted during the off season to improve the soil structure of vegetable gardens. Planting a cover crop is essential to organic vegetable gardening. Not only do cover crops prevent soil erosion during winter, cover crops also serve as catch crops; taking up nutrients from the soil that might leach from the soil profile during the off season, and recycling those nutrients back into the soil profile prior to spring planting.
This class is designed to cover the basic principles of planting cover crops in home gardens. Students will learn about the benefits of planting cover crops, how and when to plant summer and winter cover crops, what cover crops are commonly planted in Missouri, and when cover crops should be incorporated into the soil prior to planting.
Designed to cover the basic principles of planting cover crops in home gardens.
On November 14, 2013 from 6:30-8:00pm the University of Missouri Extension, Phelps County will be offering the class “Introduction to cover crops for home vegetable gardens.” The class will be held at the Phelps County Courthouse Multipurpose room, on the first floor of the Phelps County Courthouse located at 200 N main St. Rolla, MO 65401.
Patrick Greenwald horticulture specialist with the University of Missouri Extension will be instructing this course. The cost for the program is $6.00 payable in advance at the Phelps County Extension Center by November 12, 2013. To reserve a seat call the Phelps County Extension Center at 573-458-6260.