Monday, October 19, 2009

Training Time!!!

While market hours are reduced during the winter, market activities are not. Two workshops, presented by University of Missouri Extension in cooperation with the Webb City Farmers Market, are coming up quick:

Irrigation Workshop
9:30 – Noon Tuesday, November 3
Crowder College Neosho Campus
· Low-tech irrigation systems
· Effective use of irrigation
· Mulching and other water conserving options

Fertility and Weed Management Workshop
9:30 – Noon Tuesday, December 1
Crowder College Neosho Campus
· Preplant fertility management
· Use of litter and compost in fertility management
· Mulching for weed control
· Effective use of herbicides

These workshops are designed for fruit and vegetable growers, both professional and hobbyists, planting 5 acres or less. It is open to all at no charge. Hmong translation will be provided. For more information, contact Eileen Nichols at 417 483-8139.

All workshops will be in the Wright Conference Center on the second floor of the Arnold Farber Building, 601 Laclede, on the Crowder College Neosho campus. Park in the lot in front and come in the main doors.