A High Tunnel Workshop will be held in Mountain Grove on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
The workshop will be held at the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station in Mountain Grove at 9740 Red Spring Road.
Topics and features include High Tunnel Construction with Norman Kilmer, Morgan County Seed; Tomato Production in High Tunnels with Patrick Byers, MU Extension; High Tunnel Raspberry Production in High Tunnels with Jennifer Morganthaler and Marilyn Odneal, MSU. We will have a Discussion Panel Luncheon with Craig Jennings of Three Oaks Farm, Deborah French and Wayne Simpson of Simpson’s Family Farm, Randy Stout or Jeremy Emery of MSU as well as the program speakers.
After the presentations we will visit the research and demonstration plantings in the high tunnel at the Fruit Experiment Station. An optional tour of our winery/distillery will be featured after the event.
Please visit our website http://mtngrv.missouristate.edu/commercial/workshop-2015.htm for the complete schedule and to download the registration form.
Registration is $5.00 and pre-registration is required.
Funds for this workshop were provided in part through the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program.