Greenhouse and High Tunnel Workshop 2017

Thursday and Friday, October 12 - 13, 2017
State Fruit Experiment Station Mountain Grove - Missouri State University
9740 Red Spring Road
Mountain Grove, MO 65711

Brought to you by:
Missouri State University * University of Missouri Extension * Lincoln University
and Industry Sponsors

MPR Irrigation * BWI Companies * High Caliper Grow Bags * Johnny's Selected Seed
Grimes Horticulture * Atlas Greenhouses Inc. * Morgan County Seed * IGS Indoor Gardening Supplies
GFG Ag Services/Midwest Grower Supply

Registration fee of $50 per person includes lunches on both days and support materials.

Registration Form

Workshop Schedule

Directions and accommodations

Water testing
If you would like your water tested, bring a 12 - 20 oz. bottle of water and $15 cash or check made payable to Webster County Extension. (Tests run are Nitrate, pH, Iron, Hardness, Chlorine, Electrical Conductivity (EC), Total Dissolved Solids (TDS), Alkalinity and Salinity). Results will be sent to you after the event.

Topics and features include:

  • Cucurbits and tomatoes production in high tunnels
  • Tomato and ginger rotation in high tunnels
  • Seed starting
  • Raspberry production in grow bags
  • Bedding plant and ornamental container production
  • Hydroponics
  • Soil Health
  • Greenhouse and High Tunnel tours on site.

    The Greenhouse and High Tunnel planning committee:
    UMC – Patrick Byers and Kelly McGowan
    Lincoln – Nashon Bishop and Touria Eaton
    Missouri State – Jennifer Morganthaler, Leslie Akers, Susanne Howard and Marilyn Odneal (chair)

Leslie Akers 
Workshop Facilitator

Missouri State University
Darr College of Agriculture
Mountain Grove Campus
9740 Red Spring Road
Mountain Grove, MO 65711-2999