Information about the Missouri Farmers’ Market Association’s upcoming Annual Meeting!
Saturday – Feb 4, 2017
Hillsboro City Hall located at 101 Main St, Hillsboro MO
9-9:15am Welcome & Pre-workshop Survey: Joyce Rainwater and Miranda Duschack, Innovative Small Farmers’ Outreach Program, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension
9:15-10:15 am Winter High Tunnel Plant Production & Low Tunnels within the High Tunnel: Shon Bishop, Innovative Small Farmers’ Outreach Program, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension
10:15-11:15 am Winter Green Production: Patrick Byers, Horticulture Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, Green County Southwest Region.
11:15-Noon: Facilitated Open Discussion with the group
12-12:30pm Bring your own lunch!!
12:30pm-1pm Low Cost Heated Germination Chamber, Miranda Duschack, Innovative Small Farmers’ Outreach Program, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension
1pm-1:45pm Ecologically-based arthropod pest management in high tunnels, Dr. Jaime Pinero, Integrated Pest Management Program, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research
2:15-3pm Breaking Pathogen Life Cycles and Disease Carryovers in High Tunnels/Farms: Cultural and Biocontrol Approaches, Dr. Zelalem Mersha, Plant Pathology Program, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research
3pm-3:45pm Facilitated Q&A with all speakers.
3:45-4pm Closing and Post workshop survey.
Calling all super-smart people
The De Soto Farmers’ Market Trivia Night will be held Saturday, February 25th at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The cost is $15 per person or $96 for a table of 8. To get your table or spot reserved, you must have your payment submitted by February 24th.
If you’d like to hang a flyer up in your business or share one with a friend, please click here.
Items are still needed for the silent auction. If you’d like to contribute an item, want to register, or have any questions, please contact Debby at 636-586-4570. Sponsors are also welcome!
12237 Peter Moore Ln
De Soto, MO 63020
Charles and Debby Campbell
Representative Elaine Gannon
201 West Capitol Ave., Room 304-B
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Jerry and Claudia Lawrenz
Jim and Marsha Foster
DeSoto Ozark Electric Company
1659 Veterans Dr.
DeSoto, MO 63020
Werner C. Stichling and Associates
615 Collins Dr.
Festus, MO 63028
Tim and Mary Ann Hinch
DeSoto, MO 63020
Mel and Laura Souders
A great time was had by all at the first ever Farm to Table event on October 1st. The sell-out crowd enjoyed great local food, entertainment, and a silent auction.