WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Missouri State University-West Plains (MSU-WP) will supply 3 new agriculture workshops commencing Feb. 20 at the Lybyer Improved Engineering Center, 605 West Principal St., in West Plains.
Each of the 3-hour non-credit history workshops showcases a diverse way to obstacle classic farming and agricultural strategies of production, university officers claimed.
“This sequence of fingers-on workshops are built to help people get ready for the increasing period and improve their produce,” reported Sheila Barton, director of workforce advancement systems.
- Workshop 1: Seed Starter, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20
o This celebration will supply instruction in excellent soil tactics and prerequisites for planting. Individuals will go house with a 50-cell seed starter pack of 10 vegetable vegetation.
- Workshop 2: Caterpillar Tunnel Construction, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 6
o This workshop will show how to develop, move and function the tunnels. An additional topic will be how the tunnels are a expense-helpful and helpful instrument for vegetable and compact fruit production.
- Workshop 3: Fertigation (Fertilization + Irrigation), 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 20
o This celebration will demonstrate the advantages, solutions and method layouts of “Fertification” when compared to traditional or drop-fertilizing strategies.
The charge for each and every a single-working day workshop is $30 for every individual. Registration is limited to 30 people. The deadline to utilize for the very first celebration is Feb. 17.
For additional info about Missouri Condition-West Plains and its educational plans, connect with the admissions office at 417-255-7955.