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Free Strawberry Growing Workshop in Neosho, Missouri
Missouri Ag Connection - 09/14/2023

A free on-farm workshop on growing strawberries will be held on Monday, September 18, from 9 to noon at the Webb City Farmers Market's Fruit Education Site on the Lykou Lee Farm in Neosho, Missouri.

Patrick Byers from the University of Missouri Extension and Angela Brattin will lead hands-on discussions on managing strawberries in a high tunnel and in the field. Topics will include bed preparation, planting, fertilizer schedule, weed control, and irrigation.

The workshop is open to both commercial and hobbyist growers, as well as consumers interested in learning more about how their food is grown. It is part of a series of workshops at the site focused on growing blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, and elderberries, and is funded by a Missouri Department of Agriculture Specialty Crops Block Grant.

The workshop is free and open to the public. While pre-registration is not required, interested persons may do so at, where other information such as directions to the farm may be found.

For more information on the workshop, please call or text Angela Brattin at 417 439-3704.

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