MU Master Gardeners State Conference
Columbia, MO June 15th and 16th, 2017



Fruits and Vegetables Track Trendy Track Ornamentals and Turf Track COORDINATOR'S
TRACK

Thursday, June 15

12:00 PM Registration - Memorial Union
1:00 The Delights of Unusual Berries
Patrick Byers
Monarchs & Waystations
Terry Woods
Principles of Landscape Design
Tim Moloney
Review the Master Gardener Coordinator's Manual & Operations Policy
2:20 Break
2:30 Elderberries
Terry Durham
Bee & Pollinator Preservation
Nadia Navarette-Tindall
Something Different for Your Garden
Jeff Oberhaus
Managing Volunteers
Tammy Gillespie, Agriculture Building Conference Room
3:50 Break
4:00 MOMGA Annual Meeting
Jesse Wrench Auditorium
4:30 Title IX Training
Jesse Wrench Auditorium
5:00 Carpool to Bradford Research & Extension Center (map provided)
6:00 Catered Chicken Dinner from Lee's Fried chicken
7:00 Tour Bradford Center/Jefferson Farm & Gardens
8:30 Tour Ends / Return to Hotel or Dorm

Friday, June 16

8:00 AM Single day registration - Memorial Union
9:00 Soils
Tim Schnakenberg
Mushroom Growing Workshop Part 1:
MU AgroForestrys
Wildflowers and Native Plants in the Landscape
Scott Woodbury
Attend Sessions in other tracks and assist with gathering evaluations and data
10:20 Break
10:30 Fruits & Vegetables Diseases and Insects
Patti Hosack
Mushroom Growing Workshop Part 2:
MU AgroForestrys
Woody Plant Maintenance
Charles Paxton
Attend Sessions in other tracks and assist with gathering evaluations and data
12:00 PM LUNCH - MU Student Center
12:45 Leave For Tours Carpool (maps provided)
1:00 Elderberry Farm Tour
Terry Durham
MU Botanical Garden Assist with gathering evaluations and data on tours in other tracks.
3:00 Salad Garden Tour
Dan kuebler
Shelter Gardens Tour
4:30 Conference Ends