Wintering at the farm workshop in Neasho


A free farm workshop will be held on November 29 at the Webb City Farmers Market Fruit Education Site

Pictured above, Patrick Byers demonstrates lowering a rotating trellis into the ground in preparation for winter at the 2017 workshop. (Photo provided)

WEBB CITY, Mo. — A free workshop on the farm will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Webb City Farmers Market Education Site at Liku Lee Farm, 15392 Ibex Road, Neosho.

Patrick Byers of the University of Missouri Extension and Angela Brattin of the Lincoln University Cooperative Extension will lead a hands-on discussion on winter irrigation, using shelter in high tunnel plantings of strawberries, and winter bedding blackberries.

The upcoming workshop is aimed at both commercial growers and hobbyists. It is part of the Blackberry, Strawberry and Elderberry Growing Workshop Series and is funded by a grant from the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The workshop will be held in English with Hmong translation available.

For more information about the workshop or educational site, please call or text the Market Manager at 417 438-5833.

— Webb City Farmers Market Wintering at the farm workshop in Neasho

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