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Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Springfield This Week

Growers of various fruits and vegetables will gather in Springfield this week for a conference that will cover a variety of topics. KSMU's Michele Skalicky has more...

Patrick Byers, horticulture specialist with the University of Missouri Extension, says the Missouri Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference has been held in the state for 31 years...

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While the conference presentations target commercial growers, Byers says those who have backyard gardens would benefit from attending the conference as well...

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Byers expects between 100 and 200 people to attend this year’s Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference. The event gets underway today and runs thru Wednesday at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center here in Springfield.To learn more, call 547-7533 or visit http://mtngrv.missouristate.edu/commercial/Conference.htm