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Publications of the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station: Proceedings of the Missouri Small Fruit Conference

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Most of the publications listed in this guide are available in full text online in the Missouri State Digital Collections database.

1981 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Welcome Meyer, Duane General General 1
An Overview of the National Small Fruit Industry Moore, James N. General General 2
Economics, Budgets, and Marketing of Small Fruits Thomas, W.W. General General 6
Strawberry Production in Missouri Gaus, Arthur Strawberry Strawberry 15
The Management of Fungus Diseases of Strawberries Moore, James F. Jr. Strawberry Strawberry 21
Strawberry Insects and Their Control Townsend, Howard G. Strawberry Strawberry 25
Weed Control in Strawberries Lower, John B. Strawberry Strawberry 29
Blackberry Culture Moore, James N. Bramble Blackberry 35
Growing Raspberries in Missouri Lockshin, Larry Bramble Raspberry 40
Bramble Diseases Ashley, Gayle Bramble General 44
Weed Control in Brambles Ashley, Gayle Bramble General 47
Bramble Insect Pests and Their Control Townsend, Howard G. Bramble General 50
The Development of the Small Fruit Industry in Arkansas Moore, James N. Beginner's General 53
Our Success in Pick-Your-Own Strawberries Eckert, Jim Beginner's Strawberry 57
Starting and Operating a Farmer's Market Knigge, Christine Beginner's General 60
Opportunities for Fresh Market Grapes Gaus, Arthur Grape Grape 65
Important Grape Diseases in Missouri and Their Control Moore, James F. Jr. Grape Grape 69
Insect Pests of Grapes and Their Control Townsend, Howard G. Grape Grape 73
Weed Control in Grapes Lockshin, Larry Grape Grape 79
Culture of Highbush Blueberries Fuqua, Ben D.; Sandhu, Milwant S. Blueberry Blueberry 83
Pests of Blueberries Ashley, Gayle Blueberry Blueberry 92
Weed Control in Blueberries Fuqua, Ben D. Blueberry Blueberry 96
Irrigation of Small Fruits Schottman, Robert W. General General 98

1982 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Welcome Meyer, Duane General General 1
Pick-Your-Own Marketing of Fruits and Vegetables Courterm J.W. General General 2
There is Something New in Small Fruit Culture Dana, Malcolm N. General General 9
Financing a Small Fruit Enterprise - A Lender's Viewpoint Knigge, Chris General General 15
Getting Started in Small Fruit Growing Lower, John B. General General 20
Missouri, a Hillslope Landscape Needing Intensive Management of Small Tracts Scrivner, C.L. General General 25
Specific Cultural Practices for Blueberries Williams, Jerry M.; Hibbard, Aubrey D. Blueberry Blueberry 32
Some Nutritional Problems of Blueberries in the Ozarks Arnold, J.T.; Thompson, L.F. Blueberry Blueberry 35
Phytophthora Root Rot of Blueberries Sterne, R.E. Blueberry Blueberry 41
Blueberry Production in Southwest Missouri, A 5-year Summery Fuqua, Ben Blueberry Blueberry 43
There Must be an Easier Way Makielski, Edward Bramble General 50
Bramble Diseases and Their Control Moore, James F. Jr. Bramble General 56
Insect Pests of Brambles Townsend, Howard Bramble General 61
Growth and Fruiting of Red Raspberry Dana, M.N.; Vasilakakis, M. Bramble Raspberry 64
Handling the Grapevine from Planting to Harvest Lockshin, Larry Grape Grape 71
Cordon Training the Grape Vine Gaus, A. E. Grape Grape 78
Control of Fungus Diseases of Grapes Moore, James F. Jr. Grape Grape 80
Grape Insect Update Townsend, Howard Grape Grape 84
Grape Varieties Gaus, A. E. Grape Grape 86
The Strawberry Plant and Its Environment Dana, M.N. Strawberry Strawberry 90
How to Estimate the Trade Area and Potential Sales Acreage for a Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farm Courter, J.W. Strawberry Strawberry 100
Weed Control in Strawberries Hemphill, D.D.; Lower, J.B. Strawberry Strawberry 103

1983 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Disease Control in Small Fruit Through Virus-Free Stock Fulton, Joseph P. General General 2
Update on Farmers' Markets Knigge, Christine General General 4
Expanding and Promoting Your Small Fruit Farm Green, Donald General General 7
Site Selection, Soil Testing, and Land Preparation for Small fruit Crops Gaus, Arthur; Buchholz, Daryl General General 11
Potential For Production and Marketing of Table Grapes in the Ozarks Region Moore, James N. Grape Table Grape 17
Performance of Wine, Table, and Seedless Grape Cultivars at Southwest Missouri Center, 1981-82 Gaus, Arthur; Wooley, Daniel Grape Grape 20
'Challenger', A New Seedless Grape Cultivar from the Fruit Experiment Station Hanson, Kenneth Grape Seedless Grape 24
Anthracnose, A New Disease of strawberries in Missouri Moore, James F.; Schroeder, Marilyn; Goff, William Strawberry Strawberry 25
Virus Diseases of Strawberry and their Control Fulton, Joseph P. Strawberry Strawberry 28
Strawberry Growing with Emphasis on Mechanization and Marketing Ahrens, Philip Strawberry Strawberry 30
A Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Operation Green, Donald Strawberry Strawberry 33
Production and Marketing of Blackberries in the Ozarks - A Thorny Problem or a Great Opportunity Moore, James N. Bramble Blackberry 35
Virus Diseases of Brambles and Their Control Fulton, Joseph P. Bramble General 41
Thornless Blackberry Culture Brown, Gerald R. Bramble Blackberry 42
Highbush Blueberry Culture Brown, Gerald R. Blueberry Blueberry 49
Blueberry Propagation Shelton, Loretta Blueberry Blueberry 54
Phytophthora Root Rot of Blueberry Sterne, Rick E. Blueberry Blueberry 60

1984 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Welcome Gordon, Marshall General General 1
Publicity and Promotion in Direct Marketing Klossner, Perry General General 2
Using Microcomputers in Small Fruit Production Hein, Norlin General General 9
Bramble Production in Southern Illinois Doll, C.C. Bramble General 17
Borers of Blackberries, Present Control Tactics, and Future Research Johnson, Donn T.; Buckley, Blair III; Moore, J.N. Bramble Blackberry 20
Potential Arthropod Pests of Blueberries in Arkansas Johnson, Donn T. Blueberry Blueberry 23
Phytophthora Root Rot of Blueberry, Sanitation, Exclusion and Protection for Disease Sterne, Rickie Blueberry Blueberry 29
Phytophthora Root Rot of Blueberry in Missouri Schroeder, Marilyn Lee Blueberry Blueberry 35
Irrigation: Keys to Efficient Water Usage Fuqua, Ben Blueberry General 38
A Blueberry Co-op for the Ozarks: The Arkansas Blueberry Growers Association Hackard, Roger Blueberry Blueberry 43
Controlling Weeds in Strawberries in Illinois Doll, C.C. Strawberry Strawberry 45
Strawberry Production Practices in Indiana Hayden, Richard Strawberry Strawberry 49
Occurrence and Control of Strawberry Anthracnose in Missouri Moore, James F. Jr. Strawberry Strawberry 53
Strawberry Insects Townsend, Howard Strawberry Strawberry 58
Training and Pruning the Grapevine Lockshin, Larry Grape Grape 62
Trickle Irrigation Grapes Lockshin, Larry Grape Grape 64
Vineyard Floor Management Guas, A.E. Grape General 66
Soils and Fertilizers for Grapes Guas, A.E. Grape Grape 67
Descriptions of Selected Grape Cultivars Grown at the Southwest Missouri Center Guas, A.E.; Wooley, C.D. Grape Grape 68
Grape Insects Townsend, Howard Grape Grape 69
Important Grape Diseases and Control Moore, James F. Jr. Grape Grape 71
Opportunities for Fresh Market Grapes Meagher, Phyllis Grape Grape 76
How Nurserymen Are Meeting Bramble Growers' Needs Makielski, Edward Addendum General 82
Welcome Meyer, Duane General General 1

1985 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Welcome Gordon, Marshall General General 1
Future Developments at the Missouri State University Fruit Experiment Station Bridwell, Lynn B. General General 3
Trickle Irrigation Planning for Small Fruit Pisarkiewicz, Bob General General 5
2+2=5 When Marketing Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Klossner, Perry General General 10
Spray Safety and Effectively Baker, David General General 15
A Comparison of Ribbon and Matted Row Strawberry Culture Hancock, Jim Strawberry Strawberry 20
Grower Observations of New Practices Stephenson, Ron Strawberry General 24
Growing Brambles in Michigan - Pitfalls and Innovations Hancock, Jim Bramble General 28
New Research on Brambles at the State Fruit Experiment Station Odneal, Marilyn B. Bramble General 31
Pollination of Small Fruits Roling, Michael Bramble General 36
Major Factors Affecting Blueberry Yields in Michigan Hancock, Jim Blueberry Blueberry 39
How I grow Highbush Blueberries Cox, James Blueberry Blueberry 42
Missouri State University Blueberry Cultivar Evaluation: An Update Fuqua, Ben D. Blueberry Blueberry 45
Consumer Expectations and Factors Affecting Purchase Decisions Hughes, Karla Vollmar Grape General 51
What are You Selling? Who is Your Consumer? Schnelt, Carla Grape General 55
What is Quality? Guas, Arthur E.; Klossner, Perry Grape General 57

1986 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Welcome Gordon, Marshall General General 1
Contributions of the State Fruit Experiment Station to the Mission of the University Addleman, Dean General General 2
Selling to the Produce Buyer Kollmeyer, Jeff General General 3
Marketing Blueberries: Grower Perspective Kinney, David General General 5
Starting a Fruit and Vegetable Cooperative: Facts to Consider Seymour, William General General 7
'State of the Art' Strawberry Cultivation Ahrens, Philip Strawberry Strawberry 15
Strawberry Cultivar Evaluation at Mountain Grove Odneal, Marilyn; Kaps, Martin Strawberry Strawberry 18
Grower Experiences Medlin, Warren Strawberry General 27
Pesticide Update Townsend, Howard; Moore, James F.; Lower, John B. Strawberry General 31
Diseases of Raspberry in the Midwest Ramsdell, Donald Bramble Raspberry 38
Prevention of Low Temperature Injury in Brambles Warmund, Michele Bramble General 41
Production and Marketing of Brambles: Grower Prospective Toft, Fritz Bramble General 44
Weed Management in Brambles Warmund, Michele Bramble General 52
Diseases of Highbush Blueberry Ramsdell, Donald Blueberry Blueberry 55
Nutrition of Highbush Blueberry Clark, John R. Blueberry Blueberry 61
Outline and Planning Guide for Evaluating the Economics of Highbush Blueberry Production: NW Arkansas 1983 Garner, Carroll R. Blueberry Blueberry 64
Diseases of American and French - American Hybrid Grapes Ramsdell, Donald Grape Grape 80
Ozark Table Grape Grower Association: Present Status and Future Potential Moore, James N. Grape Table Grape 84
Growing and Marketing Table Grapes: Grower Prospective Lachowsky, John E. Grape Table Grape 87

1987 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Making the Decisions Lower, John Basics General 1
Site Selection Richter, Robert Basics General 4
Variety Selection Fuqua, Ben; Warmund, Michele; Odneal, Marilyn; Peterson, David Basics General 8
Preview of Major Cultural Practices Warmund, Michele Basics General 16
Water as an Investment Schultheis, Robert Basics General 22
Day Neutral Strawberry Production: A Review of Cultivars and Cultural Practices Richter, Robert Strawberry General 26
Fall Planting Freshly Dug Strawberries on Plastic in the Carolinas Poling, Barclay Strawberry General 30
Strawberry Varieties Adapted to Plastic Hill Culture Poling, Barclay Strawberry General 35
Some Observations of Black Raspberry Cultivars Odneal, Marilyn; Kaps, Martin Bramble Raspberry 37
Tissue Culture Propagation of Brambles: Benefits and Disadvantages Avery, John Bramble General 39
Culture of Erect Blackberries in the Ozarks Moore, James N. Bramble Blackberry 42
Highbush Blueberry Production in the Ozarks: The Third Decade Moore, James N. Blueberry Blueberry 46
Grower Innovations for Blueberries Coffey, Bob Blueberry Blueberry 50
Diseases of Concern to Blueberry Growers in Missouri Moore, James F.; Carter, Rick Blueberry Blueberry 53
Production of Seedless Table Grapes Himelrick, David Table Grape Table Grape 58
Bird Control Methods for Fruit Plantings Himelrick, David Table Grape General 66
Methods of Vineyard Weed Control Peterson, David; Kaps, Martin Table Grape General 74
Developing and Maintaining a Market for Berry Connection Jones, Linda; Jones, Larry General General 77
What You Always Wanted to Know About Spray Adjustments, But Didn't Know Whom to Ask Konieczka, Dean General General 79
AgriMissouri: What's In It For Me? Russell, Mark; Gooch, Carolyn General General 91

1988 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Concerns of Marketing- Grower Choices and Market Development Lower, John Beginner's General 1
Farm Credit Services Financing of Small Fruit Farmers Sullivan, Dick Beginner's General 6
The Missouri Dept. of Agriculture's Horticultural Loan Program Stafford, Tony Beginner's General 8
Financial Planning- Specialty Crops McCord, Emmett Beginner's General 11
Practices That Improve Strawberry Yields Kaps, Martin; Odneal, Marilyn Strawberry Strawberry 22
Strawberry Weed Control Huber, Joseph III Strawberry Strawberry 26
Using the Three "R's" for Fertilizing Strawberries Morrison, Frank Strawberry Strawberry 28
Cultural Practices of Brambles Huber, Joseph III Bramble General 33
Raspberry and Blackberry Insect Pests Townsend, Howard Bramble Raspberry; Blackberry 35
Diseases of Bramble Fruits in Missouri Carter, Richard; Moore, James Bramble General 38
Blueberry Varieties and Variety Selection Criteria Lane, Forrest E. Blueberry Blueberry 40
Weed Control in Blueberries Talbert, Ronald Blueberry Blueberry 50
Pesticide Update Horner, Paul Blueberry General 54
Grape Insect Pests in Missouri Townsend, Howard Grape Grape 56
Potential for the Table Grape Industry in the Ozarks Moore, James Grape Grape 67
Maximizing Profits Through Wise Financial Management Richter, Robert General General 70
Insight into a Diversified Organization Huber, Joseph III General General 74
Fertigation: What You Should Know to Use it Wisely Natarella, Nicholas General General 85
Contacts for Information and Assistance Anderson, James; Lower, James; Richter, Robert Additional General 87
Weed Control in Small Plantings Odneal, Marilyn; Richter, Robert; Fuqua, Ben; Kaps, Martin Additional General 92

1989 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Advertising and Marketing - A Double Part of you Business Today Dahl, Delbert Keynote Speaker General 1
Budgets and Records for Small Fruit Production Funt, Richard Basics General 8
Fertilization Through Trickle Irrigation System Wideman, Frank Basics General 12
How to Get the Best Value for Your Advertising Dollars Stanley, Linda Strawberry General 15
Three "P's" to Successful Strawberry Growing: Preplant, Picking and Post-Harvest Knepper, Larry Strawberry Strawberry 19
Avoiding the Stress of Transplanting Shock When Planting Tissue Cultured Bramble Warmund, Michele Bramble General 22
Post-Harvest Handling of Raspberries Perkins-Veazie, Penelope Bramble Raspberry 24
Approaches to Problems with the Harvest Season of 'Heritage' Raspberry in Missouri or Isn't a Fall-Bearer Supposed to Bear in the Fall Richter, Robert; Odneal, Marilyn Bramble Raspberry 26
Raspberry and Blackberry: Research Report from the Fruit Experiment Station Odneal, Marilyn Bramble Raspberry; Blackberry 39
An Injection System for Management of Soil Fertility and Soil pH in Irrigated Blueberries Scrivner, C.L. Blueberry Blueberry 43
Post-Harvest Handling of Blueberries Perkins-Veazie, Penelope Blueberry Blueberry 68
Blueberry Stem Blight Occurrence in Missouri, A Problem with No Easy Answers Carter, Rick; Moore, James Blueberry Blueberry 71
Management Decisions Making Software, Market Model Funt, Richard General General 73

1990 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Small Fruit Culture in the Ozarks: Past, Present, Future Moore, James N. Featured Speaker General 1
Postharvest Handling of Fruits and Vegetables Baxter, Lawford General General 7
What's Happening in Plant Biotechnology Muench, Steve General General 17
Producing and Marketing Strawberries in the 90's Brown, Gerald Strawberry Strawberry 19
Strawberry Cultivar Trial at Mountain Grove Odneal, Marilyn; Kaps, Martin Strawberry Strawberry 25
Strawberry Disease Update Moore, James; Carter, Richard Strawberry Strawberry 34
Bramble Production In the Pacific Northwest Warmund, Michele Bramble General 39
Are Brambles a Berry for the Future? Brown, Gerald Bramble General 42
Raspberry Breeding and Cultivars: What's Ready for Commercial Trail in Missouri and What May be Coming in the Future Finn, Chad Bramble Raspberry 48
Mulching Blueberries: Fact vs. Fiction Moore, James Blueberry Blueberry 59
Alternative Bird Control Techniques Bonwell, William Blueberry General 64
Blueberry Nutrition Research Update Clark, John Blueberry Blueberry 71
Considerations in the Table Grape Production im Missouri Byers, Patrick Table Grape Table Grape 74
Seedless Table Grape Varieties Clark, John Table Grape Table Grape 80
Before You Start a Fruit Production Operation: Some Thoughts on Marketing and Initial Cost Finn, Chad Basics General 84
Business Strategy: Farmer or Agribusinessman? Gallion, Ted Basics General 91
Commitment is the Key Chritten, Bill Basics General 96

1991 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Can Small Fruits be a Big Deal? Eckert, Jim Featured Speaker General 1
The Missouri General Assembly and You Lynn, Fred General General 4
Strawberry Growing at Eckerts Eckert, Jim Strawberry Strawberry 5
Strawberry Production and Marketing in Southwest Illinois Doll, Chris Strawberry Strawberry 7
Bugs in the Berries Townsend, Howard Strawberry General 11
Points to Ponder for Profitable Raspberry Production Otten, Paul Bramble Raspberry 17
Cultural Practices to Enhance Survival and Growth of Late Planted Micropropagated Raspberry Plants Finn, Chad; Warmund, Michele; Starbuck, Chris Bramble Raspberry 27
Bramble Production - Concepts and Practices Doll, Chris Bramble General 32
Initial Report of Primocane Bearing Raspberries at Mountain Grove Odneal, Marilyn; Byers, Patrick; Kaps, Martin Bramble Raspberry 37
Insect Pollination of Rabbiteye Blueberries Amis, Ann;Cane, James; Horton, Dan; Payne, Jerry Blueberry Blueberry 42
Effects of Foliar Boron Application on Yields on Collins and Blueray Blueberries Scrivner, C.L.; Blevins, D.; Schon, M.; Reinbott, T. Blueberry Blueberry 51
New Blueberries for Marginal Sites Finn, Chad Blueberry Blueberry 65
Neglected Native Fruit Trees and Shrubs Payne, J.; Coder, K.; Horton, D.; Myers, S.; Weatherly, N. Table Grape Native 72
Yes, We Really do Grow Gooseberries Jones, Linda Table Grape Gooseberry 94
Actinidia? Avery, John Table Grape General 96

1992 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Perspectives on Direct Marketing: Pick-Your-Own Strawberries - 1970-1990 Courter, Bill Featured Speaker General 1
Direct Markets: What are We Really Selling Constien, Bob General General 7
Consumer Acceptance of Locally Grown Day-Neutral Strawberries at an Iowa Farmer's Market Nonnecke, Gail; Hayenga, Marvin General Strawberry 10
Advertising Planning for Commodity Groups Fitch, Jim General General 13
Day-Neutral Strawberry Production in the Midwest Nonnecke, Gail Strawberry Strawberry 19
An Illinois Perspective on Growing and Marketing Strawberries Courter, Bill Strawberry Strawberry 23
A Small Scale Agricultural Alternative-Strawberries Courter, Bill; Holcomb, George Strawberry Strawberry 33
Thorny Problems Woelk, Chris Bramble General 35
Bramble Disease Update Hill, Joyce; Moore, James Bramble General 38
Primocane Bearing Raspberry Performance at Mountain Grove Odneal, Marilyn; Byers, Patrick; Kaps, Martin Bramble Raspberry 50
Buying Preferred Stock for Red Raspberry Plantings Finn, Chad; Warmund, Michele; Starbuck, Chris Bramble General 52
Stem Blight and other Related Diseases of Highbush Blueberry Hill, Joyce; Moore, James Blueberry Blueberry 58
Harvest Management Street, Rod Blueberry General 63
Alternative Marketing Methods for Blueberries McCain, Jonathan Blueberry Blueberry 67
Effects of Foliar Boron Applications on Yields of Collins and Blueray Blueberries Scrivner, C.L.; Blevins, D.G.; Reinbott, T.M. Blueberry Blueberry 71
Home Winemaking Smith, Melanie Table Grapes and Minor Crops General 81
Table Grapes in Missouri Edson, Charles Table Grapes and Minor Crops Table Grape 86

1993 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Integrated Peat Management in Small Fruit Crops: Future Directions Pritts, Marvin Featured Speaker General 1
Time Management Traylor, Joyce General General 13
Panel Discussion Jones, Linda; Holt, Doug; Stull, David General General 22
Alternative Weed Management Strategies for Strawberries Pritts, Marvin Strawberry Strawberry 59
Guttation - A Plant Response Variable to Schedule Strawberry Irrigation Takeda, Fumiomi Strawberry Strawberry 67
Strawberry Growing at Stephenson's Orchard-Our Experience Dale, Everett Strawberry Strawberry 74
Blackberry Cultivars: Past, Present, and Future Clark, John Bramble Blackberry 79
Production and Mechanical Harvesting System for Eastern Thornless Blackberries Takeda, Fumiomi Bramble Blackberry 92
Pruning Table Grapes Avery, John Table Grape and Alternative Crops Table Grape 106
Basic Greenhouse Operations Brown, John Table Grape and Alternative Crops General 111
So You Want a Greenhouse? Ballard, Darlene Table Grape and Alternative Crops General 116
Blueberry Fertilization: Concepts, Methods, and Research Results Clark, John Blueberry Blueberry 119
Use of Netting to Control Birds in Blueberries Kindhart, Jeff Blueberry Blueberry 130
Productivity of Blueberry Cultivars in Missouri Fuqua, Ben; Kaps, Martin; Odneal, Marilyn Blueberry Blueberry 133
Worker Protection Standards for Agricultural Pesticides Andre, Paul Blueberry General 144

1994 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
An Overview of the Small Fruit Industry in the United States Himelrick, David Featured Speaker General 1
Worker Protection Standards for Agricultural Pesticides Andre, Paul General General 13
Wal-Mart's Position in Produce in Missouri Peterson, Bruce General General 17
Annual Hill Strawberry Plasticulture Himelrick, David Strawberry Strawberry 19
Organic Strawberry Farming Powell, Philip Strawberry Strawberry 29
Postharvest Handling of Blackberries Perkins-Veazie, Penelope Bramble Blackberry 33
Insect Pests of Bramble Barrett, Bruce Bramble General 37
Native Honeybees: Could it be a Silent Spring? Gibbons, Sharon Bramble Honeybee 43
Currants, the Other Ribes Fruit Warmund, Michele Table Grape and Alternative Crops Currant 45
Table Grape Production Patterson, Keith Table Grape and Alternative Crops Table Grape 47
Herbs and Their Uses Thaxter, Sue Table Grape and Alternative Crops Herb 57
Blueberries: Pruning for Profit Patterson, Keith Blueberry Blueberry 63
Bird Netting: A Grower's Perspective or Carter's Tent Follies Carter, Robert Blueberry General 67
Disease Update: Blueberry Anthracnose Hill, Joyce Blueberry Blueberry 73
Bumblebees for Blueberries Odneal, Marilyn Blueberry Blueberry 75

1995 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Direct Consumer Marketing - Evaluating the Possibilities Motes, Jim Featured Speaker General 1
Panel Discussion Kelley, Debi; Los, Joey General General 11
My First Year Experiences with a Strawberry Festival Simpson, Wayne Strawberry Strawberry 19
Introduction to ATTRA Ames, Guy Strawberry General 23
Panel Discussion Ames, Guy; Simpson, Wayne; Byers, Patrick Strawberry Strawberry 27
Controlling Deer Damage in Missouri Pierce, Robert A. Bramble General 43
Outlook for Small Fruits in Missouri Byers, Patrick Bramble General 55
Can You Cut it with Field-Grown Flowers? Schrock, Denny Table Grape and Alternative Crops General 63
Keys to Profitable Asparagus Production Motes, Jim Table Grape and Alternative Crops Asparagus 69
Gooseberries Odneal, Marilyn Table Grape and Alternative Crops Gooseberry 75
Chemical Injection in Irrigation Systems: Benefits, Problems, and Equipment Willis, Tom Blueberry General 83
Panel Discussion Hershey, Bob; Vogt, Peter; Fuqua, Ben Blueberry General 91

1996 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage

Strawberry and Raspberry IPM: A Progress Report

Gleason, Mark

Featured Speaker

Strawberry, Raspberry

1

Sustaining People Through Agriculture

Lummus, Jim

General

General

5

Opportunity for Adding Value Through Marketing

Hatfield, Brenda

General

General

13

Duties and Responsibilities of the Outreach Worker

United States Dept. of Labor

General

General

17

Handy Reference Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act

United States Dept. of Labor

General

General

19

Growing Tomatoes - With an Emphasis on Varieties, Support Systems, and Watering

Marr, Charles

Table Grape and Alternative Crops

Tomato

23

Table Grape Production for the Ozarks

Kaps, Martin

Table Grape and Alternative Crops

Table Grape

31

Raisins for Missouri

Odneal, Marilyn; Byers, Patrick; Kaps, Martin

Table Grape and Alternative Crops

Raisin

37

Protection of Blueberries by ReJeX-iT AG-145

Vogt, Peter F.

Blueberry

Blueberry

39

Update of University of Missouri Extension Soil and Plant Testing Programs

Nathan, Manjula

Blueberry

General

43

Organic Blueberry Production Techniques

Cain, Mark

Blueberry

Blueberry

45

Strawberry IPM: Are we there yet?

Gleason, Mark; Nonnecke, Gail; Leininger, Brian

Strawberry

Strawberry

53

"No-Irrigate/No-Weed/No-Cultivar' Small Fruit Operations

Wofford, Dan Jr.

Bramble

General

57

Will a Computer Really Help My Fruit Grow? : A Look at Hardware and Software

Gallion, Ted

Bramble

General

65

Black Raspberry Cultivars in Missouri

Byers, Patrick

Bramble

Black Raspberry

73

1997 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Small Fruit Breeding Programs: Will They Save the World? Finn, Chad Keynote Presentation General 1
Our Experiences with Honeybees at Brandywine Farms Hinze, David; Hinze, Mary General General 7
Selecting Strawberry Varieties Moore, Gaylord Strawberry Strawberry 9
Strawberry Insect Pest Management Townsend, Howard Strawberry Strawberry 11
The Management of Strawberry Diseases Moore, James Strawberry Strawberry 13
Strawberry Weed Control Kaps, Martin Strawberry Strawberry 19
Strawberry Frost Control by Irrigation Pisarkiewicz, Bob Strawberry Strawberry 21
Freezing and Frost Injury to Strawberries Warmund, Michele Strawberry Strawberry 25
Annual Systems of Strawberry Culture Odneal, Marilyn; Byers, Patrick; Kaps, Martin Strawberry Strawberry 29
Blueberry Physiology: The Key to Better Profits Brown, G. R.; Wolfe, D. Blueberry Blueberry 35
New Blueberry Cultivars: What You Should Be Trying Finn, Chad Blueberry Blueberry 45
ReJeX-iT Bird Aversion Agents and their Use in Agricultural Operations Status and Update Vogt, Peter F. Blueberry General 59
Agroforestry in Missouri Slusher, John P. Table Grape and Alternative Crops General 65
Flowers in a Fruit Production System Odneal, Marilyn; Byers, Patrick; Kaps, Martin; Barnes, Jennifer Table Grape and Alternative Crops General 69
Blackberries in Kentucky Brown, G.; Wolfe, D. Bramble Blackberry 75
New Blackberry Cultivars Byers, Patrick Bramble Blackberry 85

1998 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Addressing Food Safety Concerns Wood, Ben Keynote Presentation General 1
The Culture and Utilization of Native Fruits Reid, William Table Grape and Alternative Crops Amer. Plum, Black Cherry, Juneberry, Downy Hawthorn, Elderberry, Persimmon, Pawpaw 6
Table Grape Cultivar Options Clark, John Table Grape and Alternative Crops Table Grape 13
Blueberry Nitrogen Fertilization: How Much and How to Get it There Clark, John Blueberry Blueberry 16
Value Added: Is it Right for your Operations? Jones, Linda Blueberry General 22
Value Adding at Persimmon Hill Farm Bohner, Earnie Blueberry General 24
Adventures in Value-Added Wooton, Jan Blueberry General 26
Small Fruit Production and Profitability of Different Marketing Systems in Ohio, 1997 Funt, Richard Strawberry General 28
Frost and Freeze Management for Strawberries Byers, Patrick Strawberry Strawberry 32
Weed Control and Herbicide Use in Strawberries Kaps, Martin Strawberry Strawberry 36
Growing Day-Neutral Strawberries Using the Sunbelt-Polyacrylamide Gel System Compton, Arden: Compton, Cheryl Strawberry Strawberry 38
Growing Watermelon and Muskmelon Using the Hydrosource/Dewitt Sunbelt Dryland Gardening System Compton, Arden: Compton, Cheryl Strawberry Watermelon; Muskmelon 49
New Fall Applied Herbicides for Raspberries Funt, Richard; Wall, Thomas E. Bramble Raspberry 59
Insect Pests of Blackberries in Missouri Byers, Patrick Bramble Blackberry 63

1999 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Food Safety and Its Problems Satterlee, Lowell Keynote Presentation General 1
The Personal Connection: Using the Food Circle Concept in Marketing Fruit Hendrickson, Mary General General 5
Secure your Future with Missouri's Sustainable Agriculture Programs Benjamin, Joan General General 9
Propagation of Small Fruit Plants for Fun and Profit Avery, John Table Grape and Alternative Crops General 17
Blueberry Basics Fuqua, Ben Blueberry Blueberry 21
The Effect of Various Mulch Materials on the Yield of Young Blueberry Plants Skirvin, R.M.; Otterbacher, A.G. Blueberry Blueberry 28
Adjusting Fertigation Schedules for Blueberries to use Nitrogen More Efficiently Scrivner, C.L.;Fuqua, Ben; Clark, John R. Blueberry Blueberry 35
Winter Mulch Removal and Application Skirvin, R.M.; Otterbacher, A.G. Strawberry Strawberry 47
Strawberry Rootworm Townsend, Howard Strawberry Strawberry 50
Junebearing Strawberry Cultivars at Mountain Grove Odneal, Marilyn; Byers, Patrick; Kaps, Martin Strawberry Strawberry 51
Raspberry Crown Borer Townsend, Howard Bramble Raspberry 56

2000 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Health Protective Components of Small Fruits Duitsman, Pamela Keynote Presentation General 1
The New American Farm Ikerd, John General General 9
The Food Quality Protection; Where are we one year later? Smith, George General General 23
Neptune and Jupiter Seedless Table Grapes: New Options for the Ozarks Region Clark, John Table Grape and Alternative Crops Table Grape 27
Elixir Farm McKinney, Lavinia Table Grape and Alternative Crops General 35
Multi-locational Elderberry Cultivar and Management Study Byers, Patrick; Thomas, Andy Table Grape and Alternative Crops Elderberry 37
Organic Blueberry Production Watkins, Gordon Blueberry Blueberry 41
Blueberry Diseases in Missouri Kovacs, Laszlo Blueberry Blueberry 51
Maintenance of Drip Irrigation Systems Schulteis, Robert Blueberry General 55
Experiences in Organic Strawberry Production Watkins, Gordon Strawberry Strawberry 69
The Effect of Corn Gluten Meal as a Preemergent Herbicide in Strawberries Trimner-May, Denice Strawberry Strawberry 77
Apache and Chickasaw: New Blackberries from Arkansas Clark, John Bramble Blackberry 83
Strawberry Plasticulture: Production and Pest Control Basics Fiola, Joseph A. Strawberry Strawberry 97
Fall bearing Raspberry Cultivars and Selections from the Cooperative MD/NJ/VA/WI Bramble Breeding Program Fiola, Joseph A. Bramble Raspberry 98
Our Latest Technology in Plasticulture Fiola, Joseph A. Strawberry Strawberry 99

2001 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Marketing Basics - who Are Your Customers? Gulick, Sharon Marketing: Back to the Basics General 1
Sizing it up! Weights and Measures for Selling Fruit Fritts, Wayne Marketing: Back to the Basics General 9
A Farmers' Market Experience Binder, Sandy Marketing: Back to the Basics General 13
PawPaw Production and Breeding Peterson, R. Neal Table Grape / Alternative Crops Pawpaw 21
Pollinators for Small Fruit Crops Avery, John Table Grape / Alternative Crops General 31
Getting Started with Grapes Byers, Patrick Table Grape / Alternative Crops Grapes 37
Use of Plant Analysis in Monitoring the Nutritional Status of Plants Nathan, Manjula V. Blueberry General 41
Plasticulture Strawberry Production for Colder Areas: Update for Year 2001 O'Dell, Charlie, Williams, Jerry Strawberry Strawberry 53
Update on Strawberry Weed Management Kaps, Martin Strawberry Strawberry 73
Organic Blackberry Production, Building a Production System Ware, Alan Bramble Blackberry 77
New Primocane Raspberry Potentials for Colder Areas: Update for Year 2001 O'Dell, Charlie Bramble Raspberry 81

2002 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Cover crops for rotation in small fruit plantings Nonnecke, Gail General General 1
Making the most of your money: for you, your farm, and your farm family. Haeffner, Joy General General 7
Establishment of a chestnut industry to enhance the viability of small farms in Missouri Gold, Michael and Dr. Ken Hunt Table Grape/Alternative Crop/Bramble Session Chestnuts 11
Grape cultivar performance in the Missouri Ozark region Kaps, Martin and Ms. Marilyn Odneal Table Grape/Alternative Crop/Bramble Session Grapes 27
Effective use of Nitrogen fertilizer in blueberries Hanson, Eric Blueberry Session Blueberries 45
Panel Discussion: Growing Blueberries in Missouri - A grower's perspective Ballard, Darlene Blueberry Session Blueberries 49
Panel Discussion: Growing Blueberries in Missouri - A grower's perspective Hershey, Bob Blueberry Session Blueberries 51
Panel Discussion: Growing Blueberries in Missouri - A grower's perspective Bohner, Earnie Blueberry Session Blueberries 55
Strawberry management for transition form conventional to organic production Nonnecke, Gail Strawberry Session Strawberries 57
Getting kids involved Haeffnet, Cindy Strawberry Session Strawberries 61
The 2001 strawberry season Byers, Patrick Strawberry Session Strawberries 67
Pumpkins - The latest in size, shape, colors and disease resistance for Midwest growers Marr, Chuck Vegetable Session Pumpkins 71
What's new in tomato culture and varieties - Improved disease resistance, shelf life, heat resistance, and quality Marr, Chuck Vegetable Session Tomatoes 77
How to grow and harvest vegetables earlier and longer in Missouri Jett, Lewis Vegetable Session Vegetables 81

2003 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
The small fruit industry and breeding programs charge into the 21st century Finn, Chad Keynote Presentation General 1
Insect pests of cucurbits in Arkansas and their management McLeod, Paul Vegetable Session Cucurbits 15
Growing and marketing Heirloom tomatoes Hail, Robbins Vegetable Session Tomatoes 21
Around the world in your back forty: Raising ethnic veggies Salt, Steve Vegetable Session Vegetables 29
Integrated pest management Waldstein, Daniel Table Grape/Bramble/Alternative Crop Session General 33
Blackberries - An expanding crop for the Ozarks in production and variety options Clark, John R. Table Grape/Bramble/Alternative Crop Session Blackberry 39
Around the world at Farmers' Market: Selling veggies and service to ethnic customers Salt, Steve Table Grape/Bramble/Alternative Crop Session General 43
Blueberry varieties for the Ozarks - Standards and anything new to consider? Clark, John R. Blueberry session Blueberry 47
Nutrient management in highbush blueberries Fuqua, Ben, Patrick Byers, and Earnie Bohner Blueberry session Blueberry 51
150 new strawberry cultivars named in the past 5 years - What works and what should you try? Finn, Chad Strawberry Session Strawberry 63
Overview of matted row Byers, Patrick Strawberry Session Strawberry 69
Evaluation of strawberry cultivars in an annual hill system Kaps, Martin, Marilyn Odneal and Patrick Byers Strawberry Session Strawberry 83
Making the internet work for you Hinze, David General Session General 93
MDA organic program Baird, Sue General Session General 97
Direct marketing, the business end Benjamin, Allen General Session General 107

2004 Annual Conference

Article TitleAuthorConference SessionFruit AddressedPage
Marketing for Health: Human Wellness Compounds in Fruits and Vegetables Perkins-Veazie, Penny General Session General 1
Pesticide Newcomers for Grapes and other Small Fruits Waldstein, Daniel General Session Grapes and Small Fruits 7
Food Safety as a Marketing Tool Giesecke, Carol General Session General 19
Around the world in your back forty: Raising ethnic veggies Salt, Steve Vegetable Session Vegetables 29
Intercropping Tomatoes with Lettuce in High Tunnels Waldstein, Daniel Vegetable Session Tomatoes and Lettuce 23
Recent Trends at Farmers’ Market Netzer, Roland Vegetable Session General 31
Managing Blueberry Harvest Grower Panel Discussion Fish, Gary Blueberry Session Blueberry 35
Blueberry Variety Trial Results and Production in Kentucky Strang, John Blueberry session Blueberry 37
Fertilizing Strawberries-Back to Basic Wahle, Elizabeth Strawberry Session Strawberry 47
Grower Experiences: Strawberry Matted Row Production Roffmann, Wayne, and Mary Lou Roffmann Strawberry Session Strawberry 51
Pros and Cons of Strawberry Plasticulture Simpson, Wayne Strawberry Session Strawberry 53
Postharvest Handling of Fruits and Vegetables Perkins-Veazie, Penny Table Grape/Bramble/Alternative Crop Session General 57
Kentucky Blackberry Production Strang, John Table Grape/Bramble/Alternative Crop Session Blackberry 63
Realities and Joys of Cut Flower Production Jones, Susan Table Grape/Bramble/Alternative Crop Session General 71
Managing Blueberry Harvest Grower Panel Discussion Wooten, Jan Blueberry Session, part 2 Blueberry 73
Managing Blueberry Harvest Grower Panel Discussion Bohner, Earnie Blueberry session, part 2 Blueberry 75

2005 Annual Conference

Article Title

Author

Conference Session

Fruit Addressed

Page

Missouri’s Fruitful Heritage

Moore, Gaylord and Byers, Patrick

General Session

General

1

Natives…A Natural to Increase Business and Improve Productivity

Allmon, Judy

Native and Ornamental Session

General

11

Wildflowers in American Gardens: An Historical Perspective

Odneal, Marilyn

Native and Ornamental Session

General

23

Selling is More than Meets the Eye

Colvis, Bernie

Marketing Session

General

31

Internet Based Resources for Small Fruit and Vegetable Growers

Teghtmeyer, Suzi

Marketing Session

General

37

Pricing your Farm Products for Direct Sales

Kelly, Katherine

Marketing Session

General

45

My Experiences Growing and Marketing Vegetables in Southwest Missouri

Roffman, Wayne and Mary Lou

Vegetable Session

General

51

Submitting Samples to the University of Missouri Extension Plant Diagnostic Clinic for Disease, Insect and Weed Diagnosis

Wright, Simeon

Vegetable Session

General

55

Update on Blueberry Cultivar Performance at Mountain Grove

Kaps, Martin and Byers, Patrick

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

57

Experiences of 30 Years of Blueberry Production in Missouri Grower Panel

Hinze, David and Klapmeyer, Jean

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

63

High Tunnel Strawberry Production in South Central Kansas

Kadir, Sorkel

Strawberry Session

Strawberry

67

Disease Management in Strawberry

Waldstein, Daniel

Strawberry Session

Strawberry

75

Five Years of Plasticulture Strawberries in Southwest Illinois

Colvis, Bernie

Strawberry Session

Strawberry

81

Selling Mushrooms from the Hills of the Ozarks to the Bistros of St. Louis

MacPherson, Nicola

Table Grape/

Bramble/

Alternatives Session

Mushroom

85

Elderberry Research and Production in Missouri

Byers, Patrick and Thomas, Andrew

Table Grape/ Bramble/

Alternatives Session

Elderberry

91

Human Risk Management, Realities and Resources: The Latino Labor Force in Missouri Agriculture

Garcia, Jose

General Session

General

99

2006 Annual Conference

Article Title

Author

Conference Session

Fruit Addressed

Page

Grow Native! To Grow Your Markets!

Bruckerhoff, Tammy

Business Opportunities

General

1

Missouri Natives: Will they Make the “Cut”?

Odneal, Marilyn

Business Opportunities

General

7

A Tale of Two Chickens

Enshayan, Kamyar

Keynote

General

17

Organic Integrated Pest Management for Vegetable Crops

Quinn, James

Vegetable Session

General

21

Growing and Marketing Heirloom Vegetables

Gettle, Jere

Vegetable Session

General

43

Illinois Blueberry Industry – What Works for Us

Wahle, Elizabeth

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

45

An Update on Stem Blight Disease

Kovacs, Laszlo

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

53

Bane of the Beetle

Roling, Michael

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

57

Weed Control in Blueberries

Trewatha, Pam

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

59

Organic Marketing

Born, Holly

Organic Marketing Session

General

65

Direct Marketing Your Product(s)

Ison, Marilyn

Organic Marketing Session

General

73

Long Point Farm Bio-System

Willis, Larry

Organic Marketing Session

General

89

Frost Protection: Tips and Techniques

Demchak, Kathy

Strawberry Session

Strawberry

91

Plasticulture Varieties in the Midwest

Goodson, Jim

Strawberry Session

Strawberry

97

Strawberry Pesticides – What You Should Know

Wahle, Elizabeth

Strawberry Session

Strawberry

101

Berried in Berries: High Tunnel Berry Production

Demchak, Kathy

Alternatives Session

General

105

Thermostat Controlled Solar Powered Curtain Hoop House

Boeckmann, Bryan

Alternatives Session

General

111

2007 Annual Conference

Article Title

Author

Conference Session

Fruit Addressed

Page

Romancing the Farm through Markets Niches

Macher, Ron

Keynote Presentation

General

 

High-End Marketing Options for Small-Scale Vegetable Farmer

Dermitzel, Daniel

Marketing Session

General

 

Online Resources for Strawberry and Elderberry Growers

Teghtmeyer, Suzi

Marketing Session

Strawberry & Elderberry

 

Producing and Selling Organic Vegetables on Two Acres in Urban Kansas City: An overview of intensive production and high-end marketing techniques at the Kansas City Community Farm

Dermitzel, Daniel

Vegetable Session

General

 

Irrigation Basics for Vegetables and Small Fruits

Schultheis, Robert A.

Vegetable Session

General

 

Growing Blueberries Organically?

Ware, Alan

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

 

Weed Management and Cover Crop Options for Blueberries

Hanson, Eric

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

 

From Aesthetics to Functionally – The Role of Missouri Native Plants in the Designed Landscape

Headland, Ronda

Ornamentals Session

General

 

How Cut Flower Farming Supports My Obsession

Fritz, Mary

Ornamentals Session

General

 

MSU Horticulture Variety Trials Starring “Perilla Magilla”

Alsup, Clydette

Ornamentals Session

General

 

Weed Management Affects Soil Quality and Yield in Junebearing Strawberry Production

Dilley, Craig

Strawberry Session

Strawberry

 

Junebearing, Matted-row Strawberry Cultivars at Mountain Grove

Kaps, Martin

Strawberry Session

Strawberry

 

Efficient and Effective Fertilization Practices for Strawberries

Hanson, Eric

Strawberry Session

Strawberry

 

Options for Replanting Small Fruit Crops: Conventional and Alternative Strategies

Dilley, Craig

Alternative Crops Session

General

 

2008 Annual Conference

Article Title

Author

Conference Session

Fruit Addressed

Page

Regional Marketing to Reach Urban Consumers

Barham, Elizabeth

Keynote Presentation

General

 

Legal Aspects of Label of Origin

Barham, Elizabeth

Marketing Session

General

 

Farm to Institutional Cafeteria: Opportunity…or Mirage?

Quinn, Jim

Marketing Session

General

 

Commercial Vegetable Production for Wholesale Markets

Lee, Rusty

Vegetable Session

General

 

An Overview of High Tunnels in Vegetable and Fruit Production

Carey, Ted

Vegetable Session

General

 

Michigan Blueberry Update: Varieties, Weeds, and Water Management

Hanson, Eric

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

 

Blueberry Diseases and Their Control

Smith, Barbara J.

Blueberry Session

Blueberry

 

Foolproof Flowers for the Beginner

Pendleton, Karen

Ornamentals Session

General

 

High Tunnel Production of Raspberries and Strawberries

Hanson, Eric

Strawberry Session

Raspberry & Strawberry

 

Putting a Web Site to Work on Your Berry Farm

Lask, Carl

Strawberry Session

General

 

Control of Blackberry Diseases in the Southeastern U.S.

Smith, Barbara J.

Alternative Crops

Blackberry

 

A Thorny Business: Raspberries, Blackberries and Beyond

Wooten, Michael and Jan

Alternative Crops

Raspberry & Blackberry

 

The Good, the Bad, and the Very Ugly

Bohner, Earnie

Alternative Crops

General

 

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