Garlic workshop planned Sept. 20 in Kirksville

Posted: Sep. 15, 2019 12:01 am

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. -- An overview of statewide production, cultivars, pests and diseases will be discussed at a University of Missouri Extension garlic workshop on Friday, Sept. 20, in Kirksville.

The workshop will be held from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Missouri Department of Conservation Northeast Regional Office, 3500 S. Baltimore.

Featured speakers will be Rusty Lee, commercial garlic grower and Extension agronomist; Extension horticulture specialist Jennifer Schutter; Extension nutrition and health education specialist Margo Myers; and local grower Rod Belzer.

The $10 per person cost, payable the day of the workshop, covers materials and speaker mileage.

Lunch will not be provided. Participants should eat before the workshop or bring their lunch.

Registration and more information are available by calling the Adair County Extension office at 660-665-9866 or sending email to