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More than 3,000 attend Missouri Chestnut Roast at HARC

The Missouri Chestnut Roast celebrated its 10th anniversary with a fun, family-friendly event on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center in New Franklin. More than 3,000 attended the event, which included tours of HARC, samples of roasted chestnuts, kids’ activities and educational booths and demonstrations. “The…

A Signature Event

After a four-year hiatus, the Missouri Chestnut Roast returned to the University of Missouri Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center last year, with more than 1,000 people attending the event. The Missouri Chestnut Roast is the MU Center for Agroforestry’s signature event – and it will return for its 10th anniversary in October. The event will run from 10 a.m. to…

Missouri Chestnut Roast a Huge Success

More than 1,500 people attend Missouri Chestnut Roast at HARC

NEW FRANKLIN, MO. – A beautiful day brought more than 1,500 people to the Missouri Chestnut Roast at the Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center on Saturday, Oct. 17. The Missouri Chestnut Roast was last held in 2010. It was revived in 2015 – and offered guests plenty of activities throughout the day. The event is hosted by the University of…

Missouri Chestnut Roast Returns to HARC

The University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry is bringing back its signature outreach event. The Missouri Chestnut Roast will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center in New Franklin, Mo. The event is free and open to the public and will celebrate Missouri agroforestry farming. “This is a unique opportunity…

To the Trees

Chestnuts can be a lucrative crop for family farms

Missouri river hills would look beautiful lined with chestnut trees and they’d turn a pretty profit.

A Nutty Opportunity

Chinese chestnuts are a budding opportunity for Missouri landowners

Chinese chestnuts show potential as a Missouri orchard crop.