Superintendent Dana Harder talks to guests at the Greenley Research Center field day. Numerous guests attended the 41st annual field day, which took place Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Novelty, Mo. Guests heard educational presentations throughout the day. This year's field day also marked Harder's last day as Greenley superintendent.
Steve Kirk talks to attendees of the Bradford Research Center Vegetable Grower's Field Day, which took place Thursday, Aug. 2, in Columbia.
The World Wide Agriculture Conference was held at the University of Missouri from July 25-27. This year's event was in honor of Professor William A. Albrecht (pictured here on the paper held by Tim Reinbott, conference organizer). Albrecht joined the MU College of Agriculture’s soil faculty in the 1930s and soon became the department’s chair. He went right to work, adding studies linking soil and human health to his research to improve crop yields. Albrecht led the department through the 1970s.
CAFNR celebrated the 130th anniversary of Sanborn Field on Tuesday, July 24. The day included numerous speakers and a cake in the shape of the historic research plot, as well as tours of Sanborn Field. Sanborn Field is the oldest, continuous experimental field west of the Mississippi River and the third oldest in the world. The antibiotic Aureomycin was discovered at Sanborn in the late 1940s.
Vice Chancellor and Dean Christopher Daubert presents at a tour at Jefferson Farm and Garden on Friday, July 20. Attending were international students enrolled in the Mizzou K-12 high school program.
The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources held its annual crop and soil management workshop on Thursday, July 12, at the Bradford Research Center in Columbia. Kaitlyn Bissonnette, assistant extension professor, plant sciences, presented during the field day.
The CAFNR weed science program held its annual pest management field day on Tuesday, July 10, at the Bradford Research Center. More than 250 individuals attended the field day, which focused on dealing with a variety of weeds. Kevin Bradley presented during the field day.
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