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Presenting Timely Agricultural Topics

Drought, sustainable agriculture to highlight Hundley-Whaley twilight tour

The Hundley-Whaley Research Center twilight tour will offer a variety of unique and timely presentations on topics ranging from drought to sustainable agriculture. The event will run from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Hundley-Whaley Learning Center in Albany. The event is free and open to the public and includes a free meal. “Our presentations are not only…

Rain Doesn’t Dampen Greenley Field Day

Event featured 10 research presentations

A little bit of rain didn’t dampen the Greenley Research Center field day. The event, held on Tuesday, Aug. 7, featured 10 speakers, as well as political leaders, University of Missouri leadership and College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) administrators. This was the 41st field day at Greenley since the Center opened. “Despite the rainy weather and the…

Meeting Regional Research and Demonstration Needs

Research Center magazine highlights diversity and uniqueness of Missouri agriculture

For the second straight year, the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources has produced its “Road to Discovery” magazine, highlighting the diversity and uniqueness of its Agricultural Research Centers. The Research Centers are spread throughout the state, extending CAFNR’s research to more than 14,000 acres to meet the regional research and demonstration needs of agricultural producers…

Providing Information and Tools for Success

Graves-Chapple field day scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 28

The Graves-Chapple Research Center field day returns with a variety of topics centered around three main tours – drought issues, integrated pest management and crop management. Registration and breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Center, which is north of Corning. Tours begin at 8:15 a.m. and lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. The event,…

A Critical Site

Greenley Research Center playing a vital role in soybean research

Andrew Scaboo has led the Northern Missouri Soybean Breeding Program since he joined the University of Missouri as a senior research scientist in 2012. Now an assistant research professor, Scaboo continues to dedicate his time to the breeding program, which focuses on variety development, testing and release. Scaboo conducts yield testing at six locations throughout Missouri, including the Greenley Research…

Research Center Magazine: A Tiny Threat

Soybean cyst nematodes can be a costly pest for farmers 

This story also appears in our University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Research Center Magazine. Stop by your local Research Center to pick up a copy! You can view the magazine online by clicking here: Road to Discovery.  One of the greatest threats to crops lives underground and can’t be seen by the naked eye.…

Research Center Magazine: Building a Foundation

Graduate student success a focus at Greenley

This story also appears in our University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Research Center Magazine. Stop by your local Research Center to pick up a copy! You can view the magazine online by clicking here: Road to Discovery.  Each year, Kelly Nelson advises a handful of University of Missouri graduate students who are doing a…

Research Center Magazine: Practicing Good Animal Husbandry

Wurdack reducing cattle stress through good forage, clean water and shade

This story also appears in our University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Research Center Magazine. Stop by your local Research Center to pick up a copy! You can view the magazine online by clicking here: Road to Discovery.  Among the 1,200 acres at the Wurdack Research Center is nearly 300 acres of pasture ground. Cattle…

Research Center Magazine: Monitoring the Forest

Ongoing inventory study looking at how environmental conditions affect forests

This story also appears in our University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Research Center Magazine. Stop by your local Research Center to pick up a copy! You can view the magazine online by clicking here: Road to Discovery.  For the past 50 years, the Baskett Research Center has worked to see how its forests have…

Research Center Magazine: Rebuilding Wildlife Habitat

FSRC using edge feathering to improve wildlife habitat

This story also appears in our University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Research Center Magazine. Stop by your local Research Center to pick up a copy! You can view the magazine online by clicking here: Road to Discovery.  Located in the Green Hills region, in the north central portion of Missouri, the Forage Systems Research…