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Presenting Useful Information for Producers

Thompson Research Center Field Day focuses on beef cattle

The Thompson Research Center explores beef cattle production systems and hosts an annual Field Day to bring those findings to local producers and landowners. The Thompson Research Center Field Day, held Tuesday, Sept. 20, in Spickard, showcased topics such as genomics, economic opportunities and drone surveillance. The Thompson Research Center is one of the University of Missouri College of Agriculture,…

Exploring Forages, Beef Production and Natural Resources

Nearly 400 attend Forage Systems Research Center Field Day

The Forage Systems Research Center does a variety of research, including exploring forages and best management practices for beef production. FSRC showcased that research during its annual Field Day on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Linneus, bringing in nearly 400 attendees for the event. Along with forages and beef production, the Field Day included looks at several natural resource topics, including…

A Family-Friendly Event

Southwest Research Center doubles Field Day attendance from last year

The Southwest Research Center tried something a little different for its Field Day in 2016. Southwest typically hosts its Field Day during the morning hours on a weekday. This year’s event was moved to a Saturday in the hopes of bringing in more producers and landowners, as well as more families. Mission accomplished. The Southwest Research Center doubled its Field…

Highlighting Research

Fisher Delta Research Center showcases cotton, rice, corn and soybean research

The tour wagons stayed packed throughout the Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day on Friday, Sept. 2, as attendees learned about the variety of research going on in Portageville, Mo. More than 1,200 individuals attended the Fisher Delta breakfast and program. The program featured Senator Roy Blunt, Congressman Jason Smith, and Richard Fordyce, the Director of the Missouri Department of…

A Staple Event

More than 1,000 people attend 12th annual Bradford Research Center Tomato Festival

The Tomato Festival has been a staple at the Bradford Research Center for the past 11 years. This year’s event was no different. More than 1,000 attendees enjoyed a beautiful day of tasting tomatoes and peppers during the 12th annual Tomato Festival on Thursday, Sept. 1. “It was wonderful to have so many members of our local community out enjoying…

Playing an Integral Role

CAFNR Office of Academic Programs adds three to team

The Office of Academic Programs plays an integral part in numerous aspects of the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, including student recruitment, study abroad opportunities and showcasing careers for students. The CAFNR Office of Academic Programs has three new hires on its team, each of whom began their respective roles in August: Matt Arri, coordinator of career…

Going Deeper Into Precision Agriculture

MU Agricultural Systems Management program offering new Precision Agriculture Certificate

  For more information about the MU Precision Agriculture Certificate (undergraduate or graduate), email our office at MU FSB ASM Info or call us at 573-882-2731. The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Agricultural Systems Management program has put forth a strong effort to talk with industry leaders to see what they expect Mizzou graduates to…

Advancing Surface Irrigation

Earl Vories honored with ASABE Award for the Advancement of Surface Irrigation

Earl Vories has been a member of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers for 30 years, and has attended ASABE conferences since he was in graduate school at the University of Arkansas. Vories, a professional engineer, earned a major award at the most recent ASABE conference — the Award for the Advancement of Surface Irrigation. “These conference have…

Meeting Their Goal

Graves-Chapple Research Center brings in nearly 200 for Field Day

Nearly 200 individuals attended the Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day and engaged with University of Missouri faculty and MU Extension agents on Tuesday in Rock Port, Mo. The Field Day featured several speakers who presented on numerous topics. “We had a really good crowd and some really good weather,” Superintendent Jim Crawford said. “Overall, it was a really good day.”…

Twilight Tour a Big Success

Hundley-Whaley Twilight Tour showcases various research

The first ever Hundley-Whaley Research Center Twilight Tour was a big success, bringing in nearly 150 attendees on Tuesday, Aug. 23. The attendees heard about the various research being conducted at the Center, located in Albany. Topics included weed management, soybeans, cover crops, and drainage and subirrigation. “Our first Twilight Tour went very well,” Superintendent Bruce Burdick said. “Several of…