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Defining the Objective

Division of Animal Sciences bringing cattle breeding plans to Agricultural Research Centers

For years, the Thompson Research Center, near Spickard, Mo., has been home to a very defined breeding plan for its straight bred, commercial angus cattle herd. That plan contains a variety of objectives, including reproductive and genetic goals. With the strong success of that plan, a team from the University of Missouri Division of Animal Sciences is looking to expand…

Transitioning to a New Role

Donnie Hubble named Greenley Research Center superintendent

Donnie Hubble grew up just 30 minutes away from the Greenley Research Center – and he was recently selected to serve as the Center’s superintendent. Hubble officially joined the Greenley Research Center, one of the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ (CAFNR) Agricultural Research Centers, on April 1. Hubble follows Dana Harder, who served as superintendent…

A Constant, Guiding Influence

Marc Linit helped CAFNR through many transitions during his nearly 40-year career at MU

When Marc Linit joined the University of Missouri in 1980 as an assistant professor of entomology, the first lecture he gave was in a teaching lab in the southwest corner of the second floor of the Agriculture Building. It’s the same room, nearly 40 years later, which Linit occupies as senior associate dean for the Office of Research and Extension…

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…

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: 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: The Perfect Pairing

Research Center and CASE IH partnership crucial for farming operations, educational outreach

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 Agricultural Research Centers to function at the highest level possible, good equipment is key. High-quality…

Research Center Magazine: ‘More Than Just a Pumpkin’

Alisha Moreland and the CAFNR Research Centers team up to fight breast cancer

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.  It was in 2007 when Alisha Moreland’s manager at the Columbia Daily Tribune was diagnosed with breast…

Research Center Magazine: Research With a Purpose

CAFNR Foundation helps support several Agricultural Research Center projects

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 80 years, the mission of the CAFNR Foundation has been to promote and further agricultural education…