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CAFNR/MOAES Research Magazine: A Community Asset

Infrastructure improvements, new faculty allow Fisher Delta REEC to build on its strong community relationships

This story appears in our MU CAFNR/Agricultural Experiment Station Research Magazine. The T.E. “Jake” Fisher Delta Research, Extension and Education Center (FD-REEC) facilities include 1,119 acres of land at five locations representing the major soil types of the Bootheel region. Research studies are designed to improve production of crops that are of major importance to the southeast portion of the state;…

Q&A with Anthony Ohmes

Anthony is a field specialist in agronomy serving the Southeast region.

What do you do in your current role with the University of Missouri? I am a field specialist in agronomy for the Southeast region. I am headquartered in Cape Girardeau County. How long have you worked in this position? I have served as an extension agronomist since 2001. What is your favorite part about the work you do? My favorite…

Q&A with Ivan Cuvaca

Ivan is an agronomy specialist serving four counties in Southeast Missouri. 

What do you do in your current role with the University of Missouri? I am an agronomy specialist in Southeast Missouri. I work with farmers and other stakeholders (e.g., ag industry retailers and government agencies) to address issues facing crop production in the region. How long have you worked in this position? I have worked in this position for a little over…

Justin Calhoun

Assistant Extension Professor
Soil and Cropping Systems Specialist, Plant Science & Technology

Phone 573-379-4037
Address Fisher Delta Research, Extension and Education Center, 147 W State Highway T, Portageville, MO

CAFNR Welcomes New Faculty

Our college introduces 12 faculty members this fall 

At the beginning of each semester, we welcome the new faculty members who have joined us. The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri is proud to introduce 12 new faculty members this fall who are ready to immerse themselves in our core areas of teaching, research and Extension. Each of them brings a wealth…

Mandy Bish Earns Distinguished Achievement Research Award

Mandy Bish, Extension specialist in the Division of Plant Sciences, was recognized at the 2020 North Central Weed Science Society annual meeting with a Distinguished Achievement Research award, which recognizes outstanding research achievements in weed science. The virtual meeting was held from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. Bish has been with the university since 2014 and is responsible for assisting with…

Eric Oseland Earns New Foundation for Soy Innovation Scholarship

Eric Oseland, PhD student in plant sciences, was selected as the first recipient of the Foundation for Soy Innovation’s new scholarship. Oseland will use the $1,000 award toward travel to the March 2020 Weed Science Society of America conference where he’ll present his research on dicamba and the effect it has on soybeans. Oseland works with Kevin Bradley, professor of plant sciences, on…

Interacting with Researchers

Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day featured presentations related to soybean, cotton and weeds

The tour wagons were packed throughout the morning, as guests enjoyed a variety of presentations related to soybean, cotton and weeds during the annual Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day. The event, which took place Friday, Aug. 30, featured more than 10 stops and allowed attendees to interact with numerous researchers. The Field Day included an honorary breakfast with several…

‘An Invaluable Experience’

Matthew Caldwell credits CAFNR with preparing him for the workforce

As a seventh grader, Matthew Caldwell was hoping to land in an elective history class. There was just one problem – all of the spots were full. Caldwell was left with one alternative, joining an agriculture class. Caldwell didn’t know the impact of that first agriculture class at the time, but he wasn’t thrilled with his lone option. “I got…

Dealing with Drought-Like Conditions

FSRC field day tackles drought issues

Drought was the main topic of interest during the annual Forage Systems Research Center field day, which took place on Tuesday, Sept. 11. The event featured eight speakers, the majority of whom were focused on showcasing ways farmers and producers could deal with the drought-like conditions across a good portion of Missouri. Not only did farmers and producers from Missouri…