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Q&A with Jim Humphrey

Humphrey is a field specialist in livestock with the Agriculture and Environment Extension Program 

What do you do in your current role with the University of Missouri?  I work with forage and livestock producers in northwest Missouri. With my position, I present unbiased research-based information, while developing timely and relevant programs and resources for their use.  I provide expertise for the following areas: carcass evaluation, co-product utilization, ration balancing, cattle feeding phase, beef production, forage quality and production,…

A Day of Celebration

Southwest Research Center welcomes farmers, producers and students, breaks ground on new facility

This year’s field day was a special one for the Southwest Research Center. Along with its normal field day presentations, the Center hosted nearly 2,000 area high school students and broke ground on a new facility. The event took place on Thursday, Sept. 13. “The entire day was really exciting,” Superintendent David Cope said. “Our agriculture education day always draws…

Preparing Future Agricultural Leaders

CAFNR and FFA are preparing students to address challenging problems

The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the Missouri FFA are both focused on preparing students to address the most challenging problems in the world today. Each year, the Missouri FFA elects a state officer from each of its 16 Areas. A good portion of those officers end up at MU to further their education.…