For cattle ranchers and landowners, plan to attend the Field Day at Forage Systems Research Center in north Missouri on September 23. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. with educational tours beginning at 9 a.m.
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It looks like something from a science fiction tale or an other-world exploration unit. Instead, it is the latest pieces of equipment Mizzou researchers use to study pastures.
University of Missouri agricultural economists predict a mixed bag of cattle, diary and crop prices in 2013.
For the second year in a row, Missouri farmers endured a significant drought, stressing crops, impacting yields and limiting forage supplies for livestock producers. Justin Sexten, beef nutritionist in CAFNR’s Division of Animal Sciences, partnered with the Missouri Corn Merchandizing Council, the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association and Mississippi Lime to demonstrate how to improve digestibility of corn stover and lower-quality CRP…
John Lory is in the business of moving and managing nutrients. Lory, an extension associate professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at MU, is exploring three winter feeding strategies to evaluate the best way to use manure from cattle to fertilize the pasture for the following season. Lory said winter feeding practices vary, but traditionally, producers feed hay in…
The first hire of the Mizzou Advantage program is now in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.
Livestock researchers at College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources are developing a smartphone app enabling cattle producers to more conveniently and reliably monitor livestock conditions in relation to local temperature and humidity levels.
The University of Missouri and a consortium of beef-related companies on Aug. 30 will announce a strategy for the industry to adapt to and profit from these new consumer preferences. This project will describe how cow-calf producers, stockers, feed yards and processors can work together to produce high-demand products.
Research from a CAFNR reproductive scientist identifies faulty sperm and takes them out of the equation for artificial insemination (AI) of cattle.
Tighter household budgets, higher grocery prices, fewer animals on the market and more meat going to foreign countries are causing the average U.S. consumer to eat less meat and poultry, according to a University of Missouri professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics.