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Improving Beef Cattle Production

Thompson Research Center takes a look at beef cattle during annual Field Day

SPICKARD, MO. – Creating strategies to enhance beef cattle production was the core focus of the Thompson Research Center Field Day, held Tuesday, Sept. 15. More than 150 farmers, producers and students heard numerous topics on management strategies to improve beef cattle production. “We had a really great crowd and a lot of great presentations,” Superintendent Rodney Geisert said. “Guests…

A Learning Experience

Southwest Research Center touches on numerous topics during Field Day

MT. VERNON, MO. – Guests heard research on a variety of topics during the Southwest Research Center Field Day, held on Friday, Sept. 11. More than 200 farmers and producers attended the event, which covered agricultural topics such as beef and forages. “This year we had more than 20 speakers providing wide-ranging, timely and pertinent information to a great group…

Diving into Delta Agriculture

Large crowd gathers for 54th annual Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day

PORTAGEVILLE, MO. – A huge crowd took in the festivities during the 54th annual Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day on Wednesday, Sept. 2. More than 1,200 guests attended the event, which showcased the numerous research going on at the Center. “We enjoyed great attendance at the 2015 Field Day breakfast, on our research tours and for our FFA Vo-Ag…

Highlighting New Production Practices

Hundley-Whaley Research Center brings in more than 300 guests for Field Day

ALBANY, MO. – The Hundley-Whaley Research Center saw a tremendous turnout for its annual Field Day, held Wednesday, Aug. 26. More than 300 guests attended the event, which focused on several agricultural topics. “Each year we look forward to highlighting new production practices and addressing current problems farmers are facing this year, including nitrogen management and waterhemp control in soybeans,”…

Providing Research-Based Information

Beautiful weather, strong presentations bring many to Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day

ROCK PORT, MO. – The Graves-Chapple Research Center set an attendance record during its 27th annual Field Day, held on Tuesday, Aug. 25. More than 200 guests attended the event, which focused on numerous agricultural topics. “We were extremely pleased with our Field Day,” Superintendent Jim Crawford said. “The weather, the attendance and the presentations were all great. We’re really…

A Giving Spirit

Greenley Research Center kicks off Field Day season

Miss Hortense Greenley always had a giving spirit. She donated the land where the Greenley Memorial Research Center now sits in honor of her father, Lee Greenley Jr., in 1969. She helped revive several buildings and structures on the site as well, including the remodels of the farmhouse, built in the 1850s, that now serves as the Center’s office and…

The Wild Weather of 2015

Hundley-Whaley Research Center to focus on several topics during Field Day

The rainy weather of 2015 will be one of several topics presented on and discussed during the Hundley-Whaley Research Center Field Day on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Registration for the event begins at 8 a.m. Tours run from 9 a.m. to noon. A free lunch will follow the tours. Pat Guinan, associate extension professor of climatology, will present on the wild…

Stopping Pests in Their Tracks

Graves-Chapple Field Day to feature pest, nutrient and crop management tours

Several topics will be discussed in depth at the 27th annual Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The Field Day will touch on nutrient management, pest management and crop management. “We’re really excited,” Superintendent Jim Crawford said. “We have a lot of great topics and great speakers lined up. It’s also good to have several University of…

A Closer Look at Cover Crops

Greenley Research Center adds cover crop tour to annual Field Day lineup

The 38th annual Greenley Memorial Research Center Field Day, set for Tuesday, Aug. 4, will offer a variety of topics, including a special look at cover crops. Along with agronomy and beef tours, the Greenley Research Center has added a cover crops tour, which will focus on several areas of cover crop management. “We’re really excited with the addition of…

Behind the Scenes

From Field Days to day-to-day operations, John Poehlmann helps keep CAFNR's 14,000 acres of research running smoothly

There’s no typical day for John Poehlmann, assistant director of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station