field day

Managing Natural Resources

FSRC field day focuses on a variety of topics

With a focus on natural resources, the Forage Systems Research Center dived into a variety of timely agricultural topics during its annual field day on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Forages, sunn hemp, pond management and timber stand improvement were among the many talks during the event. Along with local producers, several high school students from area schools were in attendance. “Our goal is to…

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A Big Mix of Research

The Forage Systems Research Center will host a wide variety of tours during its annual Field Day on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The FSRC Field Day begins with registration at 8:30 a.m., tours at 9 a.m. and a free lunch at noon. The event is free and open to the public. “Our Field Day is one of the bigger events that we host,” Superintendent David Davis said. “It’s an opportunity to show our…

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‘Super’ Alumni

Q and A with CAFNR's Research Center Superintendents/Directors who are Mizzou alums

From insects to cattle, from cotton to soybeans – the University of Missouri has Agricultural Research Centers across the state studying all areas of agriculture. Of those research centers, which are spread throughout the state, eight have superintendents or directors who earned degrees from the University of Missouri. Those degrees range from Agronomy to Plant Sciences. “By having…

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Getting the Best Information for Your Land

FSRC's Field Day on Sept. 23 features educational talks for cattle ranchers and landowners

Justin Sexten, associate Extension professor, will talk at this year’s Field Day about weaning management and nutrition. Across the state of Missouri, the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) has more than 14,000 acres dedicated to regional research. That valuable information extends to producers through Field Days featuring the latest beneficial information from your…

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