Field Days


Exploring Forages, Beef Production and Natural Resources

Nearly 400 attend Forage Systems Research Center Field Day

The Forage Systems Research Center does a variety of research, including exploring forages and best management practices for beef production. FSRC showcased that research during its annual Field Day on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Linneus, bringing in nearly 400 attendees for the event. Hundley-Whaley Research Center Superintendent Bruce Burdick explains how drones are used in agriculture during the…

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Diving Deep Into Research

CAFNR Agricultural Research Centers showcase various research during Field Days

The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Agricultural Research Centers are spread throughout the state and conduct research on everything from corn to shrimp. The Research Centers represent the uniqueness of agriculture in Missouri. With fertile soil, the Fisher Delta Research Center, located in the Bootheel region, studies rice and cotton. In the northwest…

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An Active Approach to Agriculture

Forage Systems Research Center hosts annual Field Day

LINNEUS, MO. – More than 200 farmers, producers and area high school students attended the Forage Systems Research Center Field Day on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Numerous agricultural topics, including freeze branding for cattle identification, an update on novel endophyte tall fescues, and weed management in pasture and hay settings, were highlighted. Brian Vander Ley discusses freeze branding during…

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Beefing Up on Agricultural Topics

The Forage Systems Research Center will take a strong look at forages and beef during its annual Field Day on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Guests will hear research on a variety of topics ranging from mushroom cultivation to freeze branding. Registration for the event begins at 8:30 a.m. Tours begin at 9 a.m. and a whole hog roast lunch will be served at noon. “We like to offer a variety of…

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Forage Systems Research Center Field Day

Valerie Montgomery, an agricultural science teacher in Bucklin, Mo. and CAFNR graduate, examines a … Expand ▸Valerie Montgomery, an agricultural science teacher in Bucklin, Mo. and CAFNR graduate, examines a forage stick, a device used for measuring forage height and density. This summer’s drought and heat put pressure on many Missouri livestock producers.…

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