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 Closer Look at Natural Resources

FSRC to focus on timely agricultural topics during field day

The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Forage Systems Research Center will bring a variety of topics to its annual field day on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 8:30 a.m. and includes a free lunch, served at noon. The field day will touch on timely agricultural topics, including pond management, timber…

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Not Your Typical Angus

Charlie the calf has found a new home with the Gaudet family

Charlie isn’t your typical calf. Charlie was born at the University of Missouri Forage Systems Research Center in Linneus, Mo., last year. He was a twin and an unfortunate accident left Charlie with a broken leg. With few options, farm worker Derek Search called a friend, Bob Barrows, who has several bottle calves he raises. Barrows said he would take the calf, but he didn’t have it for long.…

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