field day

‘A New Beginning’

More than 400 guests attend Greenley field day

The Greenley Research Center showed off its extensive collaborative efforts, as well as its new Grace Greenley Farm, during its 40th annual field day on Tuesday, Aug. 8. More than 400 individuals attended the event, which was focused on showcasing the water quality projects that Greenley will be conducting on its new farm. “The weather, having the new farm and celebrating our 40th anniversary…

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A Big Boost

Greenley Research Center to unveil new farm during field day

The Greenley Research Center will showcase its 240-acre Grace Greenley Farm during its 40th annual field day on Tuesday, Aug. 8. The field day will feature a variety of demonstrations and will officially unveil the Grace Greenley Farm, located just south of the Greenley Research Center. The entire field day will be held at the Grace Greenley Farm, including breakfast, lunch and the…

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A Perfect Day for Presentations

More than 300 attend Greenley Research Center Field Day

The wagon tours were packed throughout the morning as more than 300 attendees enjoyed presentations and discussions during the 39th annual Greenley Research Center Field Day on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Attendees were able to take part in three tours – pest management, agronomy and beef. “The turnout and the weather were both really good,” Greenley Superintendent Dana Harder said. “The activities…

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Battling a Challenging Growing Season

This growing season has been a challenging one so far, with early dry conditions and escalating weed control problems. The Greenley Research Center will cover both of these management issues during its 39th annual Field Day on Tuesday, Aug. 9. The agronomy tour will address innovative irrigation options in both corn and soybeans. There will be a follow-up presentation to the drip-tape…

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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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36th Annual Greenley Field Day

Cattle timed-breeding research and UAV demonstration draw crowds at Field Day

Kent Shanon, MU Extension Natural Resource Engineering Specialist, spoke to the crowd about using unmaned aircraft for crop scouting and other future agriculture applications.On August 6, more than 100 people attended the Greenley Field Day held at the research center near Novelty. Educational tours were given around the farm that included topics about how to waste less hay, tillage radish…

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