Graves-Chapple Research Center

Located near Rock Port at the toe slope of the loess hills, this Center’s mission is to provide research and teaching in the specific soil and climatic conditions of extreme northwest Missouri. This occurs through research and demonstrations of conservation tillage and soil conservation management practices, turf and forage, and crop production practices. Soil conservation and water quality issues also are addressed.
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Meeting Their Goal

Nearly 200 individuals attended the Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day and engaged with University of Missouri faculty and MU Extension agents on Tuesday in Rock Port, Mo. Wayne Flanary talks…

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Presenting on Cutting-Edge Research

The Graves-Chapple Research Center is focused on doing research that is of interest to local producers. At the annual Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day on Tuesday, Aug. 23, that research…

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An Unusual Month

Tony Lupo, a University of Missouri professor of atmospheric sciences, had one word to describe the rather hot and dry month of June: unusual. “When you have a strong El Niño like we did this…

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Advocating for Pollinators

The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Agricultural Research Centers continue to be advocates for monarch butterflies and other pollinators. Thirteen Research…

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Virtual Tour of Graves-Chapple Research Center