Field Days


Meeting Their Goal

Graves-Chapple Research Center brings in nearly 200 for Field Day

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 to attendees of the annual Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day, which took place Tuesday, Aug. 23 in Novelty. The Field Day featured several speakers who presented on numerous topics. “We had a…

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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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Providing Research-Based Information

Beautiful weather, strong presentations bring many to Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day

ROCK PORT, MO. – The Graves-Chapple Research Center set an attendance record during its 27th annual Field Day, held on Tuesday, Aug. 25. More than 200 guests attended the event, which focused on numerous agricultural topics. Wayne Flanary discusses legumes for fixing nitrogen in preventive planted fields during the 27th … Expand ▸Wayne Flanary discusses legumes for…

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Stopping Pests in Their Tracks

Graves-Chapple Field Day to feature pest, nutrient and crop management tours

Several topics will be discussed in depth at the 27th annual Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The Field Day will touch on nutrient management, pest management and crop management. “We’re really excited,” Superintendent Jim Crawford said. “We have a lot of great topics and great speakers lined up. It’s also good to have several University of Missouri…

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After the Flood, an Opportunity

Trials underway to find out if inoculated soybeans are worth extra cost

Inoculated soybean seeds The water has receded, and the levees have been rebuilt. But the impact of last year’s flood—like tons of sand that now cover formerly fertile fields—lingers on. One year ago the levees gave way in Northwest Missouri, and the Big Muddy flooded tens of thousands of acres. Unlike previous floods in the region, the water stuck around for more than three months. This…

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