Sharing Soybean Success

Andrew Scaboo brings soybean research to all regions of Missouri

This story also appears in our University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Research Center Magazine. Stop by your local Research Center to pick up a copy! Few people can respect the vast differences between soil types across Missouri and what it takes to grow crops in those unique settings. Andrew Scaboo is one such person. Scaboo, a University of…

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An Opportunity to Grow

The Graves-Chapple Research Center, in Rock Port, Mo., has been looking to expand their operations, in terms of land, for several years. The Graves-Chapple Research Center will rent an additional 110 acres from Morris Heitman, the current Missouri Corn Growers Association president. Heitman already leases about 45 acres to Graves-Chapple. Photo by Logan Jackson. Graves-Chapple…

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Getting His Hands Dirty

After 43 years with MU Extension, Bob Chapple is still advancing Missouri agriculture

Bob Chapple Bob Chapple has spent nearly his entire life helping Missouri farmers. At 80 years old, he isn’t slowing down from that dedication. He still sows seeds, harvests crops, manages research plots, fixes machinery and shares wisdom at the research center which bears his name, the Graves-Chapple Research Center in Rock Port, Mo. “If I have an idea I want to run it past Bob Chapple to…

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