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Broadening the Horizon

Wurdack Research Center field day offers extensive information

Attendees of the annual Wurdack Research Center field day were able to learn about everything from ticks to timber to wildlife damage management on Friday, Oct. 6. The field day featured several presentations, as well as an opportunity to meet Christopher Daubert, Vice Chancellor and Dean of the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Daubert began his duties on…

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‘A Local Resource’

Wurdack Research Center field day set for Oct. 6

The Wurdack Research Center is made up of some 1,200 acres – the majority of which includes upland hardwood forest. The rest of those acres are made up of Meramec River bottom soil and provides demonstration and research of rotational grazing practices, novel fescue and cattle husbandry. The Center’s annual field day will feature presentations on the research taking place across Wurdack. The…

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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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What’s Best for Producers

Wurdack Field Day to feature novel fescue trials and educational talks for landowners

Last year Wurdack Research Center converted pastures into new novel endophyte fescue. Results of the … Expand ▸Last year Wurdack Research Center converted pastures into new novel endophyte fescue. Results of the trials will be shared at the Field Day, scheduled for Oct. 3. Rough hair coats, low weight gain, fescue foot and less milk produced all are associated problems…

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