Field Days


Managing Forests and Timber

The Wurdack Research Center, in Cook Station, Mo., has nearly 1,200 acres, 260 of which are pastures and forage production fields. The rest of the acreage is made up of upland hardwood forest. The Wurdack Research Center Field Day will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7. Photo by Logan Jackson. Those two areas of research, along with several others, will be covered…

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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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Improving Farm Productivity

Wurdack Research Center Field Day covers numerous agricultural topics

COOK STATION, MO. – Guests heard presentations on a variety of agricultural topics during the annual Wurdack Research Center Field Day on Friday, Oct. 2. More than 60 farmers and producers attended the event. Numerous agricultural topics were presented on and discussed during the annual Wurdack Research Center Field Day, including hay storage methods. “I’ve hoped we could raise the…

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A Wealth of Information

The annual Wurdack Research Center Field Day will offer guests a look at several agricultural topics, including tall fescue toxicosis, cow genetics and productivity, cover crops, silvopasture and timber. The Wurdack Research Center Field Day will take place Friday, Oct. 2. Photo by Kyle Spradley. The Field Day runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, Oct. 2. There will be a free lunch at…

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Dealing with Drought

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) meets with producers at Wurdack Research Center to hear their concerns about the drought

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) visited Wurdack Research Center Tuesday as part of her statewide tour to 20 rural communities across Missouri. The Center, which sits on 1200 acres in the heart of the Ozarks, is part of a network of research centers across Missouri, extending the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ (CAFNR) research to more than 14,000 acres to meet the regional…

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