Virtual Field Day


Welcome Message – Dusty Walter, superintendent of the Wurdack Research Center

Welcome Message – Shibu Jose, associate dean in the CAFNR Office of Research and director of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station

Welcome Message – Christopher Daubert, CAFNR vice chancellor and dean

Field Day Presentations

Missouri Mesonet: The Value and Application of Automated Weather Monitoring at Wurdack Research Center – Pat Guinan, associate Extension professor of climatology

Wurdack Woodland Update – Hank Stelzer, associate professor in the School of Natural Resources and state forestry Extension specialist

Chainsaw Training at Wurdack – Sarah Havens, field specialist in natural resources with MU Extension

Herbicide Impregnated Fertilizer: Is it Right for Your Pasture? – Gatlin Bunton, field specialist in agronomy with MU Extension

Using Sunn Hemp in Cool-Season Grass Pastures – Harley Naumann, assistant professor in the Division of Plant Sciences

7 & 7 Synch: A New Protocol for Synchronization of Estrus Among Beef Cows Prior to Fixed-Time AI with Conventional or Sex-Sorted Semen – Carson Andersen, graduate research assistant in the Division of Animal Sciences

Stocker Cattle Research in Missouri – Eric Bailey, assistant professor in the Division of Animal Sciences and state beef Extension specialist

Market Outlook for Cattle – Scott Brown, director of strategic partnerships for CAFNR and associate Extension professor of agricultural and applied economics