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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. “I’ve hoped we could raise the attendance, but for the past several years we’ve been relatively consistent with 60 to 70 producers,” Superintendent Dusty Walter said.…

Diving Into Agroforestry Topics

The University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry will host two upcoming events at the Wurdack Research Center in Cook Station, Mo. “Introduction to Silvopasture” will run from 3-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8. “Mushroom Cultivation: You Can Do It” will go from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10. Introduction to Silvopasture The silvopasture event will be free…

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 Field Day runs from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, Oct. 2. There will be a free lunch at noon. “Having a variety of topics is important,” Superintendent Dusty Walter…

‘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 superintendents from…