The annual Forage Systems Research Center Field Day is coming up next month, Tuesday, September 13th. Activities and speakers are planned from 8:30 a.m. to noon and will include a free lunch at the University of Missouri farm in Linn County.
Topics at the Field Day near Linneus include:
Farm Pond Pest Control — Clay Creech, Missouri Department of Conservation
Cage Fish Farming — Aaron Palmer, Forage Systems Research Center
Cattle Ultrasound — Jeff Sparks, D.V.M.
Weather Alerts for CAFO’s and Lightning Safety — Pat Guinan, MU Professor of Climatology
Sun Hemp Production for Summer Forage — Harley Naumann, MU Professor of Plant Sciences
Farm Practices to Improve Water Quality — Rich Crow, Missouri Department of Conservation
Drone Use in Agriculture — Bruce Burdick, Superintendent of Hundley-Whaley Research Center
Pollinator Habitat Improvement — Dusty Walter, Director of Natural Resources, Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station
Stockpile Production for Winter Grazing — Valerie Tate, MU Extension Agronomy Specialist
The September 13th event is free and open to the public.