Annual Forage Systems Research Center Field Day set for September 13th in Linn County

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.