Thompson Research Center Field Day 2018

Diverse research highlighted at Thompson Research Center Field Day

The University of Missouri Division of Animal Sciences showcased its diverse research and strong graduate student programs during the Thompson Research Center field day, which was held on Monday, Sept. 17. The presentations throughout the evening were primarily led by graduate students, each of whom shared their research and work. “At the Thompson Research Center, […]

Cow Calf

Plentiful feed, good calf-price outlook support adding pounds after weaning

Cow-calf herd owners can send more pounds of beef to market by feeding calves after weaning. It’s called backgrounding to prepare calves for the feedlot. Speaking at the Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville, December 2, Eric Bailey asked producers to think bigger. Adding more pounds to calves makes sense in Missouri with plentiful feed and […]