There's no typical day for John Poehlmann, assistant director of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station
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From Field Days to day-to-day operations, John Poehlmann helps keep CAFNR's 14,000 acres of research running smoothly
Research Center faculty and staff work round the clock to take care of CAFNR's livestock
For most of us, the two massive snow storms that hit Mid-Missouri were a minor inconvenience. Once we were safely home, we could power up our computers, wrap up in a warm blanket and work comfortably. For the CAFNR faculty and staff who take care of livestock, a snow day meant something very different. They [...]
Forage Systems Research Center hosts Summer Pasture Workshop
Summer forage workshop will help producers establish healthy pastures that can sustain a hot, dry summer.
On a warm fall morning, aspiring ranchers and agricultural professionals gathered near Linneus, Mo., for the 2011 Management Intensive Grazing workshop. Participants headed to the pasture after only an hour in the classroom. After looking at five red Angus cross heifers, they estimated the average weight of their five-head heard. Their task was to allocate an area of pasture that their herd would graze to three inches by the next day.