On the first day of the fall season upwards of 9,000 people visited the seventh annual South Farm Showcase. The South Farm Research Center, located on the southeastern edge of Columbia, hosted the family-friendly event on September 21. Hay bale-lined wagons transported guests to the many attractions located across the research center owned by […]
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Clear skies and pleasant fall weather welcomed record crowd
Events connect farmers to the latest agricultural science
CAFNR hosts events across the state to ensure farmers are informed with the latest science-based information for their unique soil and climatic conditions.
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 […]
South Farm Showcase offers fun, discovery for the whole family
More than 8,000 mid-Missourians attended the sixth annual South Farm Showcase, solidifying its place as a premier fall event for families in mid-Missouri. Attendees took mule-powered wagon rides, learned how to milk a cow, cheered on cockroaches in races, handled reptiles, petted baby animals, sampled Missouri wines and mealworms, played soccer on the turf, weaved […]
Research farm open house set for Sept. 22
One of the University of Missouri’s most important research centers, South Farm, will host a day of science and discovery for the entire family. A tornado tracking truck, cockroach races, tethered hot air balloon rides and prize pepper tasting are just a few of the myriad interactive attractions at the event.The sixth annual South Farm […]
Research Centers across Missouri will host workshops and Field Days throughout the year to bring the latest technologies, techniques and tools to Missouri's agricultural producers. From creating quail habitat to installing subirrigation to improve yields, CAFNR's researchers will showcase the breadth and depth of the 17 unique research centers that compose the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station.