Two of our interns this semester were assigned a video project while in class for their agriculture communications major. They chose to feature our beef forage research project. In the video, you will learn about important details and steps we used to get the research started. … [Read more...] about Beef Forage Research? What’s that?
Check out our progress! Intern, Rachel Kohne, applied fertilizer to the last few pastures left. Now, we can finish our paddock fences and turn the cattle out on the prepared pastures. As of now, cattle will be turned out by the end of March. … [Read more...] about Finishing Touches
This week we will be giving you some general information on rotational grazing and how we are using it in our research project. Rotational grazing can be a benefit to many farmers and ranchers. Proper rotational grazing results in improved and even forage production, especially during droughts. It can also create healthier livestock, decreased weed and erosion problems, and … [Read more...] about Rotational Grazing: What You Need to Know
The summer crew is hard at work with our research project. We will be highlighting two more students from our team this week. Keep reading to learn more about Sarah Harmon and Nicolas Matheney. Nicolas Matheney is an upcoming senior animal science major at Missouri State University. He is from the small town of Brookfield, located in north central Missouri. Matheney grew up … [Read more...] about Meet the Team: Student Edition 2.0
Be sure to mark your calendars for our Shealy Farm Field Day event on June 1! Field Day Mock Up v4 … [Read more...] about Shealy Farm Field Day