Virtual Field Day

Welcome

Welcome Message – David Davis, superintendent of the Forage Systems Research Center

Welcome Message – Shibu Jose, associate dean in the CAFNR Office of Research and director of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station

Welcome Message – Christopher Daubert, CAFNR vice chancellor and dean

Field Day Presentations

Using Sunn Hemp in Cool-Season Grass Pastures – Harley Naumann, assistant professor in the Division of Plant Sciences

The Power of Pollinators – Rich Crowe, private land conservationist with the Missouri Department of Conservation

Forage Strip Trials: Now Possible – John Lory, Extension associate professor in the Division of Plant Sciences; Kent Shannon, assistant teaching professor in the Division of Food Systems & Bioengineering; Ryan Lock, Extension specialist in the Division of Plant Sciences

Preventing Calf Diarrhea with Rotational Grazing – Brian M. Shoemake, DVM, MS, assistant teaching professor, food animal medicine, Veterinary Health Center

Growing Industrial Hemp in Missouri – Greg Luce, adjunct instructor in the Division of Plant Sciences and research director for the Missouri Soybean Association

Economics of Industrial Hemp in Missouri – Joe Horner, Extension specialist in the Division of Applied Social Sciences

Sexed Semen: Costs, Benefits, and Systems for Successful Application – Jordan Thomas, assistant Extension professor in the Division of Animal Sciences

7 & 7 Synch: A New Protocol for Synchronization of Estrus Among Beef Cows Prior to Fixed-Time AI with Conventional or Sex-Sorted Semen – Carson Andersen, graduate research assistant in the Division of Animal Sciences

Stocker Cattle Research in Missouri – Eric Bailey, assistant professor in the Division of Animal Sciences and state beef Extension specialist

Market Outlook for Cattle – Scott Brown, director of strategic partnerships for CAFNR and associate Extension professor of agricultural and applied economics

Market Outlook for Corn and Soybeans – Scott Brown, director of strategic partnerships for CAFNR and associate extension professor of agricultural and applied economics