The date has been set for an in-person field day this year at the Graves-Chapple Research Center near Corning. The Graves-Chapple Field Day will be held Tuesday, August 24th. The event will begin at 7:30am and includes a breakfast. The first tour will leave at 8am. There will be a lunch around noon.
The tours will include an integrated pest management tour that will include an update on the soybean gall midge and discuss new traps to quantify stink bugs in soybeans fields. Professor Scott Brown will provide a current market outlook for corn and soybeans. There will also be discussions on soybean and corn production, farming carbon markers, and input costs and crop yields.
The Graves-Chapple Research Center is one of the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ (CAFNR) Agricultural Experiment Stations. The Center is located north of Corning, Mo., on Interstate 29. For more information about Field Day, call Jim Crawford at 660-744-6231 or email at [email protected] For more information about Graves-Chapple Research Center, visit graveschapple.missouri.edu.