Thompson Field Day Planned Tuesday Evening

A Field Day will showcase another one of the University of Missouri’s Research Center’s Tuesday afternoon. The Thompson Research Center near Spickard will be hosting their field day that will begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon with field day presentations beginning slightly after 5 p.m. Registration will be at 3:30 at the Thompson Research Center.

The event will begin with a farm wagon tour at 4 p.m. with a discussion of timber harvest and timber planting during the tour.

There will be other presentations that will include the economic impact of technology issues at the Thompson Farm, prescribed fire for seedhead suppression and tall fescue pastures, nitrogen fertilizer and chemical seedhead suppression for tall fescue, and an update on the Show Me Select Replacement Heifer Program. There will be a dinner that will begin around 6:15.