147 State Hwy T, Portageville, MO

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Join us for the 2022 Fisher Delta REEC Tours & Lunch.


  • Field Tours: 9 a.m. - Noon 
  • Lunch: Noon


Tour Schedule

Tour One: Rice Agronomy and Insect Management

  • Chase Floyd, University of Missouri FDREEC Crop Protection Specialist, Assistant Professor-

Insect Management in Rice

  • Justin Chlapecka, University of Missouri FDREEC Rice Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor-

Missouri Rice Management Considerations and the Role of Public Agronomy Research

Tour Two: Soybean Breeding and Genetics

  • Mike Clubb, University of Missouri FDREEC Research Specialist Lead -

Soybean Breeding & Research Updates

  • Caio Canella Vieira, University of Missouri Doctoral Student - 

Soybean Tolerance to OFF-Target Dicamba

  • Francia Ravelombola, University of Missouri FDREEC Senior Research Associate -

                Developing Soybean Lines for Flood Tolerance

Tour Three: Cropping Systems and ESA Updates

  • Justin Calhoun, University of Missouri FDREEC Cropping Systems Specialist, Assistant Professor-

Assessing Potassium and Strategies in Cotton

An Overview of Peanut Research at MU

  • Sam Polly, University of Missouri PSEP Coordinator -

Recent Endangered Species Act Developments in Agriculture

Tour Four: Weed Control in Cotton and Fungi Research

  • Bradley Wilson, University of Missouri FDREEC Cotton and Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor-

Cotton Tolerance and Weed Control with Early Season Herbicide Tank Mixes

  • Jim Heiser, University of Missouri FDREEC Senior Research Associate -

                Cotton Response to Herbicide/PGR/insecticide Combinations

  • Mandy Bish, University of Missouri Extension Specialist -

                Fungi on the Move: Disease monitoring initiatives in Missouri row crops

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