South Farm Showcase

For the ninth year, South Farm Research Center will be hosting the South Farm Showcase Sept. 26. Admission is free and events are scheduled for the whole family from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at the center south of Columbia operated by the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at the University of Missouri.

Exhibits and activities will be set up across South Farm and Jefferson Farm and Garden, including live music; turtle and snake exhibit; wagon rides; tomato, pepper and salsa tasting; drone exhibition; monarch and pollinators exhibit; putting on the green; parade of foals; corn and straw bale mazes; and much more. The event also will include a ribbon cutting for the Center's new Doppler radar, which will improve storm forecasting in mid-Missouri. 

Lunch and Buck's ice cream will be available for purchase.

 

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 10:00am to 4:00pm

South Farm Research Center
3600 East New Haven Road, Columbia, MO, 65201

Event Type

Exhibits, Open houses, Children, Food/Drink, Science, Tours

Sponsors

CAFNR, South Farm Research Center

Website

http://southfarm.cafnr.org

Cost

Free

Department
CAFNR
Contact Name

Donna Thomas

Contact Phone

573-882-4450

Contact Email

thomasdm@missouri.edu

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Adrienne Leana Vaughn

Adrienne Leana Vaughn left a positive review 9/25/2015

Very kid friendly. Lots of activities and things to see. Animals, a corn maze and a lot of learning openings. A really great showcase of the research that is being done over there and some of the lesser known but important parts of MU. I had a great time!