Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day

The Fisher Delta Research Center field day will be held on Friday, Aug. 30, at the Research Center in Portageville. Tours will run from 9 a.m. to noon. A free lunch will be served as noon.

Soybean Tour
• Pengyin Chen, Fisher Delta Research Center — Soybean breeding updates
• Scotty Smothers, Fisher Delta Research Center — Breeding soybeans for flood tolerance
• Gene Stevens, Fisher Delta Research Center — Specialty crops for southeast Missouri: Garbanzo beans and watermelons

Cotton Tour
• Calvin Meeks, Fisher Delta Research Center — Improving production in Missouri through the use of reduced tillage production systems
• Chelsea Toton, Fisher Delta Research Center — Cotton variety testing for Missouri: Previous results and observations for 2019
• Earl Vories, Fisher Delta Research Center — Precision irrigation

Weed Tour
• Jim Heiser, Fisher Delta Research Center — Overlapping soil herbicides in cotton: Calendar vs. weed height
• Cory Cross, Fisher Delta Research Center — A day in the life of weed science
• Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee, Knoxville — Control issues to look out for in Xtend crops

General Agriculture Tour
• David Reinbott, MU Extension — Ag marketing
• Anthony Ohmes, MU Extension — Industrial hemp
• Scott Kaden, R.G., Missouri Geological Survey — Ground water resources of the Bootheel

Friday, August 30


Rone Hall
County Road 308, Portageville, MO

Event Type

Research

Sponsors

CAFNR

Website

http://delta.missouri.edu

Department
CAFNR
Contact Name

Tina Clark

Contact Phone

573-379-5431

Contact Email

Clarktr@missouri.edu

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