Thompson Research Center Field Day

The Thompson Research Center will host its annual field day on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Center near Spickard. The event is free and open to the public.

• 3:30 p.m.: Registration & Farm Tour
• 6 p.m.: Welcome — Rodney Geisert, Thompson
Research Center Superintendent
• 6:15 p.m.: Developing breeding strategies to expand use of sex-sorted semen in the US beef industry — Jordan Thomas, MU Division of Animal Sciences
• 6:45 p.m.: Winter nutrition for beef cows — Eric Bailey, MU Division of Animal Sciences
• 7:15 p.m.: Dinner & Visit Vendor Displays
• 7:45 p.m.: Hair shredding scores: A tool to select heat-tolerant cattle — Harly Durbin, MU Division of
Animal Sciences
• 8 p.m.: The most important trait for beef cattle selection — Jared Decker, MU Division of Animal Sciences
• 8:15 p.m.: How have quality premiums changed with lower cattle prices? — Scott Brown, MU Agriculture and Applied Economics

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 3:30pm to 8:30pm

Thompson Research Center
668 NW Hwy C, Spickard, MO, 64679

Event Type

Exhibits, Training, Research






Contact Name

Rod Geisert

Contact Phone

(660) 485-6576

Contact Email

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