Delta Center Farms
The 1,024 acre Delta Research Center consists of four separate farms all
named after the donor. Dewitt Clinton Lee farm, Matilda Cavanaugh farm,
Margaret Marsh farm and the Roger Rhodes farm. Much of the research
conducted at the Delta Center is focused on crop production and management.
The University of Missouri's cotton and rice production research is
conducted at the Delta Center. Scientists at the Delta Center also conduct
research on soybean cropping systems, weed, insect and disease control in
all crops and variety evaluations. Scientists at the Delta Center have
gained recognition for developing improved soybean varieties, especially
those with soybean cyst nematode resistance.
The Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station is the research arm of the
College of Agriculture, Food and Natural
at the University of Missouri-Columbia
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