University of Missouri-Columbia
MU Greenley Memorial
Agricultural Experiment Station
College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Driving directions
Novelty, Knox County

Field Day
* August 5th, 2014




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Contact us
Dana Harder, Superintendent
P.O. Box 126
Novelty, MO 63460
Phone: 660-739-4410

Greenley Memorial Research Center Annual Field Day

Greenley Field Day

37th Annual Field Day
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
at 7:00 A.M.

2014 Field Day Brochure & PDF Promotional Video

Breakfast at 7:00-8:00 A.M.
Tours start at 8:00 A.M. sharp!

*Breakfast provided by FCS Financial-Macon
*Lunch provided by Missouri Corn Growers & Missouri Soybean Programs

Guest Presentation

Richard Fordyce

Our featured Noon Speaker will be
Richard Fordyce.

Richard Fordyce, a fourth-generation Missouri farmer from Bethany was named Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture in December 2013 by Gov. Jay Nixon. Fordyce has held leadership roles in agriculture on the local, state and national levels for more than 20 years. Since 2008, he has served as chairman of the Missouri State Soil & Water Districts Commission.

Fordyce received the 2012 Soil Conservationist of the Year award from the Conservation Federation of Missouri. He has held leadership positions with the Harrison County Farm Bureau, including serving as its president from 1993-2010, as has been involved on various boards and committees of the Missouri Farm Bureau and the American Farm Bureau Federation.

Other organizations that Fordyce has held leadership positions in include the National Biodiesel Board, the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council, Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow, University of Missouri Extension and the Northwest Missouri State Fair. He is also one of the only three directors from Missouri on the United Soybean board.

Fordyce and his wife, Renee, grow soybeans and corn as well as raise beef cattle on the family farm in Harrison County.

Field Day 2014 Features

Crops Tour

  • Drip Irrigation for Soybean Production (installation during tour)
  • Nitrogen Management in Temporarily Flooded Corn
  • Impregnated Fertilizers for Corn and Soybean

Pest Tour

  • Managing Nematodes of Corn and Soybean with Seed Treatments: How is it working?
  • Dicamba and 2,4-D POST in Soybean - Are You Ready?
  • Recommendations to Control Glyphosate-Resistant Horseweed and Waterhemp

Beef Tour

  • Ultrasonic Sensors to Monitor Forage Growth
  • Utilization of Different Cover Crops for Grazing
  • Reproduction Update and Overview of Fixed-Timed AI Field Trials

MUDS (MU Drainage & Subirrigation) Tour
After lunch program

  • Managed Drainage for Crop Production and Improved Water Quality (walking tour at MUDS site)



Contact Information:
University of Missouri
Greenley Memorial Research Center
P.O. Box 126
Novelty, MO 63460
Phone: (660) 739-4410

Dana Harder, superintendent

Driving Directions

Hope to see you there!

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