Barton Agriculture Research Center Field Day Planned for Sept. 27

Photo of a Southeast agriculture student doing field research

The David M. Barton Agriculture Research Center Field Day will showcase Southeast’s growing Department of Agriculture.

WHAT: David M. Barton Agriculture Research Center Field Day WHO:

–U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson, legislative update –Dr. Michael Aide, “Nitrogen Stabilizers in Corn” –Dr. Indi Braden, “Fertilizer Trials” –Dr. Wes Mueller, “Sorghum Production for Alcohol Fuels” –Dr. Sven Svenson, “Vegetable Production” –Dr. Julie Weathers, “Beef Genetics” –U.S. Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service agents

WHEN: 1 p.m. Sept. 27WHERE: David M. Barton Agriculture Research Center 6885 State Highway 25, 1.5 miles south of Gordonville, Mo., along Highway 25DETAILS: The David M. Barton Agriculture Research Center Field Day will showcase Southeast Missouri State University’s growing Department of Agriculture. The day’s events will include a legislative update by U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson and informational field and beef research sessions on fertilizer trials, nitrogen stabilizers in corn, sweet sorghum production for alcohol fuels, vegetable production, beef genetics and riparian strips. Agriculture vendors will have booths with products on display and walking tours of the Center will be available.