Hundley-Whaley Research Center

Demonstrations and research at the 375-acre Hundley-Whaley Research Center are made possible through the generosity of Elma Hundley and Lulu Whaley. Projects focus on the best management practices and economics for corn and soybeans. The research center is noted for excellence in pesticide evaluations and comparisons. Projects with a sustainable agriculture orientation are emphasized.

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The Science of a Soil Test

David Dunn holds soil samples ready to be analyzed at the MU Soil Fertility Lab at the Fisher Delta Research Center. With harvests winding down, the farm’s focus might turn away from the fields.…

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Highlights from our Field Day

Although rain forced the annual Field Day inside, the morning's program featured several informational and educational talks by MU and industry experts. We featured presentations on forestry, cover…

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Going Under Cover with Crops

At last year's Field Day, MU Extension Professor Ray Massey spoke about the upcoming year's economic outlook for producers. The popular talk will return this year as Ray also will share an…

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Who’ll Report the Rain?

Nancy Bishop, senior research/lab technician, checks rain and other weather gauges at the Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center in New Franklin. Each day Nancy uploads the recorded data to…

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Virtual Tour of Hundley-Whaley Research Center