The Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) conducts research in agriculture, forestry, animal science and natural resources that benefits the citizens of Missouri. This research is geared to making the most effective use possible of the state's natural resource base, including its people resources, in an increasingly global economy. We strive to be good stewards of the resources entrusted to us.

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  • Missouri crop performance 2016 : soybean 

    Wiebold, William J.; Mason, Howard; Knerr, Delbert; Schwab, David; Schelp, William; Stanek, Megan; Grissum, Mike; Cravens, Chris (University of Missouri, Agricultural Experiment Station, 2016-12)
    Each year, the best seed companies and organizations select several of their best varieties for evaluation by the MU Variety Testing Program. We use the latest scientific principles and procedures to provide farmers and ...
  • Missouri crop performance 2016 : corn 

    Wiebold, William J.; Mason, Howard; Knerr, Delbert; Schwab, David; Schelp, William; Grissum, Mike; Cravens, Chris (University of Missouri, Agricultural Experiment Station, 2016-11)
    Each year, the best seed companies and organizations select several of their best hybrids for evaluation by the MU Variety Testing Program. We use the latest scientific principles and procedures to provide farmers and ...
  • A soil productivity index based upon predicted water depletion and root growth 

    Kiniry, L. N. (Laurie Neill); Scrivner, C. L.; Keener, M. E. (1983)
  • Environmental physiology and shelter engineering with special reference to domestic animals LIII. Temperature effects on thyroid I131 release rate of dairy calves 

    Johnson, H. D.; Ragsdale, A. C.; Robertson, Delano (1960)
    Thyroid activity, an endocrine function, is believed to be clearly associated with the production potential of cattle. Since thyroid I131 activity is generally known to be influenced by climate or the environment, the ...
  • Some tests of jacketed space heaters for heating small farm dwellings 

    Reaves, Carl A.; Stewart, R. E. (1951)
    Inquiries pertaining to heating problems have directed attention to the need for Information on satisfactory and economical method, of heating farm dwellings. Many of these dwellings are old and were constructed without ...
  • Growth and development with special reference to domestic animals LXIII. Heat production and cardiorespiratory activities during gestation and lactation in Jersey cattle 

    Brody, Samuel; Worstell, D. M.; Ragsdale, A. C.; Kibler, H. H. (1948)
    The peak of the "resting" heat production during lactation in Jersey cattle, and also in rats, is, per unit surface area, nearly twice as great ·as during the non-lactation period at the time of breeding for the first ...
  • Growth and development with special reference to domestic animals LXI. Growth and metabolism of beef cattle. 

    Brody, S.; Comfort, J. E.; Kibler, H. H.; Worstell, D. M. (1947)
    Data are presented on growth, oxygen consumption, and ventilation rate in Hereford cattle (females and steers). These beef cattle data are compared with dairy cattle data.
  • Asparagus culture in Missouri 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1898)
    Bulletin No. 43 of the Missouri Experiment Station, by Prof. J. C. Whiten, Horticulturist, describes in detail the best methods of growing asparagus, which, briefly summarized, are as follows ..."
  • Asparagus growing 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1898)
    The Missouri Experiment Station has been experimenting for the past two years with asparagus growing, and has successfully grown asparagus in the open field in mid-winter by running steam into shallow tunnels between the ...
  • Sugar beets 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1898)
    "Last spring the Experiment Station sent Sugar Beet seed to one or more representatives in every county in the State, together with directions for growing and harvesting the crop. Samples from all the crops that succeeded ...
  • Board-tired wagons 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1898)
    "The Missouri Experiment Station has made a large number of experiments during the past two years with the draft of broad and narrow-tired wagons. These tests have been made with the ordinary narrow-tired wheels and with ...
  • Texas fever 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1897)
    "Elaborate experiments on Texas fever have been conducted Columbia during the past year by the Missouri Experiment Station and the State Board of Agriculture, co-operating with the Texas Experiment Station. Bulletin No. ...
  • Sugar beets 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1897)
    "Great interest is now being manifested in the culture of the Sugar Beet in Missouri, and in order to answer more definitely the numerous inquiries received from farmers, boards of trade and capitalists as to whether the ...
  • Insects injuring apples 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1897)
    "Bulletin No. 36 of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, Columbia , by Prof. J. M. Stedman, reports the results of elaborate experiments with means of preventing two insects very injurious to apple trees, and ...
  • An important discovery to apple growers 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1897)
    Summary of Bulletin number 35. "The Wooly-Aphis or Apple-Root Plant-Louse is believed to be doing more damage to the apple orchards of South Missouri than all other insect pests and diseases combined. ... The Missouri ...
  • Clover and cowpeas 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1897)
    Summary of Bulletin no. 34. "In Bulletin No. 34 of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station a full discussion of the value of clover and cowpeas is given, and practical suggestions are made as to the best methods of ...
  • Farm manures 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1897)
    "Bulletin No. 34 of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, by Director H. J. Waters, deals with the subject of soil fertility, and the production, preservation and use of farm manures, of which the following is a ...
  • Experiments in corn growing 

    University of Missouri. Agricultural Experiment Station. (Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station, 1896)
    "Bulletin 32 of the Missouri Experiment Station, by Director H. J. Waters and Mr. Connor, reports the results of three years' experiments in corn growing, of which the following is a brief summary. The land used for the ...

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