Trent Haggard


A Unique Opportunity

Rich soil at Fisher Delta Research Center allows for cotton crop

This story also appears in our University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Agricultural Research Center Magazine. Stop by your local Research Center to pick up a copy! The rich delta soil in the Bootheel region of Missouri provides ample opportunity to grow a variety of crops – some of which may surprise individuals who live in the Show-Me State. The…

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An Insightful Day

The Fisher Delta Research Center will offer numerous interesting and insightful presentations during its Field Day on Friday, Sept. 2. Registration begins at 6 a.m., with a breakfast and program following at 7 a.m. Tours begin at 9 a.m. The event is free and open to the public. Along with the free breakfast, a free lunch will be served at noon. “This is always an exciting time where we…

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Pesticide Collection a Success

The Fisher Delta Research Center and Missouri Department of Natural Resources teamed together for a highly effective pesticide collection event last year in Portageville, Mo. Nearly 29,700 pounds of chemicals were collected during last year’s event, which was the most in MDNR’s Pesticide Collection Program’s history. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources collected nearly…

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Delta Agriculture on the Move

Staying current with the rapid movement of agriculture can be a chore. The 54th annual Fisher Delta Research Center Field Day, set for Wednesday, Sept. 2, will look to help farmers wade through those changes with discussions on several agricultural topics. Rice, cotton, corn and soybeans will also be discussed during the Field Day. Tours run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. “We have a…

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A Record-Breaking Day

A joint effort between the University of Missouri Fisher Delta Research Center and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources led to a record-breaking event in late May. Nearly 29,700 pounds of chemicals were collected during MDNR’s first Pesticide Collection Program of the year. “The department was excited about the opportunity to work with the Fisher Delta Center knowing they have a…

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