Thompson Research Center

The mission of the Thompson Research Center is to develop, evaluate and disseminate beef herd management technical information using multidisciplinary approaches. Research is focused on reproductive performance, heifer development, supplementation strategies and animal health factors. Additionally, synchronized breeding for uniform calf crops is being studied, as are techniques for the selection and development of desirable traits through breeding of beef cattle.

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Playing a Vital Role

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…

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A Perfect Herd

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…

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Promoting Environmental Stewardship

The Missouri Department of Agriculture has always put a strong focus on commending farmers, producers, ranchers and landowners who are good stewards of the resources in their care. The Missouri…

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Making Good Management Decisions

Nearly five years ago, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) revised its CAFO regulatory rules for catastrophic and chronic weather events. CAFOs, concentrated animal feeding…

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