Growers Field Day
Agricultural Demonstration Field Day Hosted at University Farm

The Department of Agriculture hosted the Growers Field Day. Our students assisted by aiding in demonstrations as well as acting as tour guides.

Student with tractor
First Year Experience Students Visit University Farm

Students of Agriculture in the Economy, a University Studies course, had the opportunity to take a hayride through the University Farm.

Students working in greenhouse
Horticulture Students Finish Bedding Plant Sale

In the greenhouse mums are being propagated in preparation for the annual mum sale. Students learn how to propogate plants from leaf nodes and how to take care of these young plants as they grow and mature.

Photo of Equine Science students with horse
Equine Science Students Study Conformation

Students of Horse Science study conformation of horses. While on the farm they learn horseback riding, nutrition, breeding techniques and basic genetics.

Dr. Julie Weathers
Animal Science Students Meet Dr. Julie Weathers

The start of the 2010 fall semester saw our animal science students meeting Dr. Julie Weathers. Dr. Weathers has joined the staff at the Agriculture Department to teach animal science.


Rhodes Hall 102
Department of Agriculture
One University Plaza, MS 6100
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701