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Bradford Research and Extension Center

Upcoming Events:

Native Plant Sale: April 12, 2014
Once established, native plants require less water and fertilizers than non-natives. Join us to find all the native plants you need for your home garden, and support Missouri businesses. Free, and held rain or shine.

Soil Health Workshops
Researchers from the Bradford Research Center, The MU Soil Health Lab and the USDA are conducting eight beginning and eight advanced soil health workshops throughout Missouri over the winter and spring, 2014.

Outdoor classroom

An Outdoor Classroom
With more than 200 research projects, 25,000 plots and several thousand breeding projects, students have a cornucopia of educational opportunities from which to choose. More


A Research Laboratory Under the Sun
Students, faculty and extension personnel study everything from wastewater management, entomology and pest and weed control to alternative crops and the impact of hailstorms. More

Community Involvement

Community Involvement
There are as many ways to get involved at Bradford as there are plant varieties. The team at Bradford hosts numerous workshops and field days that are open to the public including corn mazes, the Tomato Festival, native plants and pumpkin giveaways. More