Slaytons gift university $2.65m to support beef research

University of Missouri beef genomics and nutrition research will result in economic improvements for beef producers.

Barry and Marge Slayton, residents of West Plains, Mo., have given the University of Missouri an estate gift of $2.65 million to support research into beef genomics and nutrition in the university's College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (CAFNR).

This gift will support future research into improving the nutritional health of cattle and the reproduction practices of beef farmers, which will res

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