Lee Greenley Jr. Memorial Research Farm

Corn field with sunlight


Novelty (700 acres)

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The Greenley Research Farm was established when Hortense Greenley donated the farm to the University. The major objective is to evaluate efficient, profitable crop production in northern Missouri while emphasizing soil conservation, water quality and energy efficiency.


64399 Greenley Place
Novelty, MO 63460

  • Take highway 63 north to LaPlata and turn east onto Highway 156 (sign at that area says “UMC Greenley Center”).
  • Go east for 17 miles on Hwy. 156.
  • The farm will be on the left.

Mailing address:
PO Box 126
Novelty, MO 63460


For general questions, contact Donnie Hubble, deh476@missouri.edu, 660-739-4410


Research Highlights

  • Evaluate new technology and crop management systems.
  • Home of the MU Drainage and Sub-Irrigation (MUDS) research.
  • Research on cattle and rotational grazing.

Extension & Education