The Charles Hutson Horticulture Greenhouse gives students experience by being involved from planting to sales. The complex also features an 1,800-square-foot head house or work facility, which is used as a preparation area for mixing soil and sterilizing pots. The head house also serves as a retail operation and provides much-needed storage space. The greenhouse complex proper is a three bay greenhouse with one bay dedicated to research.
A semi-confinement finish facility for demonstrating and research on value adding to beef cattle. Research is done cooperatively between the Agriculture Department at Southeast Missouri State and Missouri University Extension Center.
The David M. Barton Agriculture Research Center at Southeast Missouri State University is a teaching asset designed for undergraduate research and education. Undergraduate students participate in all aspects of the beef herd management as well as row crop agriculture. There are also alternative agriculture such as melons and squash production and research in biofuels.
The Missouri Rice Research Farm has 110 acres of fine textured soil eminently suitable for rice production. The farm is partitioned in paddocks that may be further partitioned for individual experiments requiring different watering regimes. The farm has a computer monitored weather station providing continuous measurements of solar radiation, atmospheric and soil temperatures, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, and rainfall. Centrally placed wells provide water to the individual paddocks.
The Southeast Missouri State University Charles Nemanick Alternative Agriculture gives Southeast students hands on experiences with both fruit and vegetable production as well as turf plots landscaping and composting.