Learning while doing: You’ll do that here.

We know our students learn a great deal from our faculty experts in the classroom. We also know, they learn even more with those same experts when they get the opportunity to put theory into practice. It’s why we invest in learning spaces, so you have the opportunity to try, to apply, to see that classroom knowledge come to life in reality.  

Charles Hutson Greenhouse

The Charles Hutson Greenhouse is the largest student-run production greenhouse in the country. This on-campus facility teaches student entrepreneurship through plant production, retail sales, and experiential learning with hands-on classes. The greenhouse is used to grow poinsettias, chrysanthemums, and all-American bedding plant trials and testing. 

The greenhouse, located at 1039 Bertling Street. It is open to the public all year. Call (573) 651-2316 for more information. 


David M. Barton Agricultural Research Center

he David M. Barton Agricultural Research Center, located in Gordonville, Mo., is a beef teaching and research unit for production and reproductive research and experiential class learning. The Crop Science Unit has underground drainage irrigation, bioreactors, and a retention basin. These are a joint project with the Missouri Department of Agriculture 

The David M. Barton Agriculture Research Center at Southeast Missouri State University.

Facilities & Auxiliary Units

  • Charles Nemanick Alternative Ag Garden

    The Charles Nemanick Alternative Agriculture Garden is student designed and operated with fruit, vegetable, garden, and turfgrass plots. It contains a nationally-recognized butterfly/pollinator garden, campus composting, native plants and walking trails. 
  • Horticulture Incubator Lab at Kennett

    The Horticulture Incubator Lab focuses on crop anatomy and physiology, irrigation techniques, soil fertility, and weed science. 
  •  Rice Research Farm at Malden

    The Rice Research Farm in Malden is jointly operated with the Missouri Rice Council and is for agriculture technology and rice research. 
  •  Sikeston Irrigation Field

    The privately funded Sikeston Irrigation Field has a pivot irrigation system with a 200-foot radius. This facility gives students hands on experience in agriculture. 
Contact Us
Rhodes Hall 102
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 6100
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701