A quarter-acre plot on an urban medical campus is all that remains of the MU Horticulture Farm.
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There was no shortage of counties wanting the new Missouri College of Agriculture.
The first aerial photos of Mizzou were taken by Warren Fowler, a civil engineering student.
MU’s Farmers’ Week succeeded wildly, becoming one of the largest agriculture events in the nation. Almost 10,000 people would visit Mizzou to hear agriculture faculty describe their latest research findings.
From 1960 to 1984 Mizzou operated 10 corporate aircraft
From her beginning in 1952 to her passing in 1988, she was more than the pen and ink drawings of the other girls, for she inspired calendars, airplane pin-ups, beauty contests and halftime events on the MU campus.
The 1819 Hickman House is a look at early 19th century pioneer living in Missouri.
In 1872 the MU College of Agriculture conducted a national contest to determine the best plows for various soil, crops and climate conditions.
James Cash Penney was a famous mercantilist; he also was passionate about agricultural research. To that end, in 1952 he donated one of the world’s most respected dairy herds to establish CAFNR’s Foremost Dairy Research Center, west of Columbia.
In what was probably the first scientific partnership between two land grant universities, researchers from the new agriculture colleges in Missouri and Texas pooled their efforts to identify the cause of the Texas Fever epidemic and create a method of controlling it.