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Preparing For Planting

Winter months provide opportunity to clean, repair and mend equipment

With the harvest season wrapped up and colder weather settling in, the time is perfect to revisit the farming equipment that was so vital during the past year. The winter months provide an ideal opportunity to not only clean, repair and mend equipment, it gives landowners a chance to prepare for the upcoming planting season. “Right now, it’s important to…

An Outstanding Senior

Renee Adler named CAFNR Outstanding Senior for December 2016

Renee Adler has been named the CAFNR Outstanding Senior for December 2016. Adler received a bachelor of science degree in agricultural systems management, with minors in plant sciences and soil sciences Friday, Dec. 16. Adler studied abroad in Germany in spring 2016, and has worked as a farmhand at Greenley Research Center, performing farm tasks in a research setting, and…

Going Deeper Into Precision Agriculture

MU Agricultural Systems Management program offering new Precision Agriculture Certificate

  For more information about the MU Precision Agriculture Certificate (undergraduate or graduate), email our office at MU FSB ASM Info or call us at 573-882-6454. The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Agricultural Systems Management program has put forth a strong effort to talk with industry leaders to see what they expect Mizzou graduates to…

Honoring ‘Mama Sandy’

ASM students and faculty start endowed scholarship to remember cherished longtime maternal figure

The preceding quote is a favorite saying of the mother of Sandy Zaring, one she heard often while growing up in Centralia, Missouri. It’s one of the first things that comes to the mind of Sandy’s youngest sister, Yvetta Hamilton, when she reflects on her sister who worked as an administrative assistant in the Agricultural Systems Management department for 24…

Spring Tune Up

ASM Club Lawn Mower Clinic fundraises for club expenses, scholarship

With spring showers comes April flowers and a lively lawn, thus reminding the Columbia community to bring its lawn mowers out of their winter hibernation. Collecting money for a good cause, the Agricultural Systems Management Club will tune up lawn mowers at its annual Lawn Mower Clinic. For the last 35 years, the Lawn Mower Clinic has provided Columbia and…

Ag Skills Update

Precision Ag Certificate keeps students and farmers current

A program to train agriculture students and update professionals in precision agriculture will be expanded.

Torq’N Tigers Take’N Awards

MU's quarter scale tractor attracts second place prize in international competition

The rev of a Briggs and Stratton, the sweet smell of diesel, and the sparkle of freshly engineered farming equipment—with one club at Mizzou, they can have it all. And a second place title from this year’s international competition. The Torq’N Tigers, University of Missouri’s quarter scale tractor engineering team, travelled to Peoria, Ill., during the last weekend in May…

Down on the Farm Shrimp

MU developing profitable new income stream for farmers

Will seafood become a major cash crop in the Show-Me state?

Pulling for Glory

Quarter-scale tractor team places in competition

The CAFNR Torq ’N Tigers Tractor Team placed in the top half at the recent International 1/4 Scale Tractor Student Design Competition in Peoria.

South Farm Showcase

Research farm open house set for Sept. 22

One of the University of Missouri’s most important research centers, South Farm, will host a day of science and discovery for the entire family. A tornado tracking truck, cockroach races, tethered hot air balloon rides and prize pepper tasting are just a few of the myriad interactive attractions at the event.The sixth annual South Farm Showcase will take place from…