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Diving Deep Into Research

CAFNR Agricultural Research Centers showcase various research during Field Days

The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Agricultural Research Centers are spread throughout the state and conduct research on everything from corn to shrimp. The Research Centers represent the uniqueness of agriculture in Missouri. With fertile soil, the Fisher Delta Research Center, located in the Bootheel region, studies rice and cotton. In the northwest part of…

A Challenge Awaits

Tim Reinbott named Director of Field Operations for MOAES

Tim Reinbott has always loved a challenge. His newest one begins in January. Reinbott, the superintendent at the Bradford Research Center in Columbia, Mo., will move into a new role at the beginning of the New Year. He will replace John Poehlmann as the Director of Field Operations for the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources…

As Heard on Insight: Protecting the Monarch

Thirteen MU Agricultural Research Centers will plant monarch waystations across Missouri

Did you miss the first airing of the sixth installment of our new Insight series? LISTEN NOW to the program or to the extended version of the interview. The monarch butterfly population has seen a steady decline during the past two decades. There are many factors beyond our control, including climate, which negatively impact the monarch population. One way to help, though,…

Endless Possibilities

New director, vision at Jefferson Farm and Garden

Amy Dooley has been at her new job for less than 30 days but she already sees the infinite possibilities. Dooley was named the program director at Jefferson Farm and Garden July 20. She brings abundant experience to the position. “It is a very exciting time for Jefferson Farm and Garden as we begin the development process,” Dooley said. “We…

An Eye on the Sky

State-of-the-art radar opens the door for research

Neil Fox, associate professor of atmospheric sciences, teaches a couple classes where students use and study weather radar. Those classes are about to get a whole lot more interesting. A new Doppler weather radar was installed in late June at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Jefferson Farm and Garden. The radar is owned and…