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Measuring the Impact of Fundamental Change

New institute launching in April to provide insight on the influence of converging digital agricultural innovations

The agricultural production revolution is here. Biotechnology, robotics and automation; big data and precision agriculture; genetic-based chemistry and other digital innovations are changing the ways and rules of the agriculture industry. Never before have farmers and food producers had more access to more data points that can provide newfound insight on how to grow and produce crops with greater efficacy.…

Reaching the Summit

CAFNR grad, former MU wrestler wins UFC welterweight title

While on his phone in early August in Los Angeles, Tyron Woodley was still basking in the glow of his recent accomplishment — just as much as the Southern California sunshine. “It definitely has not worn off,” Woodley says. “I’m still in a state of shock.” That shock came as the result of winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship welterweight title against “Ruthless”…