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Approved for Take Off

Wurdack gets authorization from FAA for drone research

With being granted a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the Federal Aviation Administration, the Wurdack Research Center has become one of a few locations in the country approved to fly UAS for research.

Bringing Together a Community

Tiger Farm-to-Table Dinner showcases locally grown foods and area farmers

On May 3, the Tiger Farm-to-Table Dinner will be held on the MU campus at 4 p.m. outside Eckles Hall. A four-course meal will be prepared with local foods by local chefs and a chance for guests to learn and talk about sustainable agriculture and food production.

International Collaborations

Algerian women visit MU through Cochran Fellowship

“Everything is so green,” Louiza Chekmam quietly murmured in amazement as the van she was riding in pulled into Peach Tree Farms. “Back home, our summers are dry and everything turns yellow and brown. This is just beautiful.” The visit to the family-operated farm outside of Boonville was one of many stops Louiza, Souad Mammou and Sihem Khiri toured during…