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Fuel For Thought

CAFNR researcher co-edits book on biomass, biofuels to help centralize knowledge on growing topic

Having edited or co-edited seven books previously, Shibu Jose is no stranger to the process of gathering information from a variety of fellow researchers in the field of agroforestry. His most recent collaborative effort, though, provided a different experience than the rest. For one, the book, “Biomass and Biofuels: Advanced Biorefineries for Sustainable Production and Distribution,” provides a comprehensive academic…

Retaining ‘Natural Capital’

Researcher gains new insight on Missouri's forests through looking at data from the 1800s

When she first thought about her career, Brice Hanberry imagined herself working in one of the fields of biological sciences. Perhaps she would follow the footsteps of her mother and teach at a private boarding school. “It’s taken me a while to get this point, so I’d like to say that my life is more accidental than purposeful,” Hanberry says…

Field Challenges

Greenley Research Center Field Day Set for August 7

Whether they grow row crops, biomass or raise cattle, producers can improve their operations by connecting with experts and learning about the latest applied research at Greenley Memorial Research Center’s annual Field Day.

Horticulture and Agroforestry Field Day Set for June 30

The Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center (HARC), famous for its Chestnut Festival, will host a Field Day on Saturday, June 30. Two tours will cover more than a dozen topics from raising truffles, nuts and fruits to establishing alley cropping systems and growing biomass in a flood plain.

Return to the Forest

Dusty Walter named superintendent at the Hugo Wurdack Research Center and director of natural resources management for CAFNR's out-state research center network

Dusty Walter tapped as the natural resources manager for CAFNR’s research center network and superintendent of the Hugo Wurdack Research Center. The Columbia, Mo. native brings creative approaches to integrating agriculture and forestry.