A four-year study by University of Missouri Extension seeks to find how cover crops can best benefit soils after flooding and prevented planting. MU Extension agronomist Wayne Flanary shared initial results at a recent crop advisers meeting in St. Joseph. The study looks at the impact of cover crops in the recovery of flooded soils. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service…
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MU research to help improve conditions in the Dead Zone
Over the next nine years the Center for Agroforestry at the School of Natural Resources will be analyzing runoff water from a dozen farms in Missouri.
In the Trenches
Students explore Missouri to unpack complex agricultural and environmental issues
Be prepared to get your boots muddy. That just might be the most important piece of advice aspiring journalists receive and it’s a literal and metaphorical creed that Bill Allen, assistant professor of science journalism in the College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources’ (CAFNR) Science and Agricultural Journalism Program, tells each student who boards the bus for a three-day,…
After the Flood, an Opportunity
Trials underway to find out if inoculated soybeans are worth extra cost
One year after the Missouri River flooded Northwest Missouri, researchers at the Graves-Chapple Research Center are turning post-flood conditions into an opportunity to examine growing conditions.