Bradford Research Center offers two workshops to help producers manage pests, control weeds, boost yields, improve soil health and apply the latest research-backed solutions to challenges farmers face in their fields.
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Bob Chapple has served Northwest Missouri for five decades in agricultural outreach and education.
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.
Analyzing massive amounts of data, a multi-disciplinary team of University of Missouri researchers used a groundbreaking computer algorithm to find identical DNA sequences in different plant and animal species.
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.
The National Center for Soybean Biotechnology (NCSB) at the University of Missouri has begun a project to sequence the DNA of 1,008 commercially important soybean varieties. The effort is designed to provide a multifold increase in genetic data to breeders to create improved soybeans that are more productive, more disease tolerant and have improved nutritional quality.
Two CAFNR staff members have recently earned the designation of Certified Research Administrator from the Research Administrators Certification Council.
A food company will use CAFNR research to launch a new food product that not only tastes like chicken, but chews like it, too.
Missourians use autumn as an excuse to revel in wine-filled times with good friends. While they celebrate, University of Missouri researchers work to improve vineyards and the fruits of their labor.
Teng Teeh Lim recently received a $50,000 Mizzou Advantage grant to develop a computer model that allows large producers to use the size and other simple information about their swine or dairy farm to give them a better idea of the amount of emissions and what they can do to address odor or emission issues.