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An Icelandic Adventure

Mary Hendrickson awarded 2019-20 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant

Mary Hendrickson and her husband had been itching to do some traveling. Hendrickson had kicked around the idea of applying to become a Fulbright Scholar, or find something in the same vein. An opportunity of that nature would give her the chance to not only travel, but to teach and do research on another continent. Carol Lorenzen, a professor in…

Covering Unique Topics

Drought, sustainable agriculture highlight Hundley-Whaley twilight tour

Strong rainstorms didn’t dim Jennifer Miller’s first Hundley-Whaley Research Center twilight tour. Miller was named the Center’s superintendent in April. She brought in a variety of speakers for the annual twilight tour, which took place on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Topics ranged from drought to pollinators. “I know that the rain changed our schedule a little bit, but I want to…

Use Worms to Help with Organic Composting

Vermicomposting one of many topics featured at Organic Field Day

To help growers with the expanding organic movement, Bradford Research Center will be hosting its second annual Organic Field Day in Columbia on Aug. 1. Free educational talks and tours featuring a wide variety of topics geared toward the natural farmer will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Finding Middle Ground

Scholarship supports sustainable agriculture and honors a family's dedication to conservation

With more than 50 years of service to the University of Missouri, Fred Martz has influenced hundreds of farmers, students and fellow faculty members. Though he recently celebrated his retirement, his impact on education will sustain through the Fred and Donna Martz scholarship.

Growing Skills

CAFNR students learn to grow produce at Bradford Research Center

Broccoli, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce and kohlrabi are just a few of the crops grown by students at Bradford Research Center and delivered fresh to MU’s campus.

From Field to Table, Connecting Students to their Food

Sustainable agriculture major nationally recognized for leadership

Sustainable agriculture major Monica Everett was recognized nationally for her leadership on food policy at Mizzou. She’s created partnerships on and off campus to increase student awareness of where their food comes from, and worked to bring healthy, local food to campus and to area food pantries.