The new CAFNR smart phone app features stories, highlights events, showcases CAFNR’s Agricultural Research Centers and provides users a way to easily connect to the college’s social media accounts.
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Although the University of Missouri is commonly known for instruction at the campus in Columbia, the MU outreach goes beyond the classroom — it stretches to every corner of Missouri.
Weather is all farmers think about during the spring planting season. From monitoring if and when it will rain to if it is even the right time to plant, a decision that is very critical and often must be made in a matter of a few hours. Horizon Point from the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural…
With 26 percent of the Missouri corn crop planted, farmers are right on target.
More than 170 people attended the 25th Annual Graves-Chapple Research Center Field Day on August 27 near Rock Port. Educational tours were given around the farm that included topics on establishing cover crops, future herbicide-resistant crop technologies and common pests for soybeans and corn. But the highlight for many, was a demonstration of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), piloted by…
Peter Scharf discusses the status of Missouri’s topsoil, changes in erosion pressures and how Missouri farmers can sustain the resource for generations.
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,…
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.
Bob Chapple has served Northwest Missouri for five decades in agricultural outreach and education.