Missouri’s black walnut trees could be in trouble if thousand cankers disease (TCD) moves in from bordering Tennessee.
Thousand cankers disease threatens Missouri walnut trees
Four hundred sixty-two CAFNR and SNR students received diplomas May 18
The commencement for the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources was held May 18 in the Hearnes Center. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt was the commencement speaker for the event. The commencement speaker for the MU School of Natural Resources was Roger Still, former Missouri state director of The Nature Conservancy and former Vice President of National Audubon Society. SNR’s ceremony also was held May 18, in Jesse Auditorium.
CAFNR student competes for spot on National Wheelchair Basketball Association Team
Carter Arey, parks, recreation and tourism student at MU, was chosen to compete for a spot on the National Wheelchair Basketball Association Team. He will be traveling to Colorado Springs, Co., May 28-June 2, to try out with 27 other athletes. Eighteen athletes will be chosen to play on the team.
Taking the long view for sustaining Missouri's soils
Peter Scharf discusses the status of Missouri's topsoil, changes in erosion pressures and how Missouri farmers can sustain the resource for generations.
CAFNR climate scientist joins Russian counterparts on Moscow TV
When Russian television network NTB wanted to explain unusual weather around Moscow, they gathered a group of climate scientists as a panel to discuss the wild swings. The panel included Tony Lupo from Missouri.