Each year Bradford Research Center hosts taste-testing events, such as the popular Tomato Festival, to gather data on what people like to eat. They test dozens of varieties of tomatoes, peppers, sweet corn and melons and then share the results with farmers. This year's results from several events are now posted.
Results from MU taste tests help growers pick out crop varieties
CAFNR student entrepreneur recognized by National FFA
Dustin Stanton, an agribusiness major, was named the 2014 American Star in Agribusiness by the National FFA.
An animal science researcher investigates the canine occult
In the early 1930s, a media sensation was centered in little Marshall, Mo.
A photo gallery of CAFNR happenings
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Ag Research Center superintendents visit universities in Mississippi for annual meeting
Each year superintendents at CAFNR's Agricultural Research Center meet to discuss annual business, plan for upcoming Field Days and work on planning collaborative projects. This year, the group visited research centers operated by University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State University.
Wurdack gets authorization from FAA for drone research
With being granted a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the Federal Aviation Administration, the Wurdack Research Center has become one of a few locations in the country approved to fly UAS for research.