Erin McMurry, research assistant in the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources' Tree Ring Laboratory, and colleagues base their conclusion on tree ring records from fire-damaged trees around North America. In the International Journal of Wildland Fire, the researchers report that 1780 was a big year for forest fires in eastern North America, due in part to drought around the Great Lakes.
Mystery of Infamous 'New England Dark Day' Solved by Tree Rings
Paul Vaughn Scholars Endowment The memorial service was held on Thursday, June 26, at Olivet Christian Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Paul Vaughn Scholars Endowment. You can make your memorial contribution online; designate the Paul Vaughn Scholars Endowment. If you would prefer to mail your contribution, please [...]
The listing is also good news for Missouri growers, many of whom have been coping with an unusually cool and wet spring that has delayed production of field tomatoes. "It's very important that these growers are not interrupted with this recall by having any questions about the safety of their tomatoes," Quinn said.
The bed and breakfast will provide an educational Capstone experience for an elite group of students studying hotel and restaurant management—giving them a firsthand look at managing a hotel, serving customer needs and creating an upscale ambiance.
Learning better beef management
A delegation of beef industry officials from Namibia are visiting the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources the week of June 16 to learn more about collective entrepreneurship among beef producers in the U.S.
A New CAFNR Center Will Help
In this case, the backup is a new, but as yet unnamed, CAFNR program designed to be a clearinghouse for teaching improvement and professional development.