In 1985 Jack Jones, now the Dunmire Professor of Water Quality in the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource's Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, wanted to add an international component to his emerging career. He noticed Nepal's developing aquaculture and thought his expertise could help. With a National Science Foundation grant, he traveled to the country between Tibet and China.
Lives of Nepal's subsistence fish farmers dramatically improved with help from an MU professor, some science and vertical cages
A new chip identifies important bovine genomic traits
With help from a new genetic device recently unveiled by a team of animal science researchers, animal breeders may soon be building betters cows that produce more and better beef and tastier profits.
There's good news and bad news regarding the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program. The good news is that the federal program may provide enrolled farmers a safety net against unexpected losses in revenue. The bad news is that farmers must commit to joining the program that requires complicated computations to see if ACRE is of real benefit.
A dedicated teacher and administrator at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources was honored on March 12 with the dedication of the Paul Vaughn Conference Room in Gentry Hall.