A team of food scientists at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources has been awarded a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to help MU students learn how to better detect and deal with contamination issues in the global food chain. The grant will also build a partnership with a leading Chinese university to disseminate food safety knowledge and analytical techniques to Chinese faculty, students and the country's food industry to help alleviate problems at their source.
Students in Horse Farm Volunteer Program learn from animals
A rapt crowd watched as the pickup truck from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine pulled into the South Farm paddock. Bree, a four-week-old palomino born prematurely, was getting an examination. Veterinarians and vet students planned to use a portable radiograph machine to evaluate her growth progress.
The MU Independent Aggies support Missouri kids hoping for a career in ag
To support Missouri youth involved in agriculture, the Independent Aggies, a student group at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, purchased Missouri's 2009 champion hog for $19,000.
A study shows the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station beats other states and outpaces the stock market in ROI
An almost 40 percent return on investment today would make a stock broker’s heart swoon. The Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station has been delivering those kinds of returns to the state for more than four decades, a new study has found.