Randall Miles, associate professor of soil science at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, is part of an international consortium of scientists assessing and predicting these effects before biomass planting and harvesting is initiated. Unfortunately, they don't have decades to set up experiments and gather data.
Predicting the effects of biofuel production by mining 120 years of agriculture research
First woman in the association's 50-year history
Judith Stallmann, professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Missouri, was named a Fellow by the Southern Regional Science Association. Stallmann is one of only 20 Fellows named in the association's 50-year history, and the first woman to receive the honor. When she received the award, Stallmann made a presentation at the [...]
Researchers tackle a growing problem to enhance the wine industry
Indulging in a glass of wine seldom conjures images of weeds. For the growing number of Midwestern grape growers cultivating their vineyards, such images come frequently to mind.
Analyzing a rain shower that may have helped keep Missouri in the Union
A meteorology student at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources wants to plug this gap in the historical record. With guidance from the MU head of atmospheric science, he has become a weather detective, pulling together odd bits of meteorological flotsam from all over the world to compile a Missouri weather forecast almost 150 years backward in time.
Display to recognize Charles Gehrke, MU professor and NASA investigator
In 1969, Charles Gehrke was asked to sign a document that was unprecedented in human history – a waiver absolving the U.S. government from lawsuit should Gehrke contract an extraterrestrial disease by examining moon rocks brought back from Apollo 11. The University of Missouri Biochemistry professor signed the form immediately, then dug into the task [...]