In June, 20 Mizzou College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources graduate food science students will travel to one of China’s largest science universities to experience this wildly expanding market first hand. The visit is designed to prepare them for careers in a global food market where China is a major consumer and producer.
CAFNR students explore the expanding Chinese food industry
Improved breeding could meet demand for high-quality beef
With better genetics, Missouri beef producers can help supply the growing demand for high-quality beef, said a University of Missouri Extension beef specialist.
But farm exports could stumble in 2012
Against a backdrop of economic uncertainty, American agriculture last year stood as a shining example of growth.
A bit of Boss Tom's history lives in the Ag Building
With its drab façade, Mizzou’s Agriculture Building is easy to pass by. However, unknown to most, the building has an indirect connection to an unsavory part of Kansas City history. It was designed by a frequent architect of one of the most notorious political bosses of the 1930s.
MU-trained meteorologists issued the most critical warnings of 2011
On April 27, 2011, a massive tornado outbreak, considered the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Katrina, saw more than 100 tornadoes rip destruction from Louisiana through Pennsylvania, killing 346 people. Less than a month later, on May 22, what is considered the seventh worst tornado in American history, and the 27th most violent twister in [...]