The mouth of a termite might be small, but an infestation can take a big bite out of a home if left undetected. “They feed one bite at a time, but because there can be hundreds of thousands or millions in a colony, that damage can build up over months or years,” said Richard Houseman, [...]
Checking for termites can prevent big issues in the future
Mary Grigsby writes book on rural subculture
Mary Grigsby, associate professor and department chair of Rural Sociology, has written a new book, “Noodlers in Missouri: Fishing for Identity in a Rural Subculture.” The book captures the folk tradition of hand-fishing for catfish, also known as noodling, in Missouri and examines its appeal to the community. Hand-fishing for spawning catfish has been passed [...]
The drought is rippling through economic sectors, communities and ecosystems, leaving a variety of impacts in its wake
Joe Henggeler Extension Associate Professor, Food Systems & Bioengineering College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Phone: 573-379-5431 E-mail: HenggelerJ@missouri.edu Research: Basic research on crop water use, including variations stemming from drilling vs. row-planting, maturity lengths, irrigation, and physiological impact from drought and water-logging stress. Allen Thompson Associate Professor, Biological Engineering College of Agriculture, [...]
Can rivers help America grow, transport and manufacture biofuel?
Are the Missouri and Mississippi rivers and their floodplains the key to America replacing a portion of imported oil with domestic biofuel by 2022? A consortium of more than 40 academic institutions and agricultural and energy companies says yes. Shibu Jose, director of the Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri – the lead [...]
CAFNR's Bed and Breakfast awarded the Certificate of Excellence
TripAdvisor has awarded The Gathering Place Bed & Breakfast with the Certificate of Excellence: A Testimonial to Your High Standards. The online service offers travel and hotel reviews based on traveler feedback. The Gathering Place received 48 visitor reviews – 47 rated the B&B excellent and one rated it as very good. The latest review [...]
Greenley Research Center Field Day Set for August 7
Whether they grow row crops, biomass or raise cattle, producers can improve their operations by connecting with experts and learning about the latest applied research at Greenley Memorial Research Center's annual Field Day.