Cattle producers who buy hay from some parts of the southern U.S. might get stung — not just once but many times — by red imported fire ants.
Infested hay bales bring risk of biting and stinging pest
NIFA grant could boost reproductive rates for cattle ranchers
CAFNR professors will look for for mutations in the genetic code that lead to early embryonic loss in cattle. Scientists also could use this basic sequence information to address feed efficiency, disease resistance and growth.
MU researcher and partners will share techniques to improve digestibility of corn stover and other feed alternatives
With 2012 bringing one of the warmest and driest April through July stretch in 118 years, pastures, crops and even established trees are suffering from the drought. In response to the reduction in forages, some cow-calf operators across Missouri are considering significantly reducing or liquidating their herds. For those livestock farmers struggling to find feed [...]
Buck's Ice Cream named Official Ice Cream of the Missouri Tigers
Tasty news from the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources! The College’s Buck’s Ice Cream, produced on the University of Missouri campus, is now the official ice cream of the Missouri Tigers. It will be sold at MU sporting events, starting with the MU vs. Southeastern Louisiana football game, Saturday, Sept. 1. Buck’s is [...]
Research farm open house set for Sept. 22
One of the University of Missouri’s most important research centers, South Farm, will host a day of science and discovery for the entire family. A tornado tracking truck, cockroach races, tethered hot air balloon rides and prize pepper tasting are just a few of the myriad interactive attractions at the event.The sixth annual South Farm [...]
Weed Science Team wins first at NCWSS
The University of Missouri graduate student Weed Science team won first place at the annual North Central Weed Science Society (NCWSS) Contest. The team was comprised of graduate plant science students Tye Shauck, Kristin Rosenbaum, Eric Riley and Doug Spaunhorst. Shauck won several individual awards including: overall 1st place graduate individual, 1st place graduate individual [...]