CAFNR hosts events across the state to ensure farmers are informed with the latest science-based information for their unique soil and climatic conditions.
Events connect farmers to the latest agricultural science
From Field Days to day-to-day operations, John Poehlmann helps keep CAFNR's 14,000 acres of research running smoothly
There's no typical day for John Poehlmann, assistant director of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station
Taking the long view for sustaining Missouri's soils
Peter Scharf discusses the status of Missouri's topsoil, changes in erosion pressures and how Missouri farmers can sustain the resource for generations.
We cook omelets, stir-fry vegetables and boil pasta within minutes with the turn of a switch. For much of the world, cooking food is not so simple, and involves first gathering fuel to make fire — and often that fuel source is wood. It’s a problem when that wood is far from home, and when […]
CAFNR panel discusses strategies to meet global challenges
Two billion. That’s the projected global population growth by 2050. It’s the equivalent of adding more than six times the current U.S. population to the planet. Feeding 9 billon people while conserving natural resources, improving global health and fostering greater equality were a few of the many challenges discussed at the recent Board for International […]
Andrew Scaboo works to bring healthy, high yielding soybean varieties to Missouri fields.
In a non-descript building in central Missouri, Andrew Scaboo works to turn humble seeds into the next big beans. Glycine max, or soybeans, is Missouri’s most important crop, generating nearly $2 billion in annual revenue.