Over the next nine years the Center for Agroforestry at the School of Natural Resources will be analyzing runoff water from a dozen farms in Missouri.
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MU research to help improve conditions in the Dead Zone
Pacific Ocean temperatures influence tornado activity in U.S.
A SNR researcher has found that the temperature of the Pacific Ocean could help scientists predict the type and location of tornado activity in the United States.
Pacific ocean temperatures may bring a typical Midwestern winter
A weak La Niña will steer storms away from the Midwest this fall.
Pacific temperatures help direct U.S. tornado tracks and frequency
The temperature of the Pacific Ocean influences the number and location of tornadoes in America.
Integrated cover crops study wins Conservation Innovation Grant
Collectively known as cover crops or green manure, they've been used for years to increase soil productivity.
There'll be at least two more years of drought -- six feet down
Even if the Midwest gets normal rain and snow, it will take almost two years for soil moisture deep in the earth to recharge and sustain normal crop growth, said a soil scientist.