Peter Scharf discusses the status of Missouri's topsoil, changes in erosion pressures and how Missouri farmers can sustain the resource for generations.
Taking the long view for sustaining Missouri's soils
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 [...]
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.
Leslie Touzeau leads new vegetable research project
An agricultural research center isn’t the most likely place for a psychology major, but for Leslie Touzeau, it’s a perfect fit.
CAFNR class gathers angler tales
This spring Mark Morgan is teaching a course at Mizzou that will culminate in the publication of a book of fishing stories told by Missouri anglers.
Innovative program puts fun in learning about health care
The Show-Me-in-a-Box initiative is a just-started project by the University of Missouri to acquaint Missouri K-12 students with medical science concepts and career opportunities through a fun curriculum.