“Everything is so green,” Louiza Chekmam quietly murmured in amazement as the van she was riding in pulled into Peach Tree Farms. “Back home, our summers are dry and everything turns yellow and brown. This is just beautiful.” The visit to the family-operated farm outside of Boonville was one of many stops Louiza, Souad Mammou […]
Algerian women visit MU through Cochran Fellowship
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 […]
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.
CAFNR web professional uses opportunities at MU to grow
Genevieve Howard, senior multimedia specialist in the Office of CAFNR Communications, was one of 30 University of Missouri employees selected to participate in the Chancellor's Emerging Leaders Program (CELP). The program is designed to enhance the skills of those who seek to become leaders at Mizzou.
'Big O' Samuelson urges on MU students at first Litton Lecture
You can’t dream big enough, legendary agribusiness broadcaster Orion Samuelson told Mizzou students at the inaugural Jerry Litton Lecture at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.
MU researcher investigates wireless sensors for cotton irrigation
In agriculture, timing is critical. Often, it rests in the hands of Mother Nature, whether it’s rain that falls shortly after sowing seeds, or a chance dry period just before harvest. Joe Henggeler, irrigation scientist at Fisher Delta Research Center, is investigating wireless technology to inform farmers of the optimum time to irrigate their cotton […]