Recent weeks of scorching summer heat have triggered endless talk about how hot it is. But what’s causing the 100 degree-plus temperatures and why are they lasting so long? It’s a massive heat dome that has grown over the central third of the nation, said Tony Lupo, chair of the Department of Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Science at the […]
It's not the heat, it's the heat dome
CAFNR and industry to announce high-quality cattle strategy
The University of Missouri and a consortium of beef-related companies on Aug. 30 will announce a strategy for the industry to adapt to and profit from these new consumer preferences. This project will describe how cow-calf producers, stockers, feed yards and processors can work together to produce high-demand products.
Buck's Ice Cream is coming to a campus near you
For decades, Mizzou students had to trek to East Campus to enjoy a Buck’s Ice Cream Place treat. Now, the confections are coming to main campus on a pair of motorized three-wheeler ice cream trucks.
Chinese chestnuts are a budding opportunity for Missouri landowners
Chinese chestnuts show potential as a Missouri orchard crop.
Bradford Research Center offers two workshops to help producers manage pests, control weeds, boost yields, improve soil health and apply the latest research-backed solutions to challenges farmers face in their fields.
Trials underway to find out if inoculated soybeans are worth extra cost
One year after the Missouri River flooded Northwest Missouri, researchers at the Graves-Chapple Research Center are turning post-flood conditions into an opportunity to examine growing conditions.