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.
Trials underway to find out if inoculated soybeans are worth extra cost
Childhood obesity linked to math performance
Childhood obesity has increased dramatically throughout the past 40 years and has been tied to many health problems. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found that children’s weight is associated with their math performance.
Atmospheric scientists analyze two warmest months on record
Two months in Midwest history – March 2012 and December 1889 – stand out as the warmest winter months in more than a century of weather records. A team of University of Missouri scientists determined why these months, separated by 123 years, were so exceptional.
After 43 years with MU Extension, Bob Chapple is still advancing Missouri agriculture
Bob Chapple has served Northwest Missouri for five decades in agricultural outreach and education.
CAFNR research turns food waste into kilowatts
America is not only a land of big waistlines, but also of big waste when it comes to food. In the future, those table scraps could help power homes and businesses. University of Missouri researchers want to get more from those leftovers through by a “recipe” for harvesting methane. “Food waste, animal manures or anything […]
Bruce Blakemore, B.S. Agricultural Education ’96 and M.S. Agricultural Education ’04, discovered the perfect niche for his musical talents. The agriculture teacher and musician has found success targeting his music to rural and “farm” audiences. Although there are pictures of Blakemore playing his toy guitar on-stage with his father’s band at the age of five, […]