Prescribed fire is growing in popularity as a tool for forest management, but the benefit/cost ratio is hotly contested among natural resource managers. Joe Marschall, research specialist at the Missouri Tree Ring Laboratory, created a tool to quickly and accurately evaluate fire's effects on timber quality in Missouri's oak forests.
Crafting a tool to inform fire management
Research identifies method to remove faulty sperm
Research from a CAFNR reproductive scientist identifies faulty sperm and takes them out of the equation for artificial insemination (AI) of cattle.
Breimyer Seminar looks at possible farmland price bubble
Farmland prices appear to be entering an economic bubble that could end in a rapid price decline as happened in the 1980s.
CAFNR and Top Chef Alum Brings Her "Farm-to-Table" Cooking Style to Gala
On her fourth birthday, Heather Terhune told her parents she wanted to be a chef. And, judging by the dinner she requested that night, before even starting kindergarten – artichokes and spareribs – they couldn’t have been too surprised that she never wavered from that dream. “I never changed my mind,” she said. Although she […]
Using Art for Education
Lee Ann Woolery wants to expand how people see art. As the Community Arts Specialist for Community Development Extension – a new position within CAFNR – she sees creativity and innovation as the very foundation of art. In fact, Woolery has used the arts to teach science, for example, for many years. “I've always been an […]
CARES project creates a network for community engagement
Combing public information with advanced technology, CARES created a powerful tool for community engagement and action to address the nation's obesity epidemic.