Missouri’s black walnut trees could be in trouble if thousand cankers disease (TCD) moves in from bordering Tennessee.
Thousand cankers disease threatens Missouri walnut trees
An innovative program designed to train the next generation of agroforestry practitioners earned a national award from the USDA. The project, titled Increasing Agroforestry Adoption and Networking in the Midwest through Targeted Professional Development was named the 2012 Paula Ford Professional Development Program Proposal of the Year. The North Central region selects the project that […]
Agroforestry experts discuss renewable energy at SEC conference
Two MU School of Natural Resources sustainability experts will be featured at an inaugural SEC energy symposium.
Can rivers help America grow, transport and manufacture biofuel?
Are the Missouri and Mississippi rivers and their floodplains the key to America replacing a portion of imported oil with domestic biofuel by 2022? A consortium of more than 40 academic institutions and agricultural and energy companies says yes. Shibu Jose, director of the Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri – the lead […]
Chinese chestnuts are a budding opportunity for Missouri landowners
Chinese chestnuts show potential as a Missouri orchard crop.
Pine straw can be great mulch and boost for Missouri landowners
Research at the Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center (HARC) could yield new a new crop for Missouri landowners.