CAFNR hosts events across the state to ensure farmers are informed with the latest science-based information for their unique soil and climatic conditions.
Tag: Bradford Research Center
Events connect farmers to the latest agricultural science
Taking the long view for sustaining Missouri's soils
Peter Scharf discusses the status of Missouri's topsoil, changes in erosion pressures and how Missouri farmers can sustain the resource for generations.
Leslie Touzeau leads new vegetable research project
An agricultural research center isn’t the most likely place for a psychology major, but for Leslie Touzeau, it’s a perfect fit.
Prawns are a good secondary income stream
If you’re invited to a fish fry at the Harry Cope farm, you might be served some tasty pond-raised prawns. Raising prawns is the latest in Cope’s innovative approach to farming using the resources of University of Missouri Extension and the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Cope said he became interested in prawns [...]
Students learn about agriculture through a visit to a pumpkin patch
About 3,000 Columbia-area homes will have pumpkins for decorating or dessert this fall thanks to Tim Reinbott, superintendent of the University of Missouri Bradford Research Center.
Annual festival draws more than 400
Hundreds of mid-Missourians sampled salsas, tasted and ranked more than 200 tomatoes, tomatillos and peppers and learned how to grow their favorite varieties at Bradford Research Center’s annual tomato festival Thursday evening. Fred Vasey of Harrisburg, Mo. strolled through Bradford’s tomato and pepper patch, where Jim Quinn, regional horticultural specialist for MU Extension, answered questions and [...]