Tag: Drought Simulators

Pest Management, Crop Advisor and Farmer Yield Day Set for July 12

Pest Management, Crop Advisor and Farmer Yield Day Set for July 12

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.

No Drop in the Bucket

No Drop in the Bucket

Drought simulators study effects of reduced water on crops

Two drought simulators designed to test the effects of water deficiency on crops are now operational at the University of Missouri's Bradford Research and Extension Center east of Columbia. The simulators are part of a $1,558,125 Missouri Life Sciences Research Board grant to study how reduced water availability affects plants and crop productivity, and how new breeds of drought-tolerant plants can boost yields.

A Dry Subject

A Dry Subject

CAFNR researchers study the effects of drought by making their own

Researchers in the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) recently received a $1,558,125 grant to construct drought simulators that enable the scientists to study how reduced water availability affects plants and crop productivity.