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
Is a forest a carbon sink, sequestering more carbon dioxide (CO2) than it emits, thus improving air quality for oxygen breathing organisms? It’s a question University of Missouri forestry professor Steven Pallardy has been exploring for the last several years at Baskett Research and Education Area near Ashland, Mo. The answer could provide insights that [...]
An assessment of the regional physical availability of woody biomass as an energy feedstock in the U.S. Northern Region conducted by MU Department of Forestry and US Forest Service researchers is the central article featured in the May issue of the Journal of Forestry. The article highlights the potential of woody biomass to produce power [...]
Dusty Walter named superintendent at the Hugo Wurdack Research Center and director of natural resources management for CAFNR's out-state research center network
Dusty Walter tapped as the natural resources manager for CAFNR's research center network and superintendent of the Hugo Wurdack Research Center. The Columbia, Mo. native brings creative approaches to integrating agriculture and forestry.
Tapping nature's sweetness in an unexpected place
Grade A, Missouri maple syrup can be had right here in Boone County. Rich Guyette, professor of forestry at MU, has been harvesting, boiling and bottling the sweet stuff for the last 36 years on his property near the Baskett Wildlife Research and Education Center.
Five CAFNR faculty members elected Fellows in AAAS
Five faculty members in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources have been elected to the rank of Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science; seven were selected University-wide in 2011.