University of Missouri agricultural economists predict a mixed bag of cattle, diary and crop prices in 2013.
Andrew Scaboo works to bring healthy, high yielding soybean varieties to Missouri fields.
In a non-descript building in central Missouri, Andrew Scaboo works to turn humble seeds into the next big beans. Glycine max, or soybeans, is Missouri’s most important crop, generating nearly $2 billion in annual revenue.
Mizzou researcher is recognized by industry
Leon Schumacher will be honored with an Innovation Award from the National Biodiesel Board. The award recognizes his early research using plant material as liquid fuel.
Soybeans' resistance to nematodes is determined
For 50 years, the world’s soybean crop has depended on the use of cyst nematode resistant varieties of beans, but no one knew how these plants fought off the nematode pests. Now, the secrets of resistant soybean plants are finally coming to light.
World War I truck promoted soil erosion program
Mike Vangel, father of Tracie Vangel, administrative assistant in CAFNR’s Division of Applied Social Sciences, found this old photo of a truck once owned by the Missouri College of Agriculture and promoting something called the Clover and Prosperity project.
Missouri factory to make CAFNR-developed soy chicken product
A soy-based chicken substitute developed by Fu-Hung Hsieh, a professor of biological engineering at the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri, will soon be manufactured just a few miles from where it was developed.