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CAFNR/MOAES Research Magazine: Exploring Careers

Career Exploration Days offer students a look at careers in agriculture, food and natural resources Written by Logan Jackson  CAFNR’s research farms offer area farmers and producers region-specific information and data. Because the sites are spread throughout the state, each farm does unique research. The Career Exploration Days showcase how that uniqueness translates into possible careers.…

CAFNR/MOAES Research Magazine: Building Missouri’s Economic Impact

Thompson's feedlot allows specialists the opportunity to feed and keep cattle in the state Written by Logan Jackson Thompson, part of the Northern Missouri Research, Extension and Education Center (REEC) is continuing to build on its prestigious research resume. With the help of a USDA Rural Business Development Grant, the Research Farm has developed its own feedlot,…

CAFNR/MOAES Research Magazine: A Big Plan for a Small Berry

Andrew Thomas, research assistant professor in the Division of Plant Science and Technology, has received a $5 million Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) grant Written by Logan Jackson · Photography by Kate Preston Andrew Thomas, a research assistant professor in the Division of Plant Science and Technology in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at…

CAFNR/MOAES Research Magazine: A Community Asset

Infrastructure improvements, new faculty allow Fisher Delta REEC to build on its strong community relationships Written by Logan Jackson The Fisher Delta REEC was established in 1959 in Portageville, Mo., and was created to provide research and educational programs unique to the Missouri Bootheel region. In addition to a number of new hires to lead the research…

CAFNR/MOAES Research Magazine: New Faces in New Places

New directors, resident faculty focused on driving the MOAES to distinction Written by Logan Jackson (Left to right) Jay Chism, Dusty Walter, Jeff Case and Aaron Brandt were hired as directors of the Southwest REEC, Central Missouri REEC, Northern Missouri REEC and Fisher Delta REEC, respectively. Walter is joined by three assistant directors due to the size…

MU Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Farm Gearing up for Missouri Chestnut Roast

Annual festival to take place Oct. 1 in New Franklin

T.E. “Jake” Fisher Delta Research, Extension and Education Center to host field day

Participants to learn about the latest in agricultural research and real-world applications University of Missouri’s T.E. “Jake” Fisher Delta Research, Extension and Education Center (FD-REEC) invites the public to its annual Field Day on Friday, Aug. 26, where farmers and other individuals have the opportunity for an in-person look at the latest research conducted at…

Mizzou South Farm to Host First Home Garden Showcase

Event to be held Saturday, Aug. 27

Moving the MOAES Forward

Restructured experiment station centers focused on sharing agricultural advances with Missouri farmers and ranchers

Senior Spotlight: Hunter Seubert

Seubert’s graduate research project will take place at the Baskett Forest, part of the Central Missouri Research, Extension and Education Center (REEC).