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Jeff Case Named Director of Northern Missouri Research, Extension and Education Center

Case will oversee three farms in northern Missouri

CAFNR and MU Extension welcome Gurbir Singh to Greenley Farm

CAFNR welcomes Gurbir Singh to the Lee Greenley Jr. Memorial Farm as assistant professor and state Extension specialist in applied soil science-agroecology and landscape position management.

2022 Womack Missouri Ag Conference set for April 20 at Bradford Farm

COLUMBIA, Mo. – For the first time in two years, the annual Abner Womack Missouri Agriculture Outlook Conference will be held in person. The 2022 conference is 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at the University of Missouri’s Bradford Farm, 4968 S. Rangeline Road, Columbia. Researchers from the MU Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute will discuss their newest baseline…

From sap to syrup

When you’re working on a project out of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, hands-on learning sometimes comes with a treat. Learn more about how students are harvesting maple sap to create delicious syrup.

Cotton Specialist Joins the Fisher Delta Research, Extension and Education Center

Bradley Wilson joined CAFNR as an assistant research professor at the Fisher Delta Research, Extension and Education Center (FD-REEC) on Jan. 2.  In this role, he will focus on developing, funding and conducting field experiments that improve cotton production practices in southeast Missouri. 

An Untapped Industry

Maple syrup production is most known in the Northeastern United States, but is there a potential maple industry in the lower Midwest? Hannah Hemmelgarn, assistant program director of the Center for Agroforestry, recently received a grant totaling $473,481 for the project, Putting Maple on the Map in the Lower Midwest, to explore just that.

New outdoor research space benefits students, faculty and community members

The new DeLine Community Research Site is packed full of natural resource research potential

A Big Plan for a Small Berry

Andrew Thomas, research assistant professor in the Division of Plant Science and Technology, has received a Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) grant for $5,345,255

Exploring Careers in Agriculture

Several Research Centers throughout the state hosted high school students  Written by Kate Preston · October 21, 2021 For years, the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) has opened the doors to the Agricultural Research Centers to high school students from across the state. This is an opportunity for research centers to showcase its…

A SNAPSHOT of Wildlife Patterns Nationwide

University of Missouri researchers contribute to nationwide study, by setting camera traps at the Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center