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Agriculture and the Environment


Milk Money

Linda Wulff-Risner was MU Extension’s first female dairy specialist.

Shawn Askinosie

From Bean to Bar

Shawn Askinosie of Askinosie Chocolate to speak at MU.


Longtime Volunteer and Donor Endows Faculty Position

New endowed chair helps MU compete.

Mizzou Ag Unlimited 2014

Revelers with a Cause

Ag Alumni Association raises the bar for fun and funding.


Cattle, Bison, Neanderthals and You

Jerry Taylor traces human history through cattle genomes.


Hunger Aplenty

Missouri’s food insecure population doubled since 2001.

Jacoby Lab at Mizzou

Reinventing the Toilet

Researchers are creating a high-tech waste treatment device for developing countries.

black bears

Bear Down, Bear Up

Black bears make their way back to Missouri.


50-50 Chance

Mizzou proposes capital projects for state matching money.

Rex Ricketts

Do I Hear 80K?

Ag Alumni Association sets the pace for support.

Glenn Blumhorst

Peace Corps Prep

MU alumnus plays key role in establishing Peace Corps Prep Program at Mizzou.

John Yohe

Teach a Man to Farm

John Yohe has been improving international agriculture for more than 30 years.

Kristen Koch Marshall

Successful Scholar

MAA scholarship recipient finds success and gives back.


Farming the Corn Genome

Better corn to feed the world.

Debbie Dougherty

The Reluctant Farmer

Communication professor combines life on the farm and the classroom.

Dustin and Austin Stanton

Passion for Poultry

Young entrepreneurs hatch nation’s largest free-range chicken operation.


Sometimes You Can Go Home

Agriculture students learn to assess the realities of returning to the family farm.

Garrett Maxey at Fenway Park

Garrett and the Green Monster

A Mizzou turf management major spent the summer at Boston’s Fenway Park.


What is Healthy Food?

Five MU experts tackle a simple, yet surprisingly nettlesome question.

farm-grown shrimp

Show-Me Shrimp

MU developing sustainable seafood production.

Henry Galvez

Program Helps Immigrant Rural Farmers

Integrating immigrant farmers is critical for the rural Midwest.

David Mendoza-Cozatl

Lifting Heavy Metals

Plants can get bad metals out of the ground and good metals into your diet.

Boyd O'Dell

Lifelong Research

At age 96, Boyd O'Dell is still researching and publishing.

Gwynn Hall

Reconstructing Nutrition

MU Nutritional Center for Health to open in renovated Gwynn Hall.

Bradford Farm

Some is Good, More is Better

Mizzou helps low-income Missourians eat more healthfully.


Determined To Be First

First-generation students at MU face a variety of challenges.

Wagon tour of Bradford Research and Extension Center

Field of Dreams

Bradford Research Center holds field day, teaches visitors about organic farming.

tree felling

Heavy Lifting

Res Life and CAFNR partner to fell trees on campus.


Cool Cows Make Bank

New app alerts farmers to cattle in distress.

Mizzou Crunch

Passing The Bar

Local chocolate maker teaches CAFNR students.

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