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A New Tool for Agriculture

CAFNR iPhone app connects users to Mizzou

Since its inception in 1870, the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri has provided the best for the people of the state. Now it is bringing the research and stories from its world-renowned scientists and researchers directly to your iPhone. The new CAFNR smart phone app features stories, highlights events, showcases CAFNR’s Agricultural Research…

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Mark Your Calendars for 2014 Field Days

Events are a chance to learn from researchers at your local research center

At last year’s Field Day at Graves-Chapple Research Center in Rock Port, Tim Reinbott, … Expand ▸At last year’s Field Day at Graves-Chapple Research Center in Rock Port, Tim Reinbott, superintendent of Bradford Research Center, speaks to the crowd about what do cover crops contribute to soil nutrient availability and fertility. The main goal of any…

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To Pastures and Beyond

John Lory's 'Skylab' looks to the future of forage management

Skylab is a unique tractor equipped with several sensors used to monitor forages. The … Expand ▸Skylab is a unique tractor equipped with several sensors used to monitor forages. The tractor’s high clearance allows researchers to collect data from a pasture multiple times and not cause impact to the forages. It looks like something from a science fiction tale or…

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Finding Middle Ground

Scholarship supports sustainable agriculture and honors a family's dedication to conservation

With more than 50 years of service to the University of Missouri, Fred Martz has influenced hundreds of farmers, students and fellow faculty members. Though he recently celebrated his retirement, his impact on education will sustain through the Fred and Donna Martz scholarship. Martz’s connections to Mizzou and agriculture are deeply rooted.  He joined the MU Dairy Department faculty in 1961…

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