Three farms in Missouri are breaking ground to cultivate black truffles with the help of an MU researcher
Thursday, February 9, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST;
updated 7:14 p.m. CST, Sunday, February 12, 2012
The field doesn’t look like much yet. At the flat top of a hill there is a three-fourths acre patch of grass clumps that have been slathered with limestone powder to alter the soil. Deer have left tracks in the soft dirt.
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