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DIRTY WORK

Students at MU’s School of Agriculture
use the greenhouse as their classroom
Friday, February 25, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 6:42 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 18, 2008

Here are a few facts about the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources:

1 Students in the college can choose from among 14 degree programs and can now get a degree with an emphasis on sustainable agriculture.

2 The college leads MU in student retention and graduation rates.

3 The United States Congress designated MU the site for the National Center for Soybean Biotechnology.

4 The Division of Plant Sciences works with the Extension Plant Diagnostic Clinic, which identifies plant diseases, insects and weeds from samples sent in.

5 The Division of Plant Sciences is the only academic program in the state addressing issues related to plant production, plant protection and plant biology in the laboratory and the field.

— Sources: cafnr.missouri.edu and plantsci.missouri.edu


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