The purposes of grazing management include rationing forage efficiently and reducing the use of fuel and machinery.
Teams are testing different types of tall fescue grass for a fungus with plant benefits, as well as researching different levels of nitrogen fertilization.
Cheng, a researcher with the Interdisciplinary Plant Group at MU, he wants to figure out how to generate green algae as a biofuel to power cars.
The Fisher Delta Research Center is studying the growing method in counties with ideal soil conditions in southeast Missouri.
In August, industrial hemp products were allowed for the first time to be produced and sold.
Researchers at MU are using drought simulators to address the drop in plant production and growth from lack of water.
Cameras on a robot tower take photos that can make three-dimensional models of crops, including thermal maps of humidity and heat levels. If a problem area is found, a mobile robot is sent to the area to collect data on the crop.
Tools such as Missouri Mesonet, Horizon Point and the Crop Water Use app are now serving thousands of farmers.
The winter may seem quiet, but 12 inches below the ground, Japanese beetles are already dining.
Lisa Hamilton gave the brisk command and earned exactly the reaction she wanted.
The class empowers women farmers by teaching them marketing and business management, as well as giving them legal and human resources.