Shibu Jose recently received the Scientific Achievement Award from the International Union of Forest Research Organizations and the Barrington Moore Memorial Award from the Society of American Foresters.
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Mark Coggeshall has brought a new tree to market with the help of a few friends.
On a crisp autumn morning, Wayne Lovelace again did what he knows best – plant a tree.
Shibu Jose starts as new superintendent of HARC. He will welcome guests to the center for its annual Field Day, scheduled for Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The free event will feature educational talks and tours of the center’s research fields.
A valuable tool in monitoring precipitation is CoCoRaHS. The free online database includes daily reports of precipitation collected through a grassroots effort of volunteers that measure and submit to the website at www.cocorahs.org. The data is then mapped out to allow users quick and easy access to rainfall amounts in their area.
The new CAFNR smart phone app features stories, highlights events, showcases CAFNR’s Agricultural Research Centers and provides users a way to easily connect to the college’s social media accounts.
The black walnut curculio is a small insect that can have a big impact on black walnut crops. Trees infested with black walnut curculio can lose anywhere from a third to half of their nuts, says University of Missouri Extension state fruit specialist Michele Warmund. “Black walnut curculio overwinters in leaf litter or upper part of the soil,” Warmund says.…
Although the University of Missouri is commonly known for instruction at the campus in Columbia, the MU outreach goes beyond the classroom — it stretches to every corner of Missouri.
Missouri river hills would look beautiful lined with chestnut trees and they’d turn a pretty profit.
At CAFNR’s research centers, working with other universities is the norm.