agriculture

waterfeature

Missouri Water Center works to monitor water quality, quantities; train students

When it comes to water, there are a lot of stakeholders. Not only do we all need access to clean water—including fish and wildlife—but local economies rely on lakes and rivers for agriculture and tourism. When there’s not enough, droughts can destroy a year’s worth of crops. Too much can cause flooding that devastates communities. With those factors in mind, Mizzou established the Missouri Water Center a year ago, merging two former centers.

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Tellatin named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 roster

Sami Tellatin '15 was named to the Forbes 30 under 30 list. She is co-founder of FarmRaise.

Roots

Mizzou Engineer develops software tool to investigate root growth

A Mizzou Engineer has developed a software tool that could enable farmers to develop crop cultivars that are drought resistant, ensuring roots can reach falling water tables, adapt to warmer temperatures and be more resilient to environmental changes.

Soy products

Developing tastier, healthier soy-based products

More nutritious, shelf-stable soy-based products could be coming to a grocery store near you within the next five years, thanks to a Mizzou researcher.

Herd of black cows

Beef Producers Could Have More Precise Way to Manage Herds in the Future, Thanks to Collaboration Between Engineering, CAFNR

Beef producers in the future could have a more precise way to determine the productivity of their cattle, thanks to a collaboration between Mizzou Engineering and the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR).