On Thursday, November 10 we hosted members of the Missouri Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization. Approximately 140 Agriculture students from 8 Community Colleges visited the Fruit Station. The event consisted of presentations about the Darr School of Agriculture, Agriculture in Nepal and current
Representatives from MSU International Leadership and Training Center and approximately 50 students from the Ningxia University in China visited the Fruit Station to learn about the research we are conducting and the facilities and resources we have to offer. The students are
Three groups of students from the Chinese program spent three days working in the vineyards at the State Fruit Experiment Station last week on Tuesday May 31, Thursday June 2 and today Friday June 10. They worked with me recording
Surya Sapkota and Daniel Adams, graduate students working in Dr. Hwang’s breeding program are making crosses in the grapes.
We held our last Wine Appreciation class last evening with our wine and food pairing. The most unusual pleasant pairing was pickles and Chardonnay! Here are some pics.
Missouri State University Graduate Student Senate members tours the Mountain Grove Campus today. They were greeted by Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang and heard presentations from Surya Sapkota and Logan Duncan. They also met the other grad students and then toured the
Jeremy, Randy and Steven built new trellises for the in-ground raspberries using metal that we had on hand. The top width is adjustable so we can see what works best. Raspberries in the high tunnel tend to grow taller than
The Great Plains Growers’ Conference was held in Saint Joseph, Missouri from Thursday, January 7 – Saturday, January 9, 2016. Jennifer Morganthaler, an MSU graduate student in Agriculture working with Drs. Elliott and McClain, presented some information on the research
The high school students in the George Washington Carver Program offered through the Darr School of Agriculture visited the experiment station this morning. They went on a hay wagon tour, learned about small fruit crops and fruit pests, and later
Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang, associate professor in the State Fruit Experiment Station, Darr School of Agriculture at Missouri State University (MSU) and four students; Surya Sapkota, an MSU/University of Missouri collaborative Ph.D. student; Logan Duncan, Mia Mann and Brigette Williams, all