Tour a working cattle operation. Learn about the legacy of George Washington Carver. Explore fruit science at the Fruit Experiment Station. This is just a taste of what you can expect as a participant in Missouri State University's first-ever George Washington Carver Agricultural Academy July 21-25. About the Academy This five-day, four-night camp will focus on the … [Read more...] about Learn from the legacy of George Washington Carver
Dr. Melissa Remley has joined the William H. Darr School of Agriculture faculty as an Assistant Professor in the Environmental Plant Science and Natural Resources Unit. Originally from East Moline, IL, Melissa received a B.S. in Horticulture and an M.S. in Plant Science from MSU before earning a Ph.D. in 2010 from the University of Missouri in Plant, Insect, and Microbial … [Read more...] about New Plant Science Professor Joins School of Agriculture
Welcome back students! It feels like it's been a short summer, but we're glad to have so many returning students and so many new faces! Enrollment for the entire University is up, but it looks like the Darr School of Agriculture is looking at record breaking enrollment this year! Thank you to all of the faculty, staff, supporters and you the student for making that possible. … [Read more...] about Welcome Back!
Written by: Laura Wolfe A group of student leaders from the William H. Darr School of Agriculture has been traveling to FFA area banquets to debut a new partnership with PFI Western Wear to support the Missouri FFA Association. The opportunity to show support for agricultural education at the high school and university levels began with a campaign by Durango Boots. With … [Read more...] about Durango Boot Sales Will Benefit FFA
By Family of John Schatz, reprinted from Springfield News-Leader March 17, 2013 John Dewey Schatz was born February 15, 1921, and passed away February 3, 2013. A Cape Girardeau native, John studied at the University of Toledo for a year before joining the US Navy. After World War II, he completed his education and taught at UMC. In 1950 John came to SMS, now … [Read more...] about Dr. John Schatz Passes Away, Former Department Head and Lifelong Supporter of Education