The Darr School of Agriculture was generously gifted a natural forest on the north side of Springfield in December 2013, known as The Woodlands; however, few realize the rich historical relevance the area holds. Known now for its hands-on teaching and research opportunities for Missouri State students, The Woodlands was once declared a permanent camp for transients … [Read more...] about School of Ag Publishes Historical Book
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
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
By CJ Odneal The sixth annual Mid-American Wine Competition was July 13-15 at the Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny campus. It included wines from 15 Midwestern states. More than 600 wines were entered by more than 100 different wineries. Professional wine judges from throughout the U.S. awarded 104 gold medals,190 silver medals and 183 bronze medals. There … [Read more...] about Missouri State wines bring home awards from the 2012 Mid-American Wine Competition
Check out our very own Associate Professor in the Darr School of Agriculture Dr. Clydette Alsup-Egbers showing viewers how to plant upside-down tomatoes on KY3! http://www.ky3.com/videogallery/69322816/News/Growing-Tomatoes-Upside-Down … [Read more...] about Bears in the News: Plant Upside-Down Tomatoes!