Missouri State University Darr College of Agriculture alumna, Tayler McLane, from Broseley, Missouri, became the first woman to receive the Precision Impact Award at the 2016 Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) meeting in Orlando, Florida, after being nominated by the Missouri home office, MFA Inc. at Columbia. Raised on a nearly 5,000-acre row crop farm in the Missouri … [Read more...] about College of Agriculture alumna is first woman to win Precision Impact Award
By Laura Wolf, Missouri State alumna Haiti: the most impoverished country in the world. As the students and professors journeyed from village to village, is was obvious that help had come, but it hadn’t stayed. At one time, a huge influx of support had begun reconstruction on infrastructure and buildings in Port au Prince, the country’s capital. Now, efforts to help exist on … [Read more...] about Hope for Haiti
Are you interested in learning more about high tunnel production practices? If so, mark your calendar for Thursday, July 23. The State Fruit Experiment Station is hosting a high tunnel workshop in Mountain Grove from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sessions include: High Tunnel Construction with Norman Kilmer, Morgan County Seed Tomato Production in High Tunnels with Patrick … [Read more...] about High Tunnel Workshop
The end of the semester is always busy for students, faculty and staff. This year was no exception. However, for many the crazy schedule did not stop after classes ended, so we wanted to take a minute to share a couple exciting things people have done the last couple of weeks. China Study Away Shortly after graduation Dr. Melissa Remley travelled to China with five … [Read more...] about We’ve Been Busy!
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