What’s a permaculture garden and how do you set one up? Jennifer Morganthaler, clinical instructor of agriculture at Missouri State University, answers these questions and more on Well+Good. … [Read more...] about Creating a permaculture garden
Visualize a tree. It grows larger over time. If surrounded by many other large trees, the branches will slowly converge. This reduces the amount of sunlight hitting the ground. If left in such a condition for too long without disturbance, important tree species cannot regenerate. Dr. Michael Goerndt, associate professor in the Darr College of Agriculture, leads forest … [Read more...] about Fostering growth in forests and research
Spring is here and for many, that means it’s time to spend more time outdoors and start gardening again. Jennifer Morganthaler, clinical instructor in the department of environmental plant science and natural resources at Missouri State University, offers some helpful gardening tips and advice. How to ensure a successful gardening season Read the full transcript For further … [Read more...] about Get into spring gardening
If you’re new to gardening, it can seem overwhelming. But if you commit to it and don’t try to do more than you can handle, you’ll be able to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Jennifer Morganthaler, clinical instructor of agriculture at Missouri State University, shares some helpful gardening tips and advice with Women’s Health. … [Read more...] about Are you a beginning gardener?
Amanda Glover grew up on a 400-acre cattle ranch in Mountain Grove, Missouri. The experience was not a positive one. “I disliked it,” said Glover, a Missouri State University student majoring in natural resources and minoring in agronomy. “I asked myself, ‘Why would anybody want to work this hard?’” After high school, she moved away from her family ranch, studying and working … [Read more...] about A passion for using and protecting natural resources