There’s a crisis in American agriculture. The average age of today’s farmer continues to rise and more people are choosing not to work on their family farms. It’s especially tough for beginning farmers in America to succeed in the industry. The hurdles range from securing land to getting financial credit and navigating government regulations. Beginning … [Read more...] about How to empower the next generation of American farmers
Since 2012, Missouri State University has launched two doctoral programs. This effort has not gone unnoticed. Recently, Missouri State received a higher level of classification in the 2018 edition of the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The university moved up from the “master’s colleges and universities” classification to the newly added … [Read more...] about A Carnegie Classification upgrade
While students with high GPAs have an easier time getting in graduate schools, those with low GPAs shouldn’t lose hope. They still have an opportunity to be accepted. Dr. Doug Gouzie, departmental director of graduate studies and professor in the department of geography, geology and planning at Missouri State University, explains to Accredited Schools Online what … [Read more...] about Is a low GPA a hurdle to get into graduate school?
Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang, professor of agriculture at Darr College of Agriculture at Missouri State University (MSU), Li-Ling Chen, research specialist in the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station at Darr College of Agriculture at MSU, and three students; Surya Sapkota, an MSU/University of Missouri collaborative Ph.D. student, and Jacob Schneider and Will Knuckles, both plant … [Read more...] about Agriculture students present grape breeding research at conference
“Talk to your neighbor.” It’s a common phrase in Taylor Smith’s classes at Missouri State University. As a graduate teaching assistant, Smith collaborates with multiple classes in the department of psychology. If you sit in on one of them, you won’t see the traditional lecture style of teaching you might expect. Instead, Smith’s classes are full of chatter and activity. “I … [Read more...] about Want students to do better in school? Don’t focus on grades