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A New Tool for Agriculture

CAFNR iPhone app connects users to Mizzou

Since its inception in 1870, the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri has provided the best for the people of the state. Now it is bringing the research and stories from its world-renowned scientists and researchers directly to your iPhone. The new CAFNR smart phone app features stories, highlights events, showcases CAFNR’s Agricultural Research…

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Mark Your Calendars for 2014 Field Days

Events are a chance to learn from researchers at your local research center

At last year’s Field Day at Graves-Chapple Research Center in Rock Port, Tim Reinbott, … Expand ▸At last year’s Field Day at Graves-Chapple Research Center in Rock Port, Tim Reinbott, superintendent of Bradford Research Center, speaks to the crowd about what do cover crops contribute to soil nutrient availability and fertility. The main goal of any…

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Profit By the Numbers

QB helps increase higher quality calves worth more at market time

USDA statistics on the production of Choice and Prime beef over the past several decades show that … Expand ▸USDA statistics on the production of Choice and Prime beef over the past several decades show that the industry is producing fewer head of Choice cattle than needed to fill the market demand — fewer than at almost any point in the last 50 years. According to…

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Wanted: Better Beef

Improved breeding could meet demand for high-quality beef

With better genetics, Missouri beef producers can help supply the growing demand for high-quality beef, said a University of Missouri Extension beef specialist. “Until just a few years ago, we didn’t have the tools to change our marketing,” said David Patterson, leader of the Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program. Patterson, speaking at an MU Extension meats workshop, said demand for…

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