Research Highlights

Closing a Radar Gap

Residents in mid- and eastern-Missouri will soon get better warning of dangerous weather, and scientists will have a new tool to help agriculture cope with changes in climate. Early this summer a new Doppler weather radar will be raised at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources' ...

Thinking Beyond Deep Roots

Missouri Transect Plant Team member, Dr. Ricardo Holdo, published a new study on savanna and prairie plants maximimum rooting depth during drought in Functional Ecology.

Graduate Student Rachel Kerns Attends U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security

This summer, I had the opportunity to attend the U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security at Purdue University. The institute was a two-week long program for graduate students interested in developing a better understanding of international development and global food security issues. The participating students came from many different backgrounds, including food science,...