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University of Missouri College of Agriculture

Breeding Better Black Walnut Trees

By University Communications Abundant in Missouri, black walnut trees are famous for their edible nuts. But most of these trees grow in the wild, making the quality and yield of nuts unpredictable. A Missouri State University research team is addressing this issue. Led by Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang, department head of environmental plant science and natural…

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Taking Your Forage Program to the Next Level

GALENA, Mo. — The drought of 2018 in Missouri really began in the fall of 2017 according to Tim Schnakenberg, field specialist in agronomy with University of Missouri Extension. “It was an exceptionally dry fall and winter for some, then we had a cold April, the hottest May on Missouri record followed by an exceptionally…

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