New Agronomy Specialist Serving Phelps, Crawford, Dent counties

The University of Missouri Extension Center of Phelps County welcomes Gatlin Bunton as the agronomy specialist for Phelps, Crawford and Dent counties. Agronomy is the science of utilizing plants for food, fuel, feed, and fiber. As a field specialist, Gatlin will provide collaborative leadership and subject-matter expertise through educational opportunities that enable businesses, farms, families and communities to strengthen the economy and enhance the quality of life in Missouri.

S&T announces Undergraduate Research Conference winners

    Twenty-seven students in eight categories received recognition and cash awards as winners of the 15th annual Undergraduate Research Conference at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The conference featured oral and poster exhibitions that represented work from students in nearly every major at Missouri S&T. First-place winners were awarded a cash prize of $500. Second- and third-place finishers received $250 and $100, respectively.