Today the University of Missouri System announced the recipients of a $600,000 investment in two university research teams. The money will be use to further commercialize and expand lab research, which could translate into economic growth in Missouri.
Truman State University administrators created a coalition to find ways to adjust to budget cuts earlier this month. Now, the student member of the coalition, Ryan Nely is forming a similar coalition of all students.
The rising interest in eating locally grown food throughout the state has sparked the Missouri Department of Agriculture to begin a local food grants program. In its first year, the program has awarded a grant to the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture.