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Missouri Environment
7:52 am
Tue May 6, 2014

Universities turn food waste into compost

This trashcan full of food waste at the Plaza 900 dining hall was sent to Bradford Research Farm to be turned into compost.
Bridgit Bowden KBIA

  Food waste is something we all produce, but don’t like to think about. That’s why several large universities in Missouri are turning food waste from dining halls into compost.

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Education
8:13 am
Mon December 2, 2013

5 Mo. universities work to offer more ag classes

Credit Frank Morris / Harvest Public Media

Five Missouri universities are working together to offer students a broader agriculture education.

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Education
4:18 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

2013-2014 enrollment at MU tops 34,000

The columns on MU's Francis Quadrangle.
Credit KBIA

  Enrollment at the University of Missouri-Columbia has again topped 34,000.

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Agriculture
3:53 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Missouri State University's beef now sold at specialty meat store

Credit File Photo / KBIA

Springfield-area residents can now dine on beef raised at Missouri State University's cattle ranch.

The meat from the school's 3,300-acre working cattle ranch went on sale Friday at a specialty meats store in Springfield.

Missouri State President Clif Smart says the move is intended to help students understand the retail side of animal production.

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Crime
9:29 am
Mon April 22, 2013

KC area runner shaken by photo of marathon bombers

A suburban Kansas City woman says a photo of her daughter taken at the Boston Marathon is a creepy reminder of how close family members were to a bombing that killed three people and injured more than 150 others.

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Education
8:12 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Missouri State gets $2.5M federal grant

Missouri State University has been awarded a $2.5 million federal grant aimed at providing graduate courses for mid-career students at the Department of Defense.

The grant goes to the university's Department of Defense and Strategic Studies, which is located in Washington. The department will work with the National Defense University to provide graduate courses for up to 48 mid-career students with the Department of Defense.