south farm

MU research farm educates public at annual showcase

Sep 27, 2012
Courtney Doll / KBIA

MU's South Farm opened its doors to the public with exhibits, demonstrations and animals on display for all ages on Saturday. John Poehlmann is the Assistant Director of the Agriculture Experiment Station for MU. He says the around 35 exhibits at the showcase are geared toward engaging children with agriculture.

Gina Cook / KBIA

On this week’s show, we’ll learn about renewable energy in Fulton, hear about a new discovery in HIV research, and listen to a report on MU’s South Farm showcase.

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Wes and Simone Sorenson pledged to donate their house and the 400 acre farm it sits on 10 years ago, but the University wouldn’t take ownership until after they had died. Wes died in May, and now the University is discussing how to best use the land.