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Insight – A Balanced Approach (Extended)


Doug sits down with Peter Scharf, a professor in the Division of Plant Sciences and an MU Extension soil scientist, to talk about the financial and environmental benefits of area corn farmers using vehicle-mounted crop sensors to apply the precise amount of nitrogen to their fields.


Doug Randall is the host of Insight. He is a professor emeritus of biochemistry and served as founding director of MU’s Interdisciplinary Plant Group for 28 years. He joined the MU faculty in 1971. Among his numerous career accomplishments include serving two terms a member of the National Science Board from 2002-2014.