Sowing Good Seeds FEBRUARY 2021 HIGHLIGHTS

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In Celebration of Black History Month

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Presents Historical Effects of Environmental Injustices on Underserved Communities

On February 4, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hosted a Black History Month presentation for the College of Agriculture and area stakeholders. The focus of the presentation was the contributions of underserved populations on the environmental justice movement.

Presenters included EPA staff Pamela Houston, Community Involvement Coordinator; Yolanda Holden, Region 7 Criminal Enforcement Counsel; and Monica Espinosa, Communications Coordinator. The virtual presentation was hosted by Ruth Canada, Director of Auxiliary and Engagement for the College of Agriculture. Each presenter shared an informative segment about the history of the EPA environmental history with underserved communities and the impact of environmental justice on communities. Lincoln University College of Agriculture works with the EPA through a memorandum of understanding and looks forward to future presentations and collaborations.

Entrepreneurship Development for 4-H High School Students

How Black Business Owners Help Teens Build Interpersonal Skills

In February, the Southeast Outreach Centers implemented programs to celebrate Black History Month. With a focus on entrepreneurship, a major emphasis of Lincoln University Cooperative Extension youth programs, Southeast staff Mariann Wright (4-H Area Educator) and Dawn Jordan (Program Assistant) created a special project involving participation of various successful Black entrepreneurs in Dunklin and Pemiscot counties.

The participating business owners eagerly shared details of their businesses and how their presence makes a difference in the community. The interviews also revealed the daily challenges business owners face.

Both hard and soft skills are taught in 4-H and are greatly needed by business owners. The eight-part video series highlighted the hard skills needed in business, such as creating a business plan and understanding finances. It also allowed each student an opportunity to practice and demonstrate the soft skills of public speaking, civic engagement, and customer service. 4-H programs aim to teach life skills that fortify youth in all facets of their lives.

Watching each video reveals the dedicated work by LU Cooperative Extension Southeast Office 4-H staff involved in making this project a great success. Students asked quality questions that sparked interest and created an air of enthusiasm with each participating business owner. Several owners thanked students for providing the additional exposure of their businesses to the public in such a professional manner.

All videos from this project are posted on the Pemiscot County 4-H Facebook page and the Bootheel 4-H YouTube channel.

Participating Southeast Missouri Businesses

Sandra Jones of Cora's Beauty Salon, Caruthersville

Tony Hardaway of Caring Caress Massage & Wellness, Caruthersville

Jimmy Jackson of Jackson's Heated Pressure Washing, Caruthersville

Bobby Hayes of Mama's Boys Café, Caruthersville

Chris Wade of Do U Right HVAC & Construction, Caruthersville

Gwendolyn and Roland Johnson of Gwendolyn's Kitchen, Kennett

Will Cunningham of Will Power Studio, Kennett

Gail Seals of Playhouse Preschool Center, Malden

"Thank You!"

Celebrating Black History in Sikeston

Stepping into Your Greatness

On February 23 at 7:00 pm, an eager crowd of over 200 people awaited entry into the Sikeston Fieldhouse to witness and enjoy the first annual “Stepping into Your Greatness” as part of Sikeston Senior High School’s Black History program.

The event also celebrated Sikeston's first African American Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Tony Robinson. During its planning stage, Dr. Robinson and Ms. Taniesha Pulley, a college advisor and alum of Lincoln University requested the assistance of LU alum, Felecia Anderson (Regional Educator-4H/Youth-Sikeston Office) and Sikeston office staff members Pershard Owens and Tiara Riggs-Butler to ensure the event’s success, turning a dream into a reality.

Some of the highlights from the event included performances by the Lincoln University Cooperative Extension Choir and Step Team.

The Road to Progress

Planting New Hope for the Future

Dedicated Community Leaders Share Good Food for Thought

The Lincoln University Charleston Outreach Center partnered with Sikeston's First Assembly of God Church to hold a two-day Black History event on February 26 and 27, to reflect on historical events of the past. Also discussed was how the community can set goals for helping those who still struggle with the setbacks caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic. In remembrance of the past and new hope for the future, the organizers themed the event “Through Community Engagement Remembering the Past, Adapting to the Present with H.E.L.P. (Hospitality, Education, and Leadership in a Protective Environment).

Along with the Charleston Outreach Center, at least thirteen area organizations, churches and business affiliates from all six Bootheel counties in Southeast Missouri, including Cape County prepared and distributed more than 2,000 nutritious hot meals. To further assist underserved communities, 400 boxes of fresh produce purchased by MOFACT from Ole Tyme Produce of St. Charles were also distributed to fight the ongoing plight of food insecurity.

Guest Speakers Reflect on the Past with Hope for a Better Tomorrow in Southeast Missouri

An arena to address and discuss health issues was also one of the main goals of this event. At one of the gatherings, officials from across the state joined the occasion to acknowledge and thank contributors for all their hard work to combat the relentless effects of the pandemic. In attendance were Senator Jason Bean, District 25; State Representative Jamie Burger, District 148; State Representative Don Rone, District 149; Missouri Department of Labor Commissioner Shalon Curls; Matt Bain, Southeast Missouri Field Representative for U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley; Leslie Rone, Southeast Missouri Field Representative for U.S. Senator Roy Blunt; and the Reverend Charles Jackson, former director of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.

Ms. Sherry Maxwell, LU Cooperative Extension Southeast Office Program Educator Assistant III and Missouri State Highway Patrol Chaplain, Pastor Floyd Wade Sr. led the event with prayer, followed by LU Southeast Office’s Youth Program Director Pershard Owens who performed a musical selection. Others leading the program were Ms. Treneisha Ivory, Equity and Programs Coordinator-SEMO Food Bank, Mr. Joseph Palm, Chief of Statewide Minority Health Alliance Missouri, Department of Health and Senior Services, Dr. Abe Funk, pharmacist of John’s Pharmacy in Cape Girardeau and Ms. Sarah J. Eber, Lincoln University Cooperative Extension, Coordinator of Human Nutrition and Health Program Lincoln University who spoke about the importance of vaccinations to defeat COVID-19 and its variants. Ms. Eber also spoke on role of good nutrition and health as it relates to cognitive development and treatment of substance abuse.

What Spring Brings

LU Gardening Entrepreneurship Webinar Series Returns

The Agricultural Economics and Marketing Program at LUCE is offering a Gardening Entrepreneurship Webinar Series to help stakeholders with the startup of home gardens. This approach to learn how to grow products in a natural way consists of seven modules and twelve session topics during the gardening production season. Please feel free to share with those aspiring, new, and beginning gardeners in Missouri and other locations. There is no charge to attend this online training. For those living in Central Missouri, LU offers the support to start the garden at the participant’s location. Assistance is provided to support up to 10 gardening beds for those with limited economic resources.

Click link below to register

Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program Training for Latino Farmers

The Agricultural Economics and Marketing program offers the first Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program training for Latino farmers in Missouri. This UDSA-NIFA sponsored program will be conducted in the Spanish language. It will offer both onsite and online participation options.

Para registro y mas información contacta Eleazar Gonzalez por correo electrónica:

gonzaleze@lincolnu.edu | Telefono: (573) 268-5758

LU Cooperative Extension New Hires for Small Farmers Outreach Program

Lincoln University’s top hiring priority is to employ those who possess a combination of skills in various areas. One skillset of importance for our regional outreach employees is a proven history of working with communities and demonstrate the ability to be resourceful, proactive and the willingness to go the extra mile. With these skills, employees are able to positively impact the historic evidence of lack and disparity that still exists in many urban and rural communities in Missouri.

Lincoln University has recently brought on board three new Small Farmers Outreach Program (ISFOP) members: Ms. Nalee Yang is assigned to the ISFOP Southwest Region. Mr. Jim Shepard and Mr. Lester Gillespie are assigned to the ISFOP Southeast Region.


Ms. Yang attended the University of Minnesota-Duluth, majoring in Political Science and International Studies. She has over 17 years of contract poultry growing and five years as a farmers market vendor. Over the course of seven years, she educated and provided support for minority farmers on sustainability and financial independence. She has also held licenses in real estate and insurance, and has worked on behalf of farmers with the Arkansas Farmer Creditor Mediation Program as an advocate in foreclosure prevention. She has also been active in food-farm related work with the Arkansas Agricultural Department, the National Farm to School Network, UA Department of Agriculture and Extension Services, and with local farmers markets to address issues that Hmong farmer vendors faced. This led to her engagement with USDA agents to help farmers navigate USDA programs and services through language translation assistance for Hmong farmers.

Ms. Yang states that she is very happy to join the ISFOP team because it will allow her to continue to work with farmers who need assistance to maintain sustainability by applying new and proven innovations. Her goal is to provide guidance to help farmers overcome barriers to their success.


Mr. Shepard comes to Lincoln University with over 40 years of experience in gardening and raising animals and birds, including sheep, goats, cattle, rabbits and bobwhite quail. His profile also includes his working knowledge of crops, cover crops, pasturing, beekeeping, and fruit production.

He states that he is thrilled to be a member of the experienced, multifaceted ISFOP team at LU. According to Mr. Shepard, “When you surround yourself with people who care, you cannot help but learn. Passing knowledge and sharing skillsets is key to success.”

The additional experience Mr. Shepard will bring to the ISFOP team as a Farm Outreach Worker includes greenhouse growing, farmer's market knowledge, understanding of the southern way of life, the ability to work with people regardless of ethnicity or background, and the ability to teach and learn.


Mr. Lester Gillespie is a Farm Outreach Worker of Lincoln University’s Innovative Small Farmer’s Outreach Program located in the Southeast region of Missouri. He is a 1990 graduate from Southeast Missouri University with a B.A. in General Studies, with an emphasis in Criminal Justice. He was employed by Susanna Wesley Family Learning Center as a program director for 22 years and gained a great deal of experience in community outreach. He was also an active participant in the Leadership Cohort program that Missouri Foundation for Health held in the State of Missouri, which convinced him that there was more that could be done to help residents of the Bootheel.

As a lifetime resident in the Bootheel, Mr. Gillespie realizes how and why the “quality of life” issues are still restricted by so many barriers to quality services. His involvement in many civic organizations gives him a voice to advocate for more access to health services. He says he is so excited to work with ISFOP, knowing that many of the Bootheel communities can benefit from the knowledge and educational opportunities Lincoln University brings to the region. He states, “My dream is to see minorities succeed. I want to help Southeast Missouri residents achieve their goals.”

Grow Tall with Us

Agribusiness Extension Program Associate

Area Educator ST LOUIS - (Area Educator 4-H Youth Development)

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics Rural Development

Assistant Professor Aquaculture

Assistant Professor Bio-renewable Energy and Technology

Assistant Professor Weed Science

Assistant Regional Coordinator – (Caruthersville)

Assistant Regional Coordinator – (Charleston)

Consumer Science State Extension Specialist Assistant Professor

Farm Technician - Horticulture

Research Technician I

Secretary II KC (Cooperative Extension Kansas City)

Planting Trees to Benefit the Wildlife Community

Regular local listeners of “Radio Friends with Paul Pepper" on radio station KBIA had an opportunity to learn about selecting and planting small trees and shrubs that are beneficial to birds and other pollinators.

The brief interview highlighted three flower blooming trees that can also be cut low and maintained as a shrub: deciduous holly, wahoo and wild plum.

Using Technology to Provide Agricultural Training Locally and Abroad

We're In It Together

Continued Help for Small Farmers Beyond our Borders

Extending Help to Farmers and Ranchers in Small Countries

Training Workshops for Friends in Guatemala and Haiti

On February 23 and 24, Dr. Homero Salinas, Small Ruminant State Extension and Research Specialist, conducted a workshop for Haitian farmers through Home Roots Foundation.

The Home Roots Foundation, a grassroots community organization is dedicated to improving the welfare of the communities they serve. The organization sought the help of Dr. Salinas to assist with the development of a model farm in Haiti's Jean-Rabel commune to serve as a center for agricultural training and food security initiatives needed in rural areas.

Dr. Homero Salinas conducts training for Haitian farmers

To help farm staff build capacity with small ruminant production, Dr. Salinas was contacted as a remote F2F (Farmer-to-Farmer) volunteer to conduct workshops with Home Roots Foundation staff on fundamental principles and production practices of meat and milk of goats. This award contributes to the foundation's broader goals by promoting rural food security and agricultural revival in Haiti.

Continuing Help Across the Border

The USAID Farmer to Farmer Webinar Programs is a platform that provides a way for LU Cooperative Extension Researchers the opportunity and assistance to extend help across our southern borders. Dr. Homero Salinas is an active facilitator for these webinars.

On February 26, Dr. Salinas co-facilitated a presentation on the importance of being part of organizations that help farmers become more knowledgeable about issues concerning the raising of small ruminants.

Grant Funding Announcements and Publications of Interest

What a Way to Start the New Year!

Susan Jaster

Ms. Susan Jaster (Innovative Small Farmers' Outreach Program) of Lincoln University Cooperative Extension was declared the First Place Winner of the January 2021 Farm Journal Monthly Story Lead Contest. The contest was developed in partnership by the Extension Foundation and Farm Journal.

Ms. Jaster submitted her story based on the topic “Ecosystem Service Supporting Practices and Opportunities for Farmers to Unlock Revenue Streams Based Upon Natural Resource Stewardship.” Her NCR-SARE project was titled "Regenerative Practices find Free Ecoservices." She is employed as a Farm Outreach Worker in Lafayette, Johnson & Cass Counties.

Read her winning contest submission below.

Dr. Tumen Wuliji Receives Grant Funding to Further Assist Students

In his recently published article in the February 2021 edition of ARD UPDATES (Association of 1890 Research Directors) Monthly Newsletter, Dr. Tumen Wuliji, Associate Professor of Animal Science at Lincoln University of Missouri, explained the significance of being a recipient of the University of Missouri, NIFA Graduate Fellowship Grant titled “Establish and enhancement of animal science graduate training program at Lincoln University.”

The project was funded for $246,000 to support six master graduate fellows. The fellows will be selected following the Lincoln University standard graduate admission criteria as well as the USDA NNF funding criteria with a special consideration for underrepresented groups.

The grant will have a significant impact on the number of Lincoln University's graduate-level enrollments in Animal Science. The funding will allow for additional recruitment efforts and education in the areas of Small Ruminant Production; Outdoor Poultry; and Food-Fish Production. Furthermore, it will increase and enhance diversity of the graduate-level workforce, thereby strengthening the food and animal industry’s competitiveness in the nation.

(Photo: Dr. Wuliji (right) trains students to use the the latest technology used in the field of animal science)

To read the full article


Soybean Research

Dr. Babu Valliyodan, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology & Genomics, peer-reviewed research article titled "Genetic variation among 481 diverse soybean accessions, inferred from genomic re-sequencing" was published by Scientific Data on February 8, 2021.

Other authors included: Anne V. Brown, Juexin Wang, Gunvant Patil, Yang Liu, Paul I. Otyama, Rex T. Nelson, Tri Vuong, Qijian Song, Theresa A. Musket, Ruth Wagner, Pradeep Marri, Sam Reddy, Allen Sessions, Xiaolei Wu, David Grant, Philipp E. Bayer, Manish Roorkiwal, Rajeev K. Varshney, Xin Liu, David Edwards, Dong Xu, Trupti Joshi, Steven B. Cannon & Henry T. Nguyen.

Background & Summary

Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] is one of the major grain legumes and oil seeds cultivated worldwide, particularly in Asia and the Americas. The cultivated soybean, G. max, was domesticated from its wild relative, G. soja, around the Eleventh Century B.C, in Eastern China. Cultivated soybean spread to other locations through Asia shortly following domestication, and was then introduced into the United States in 1765. Soybean lost genetic diversity through domestication-related genetic bottlenecks, while the wild relative G. soja, growing in various environmental conditions, retained significant genetic diversity.

Funding for Grower-friendly Attract-and-Kill System for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Dr. Clement Akotsen-Mensah (LU Cooperative Research and Extension - Integrated Pest Management)

Title: Evaluation of a grower-friendly attract-and-kill system for the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha halys

Jamie Pinero, University of Massachusetts and Clement Akotsen-Mensah, Lincoln University


Invasive insect species are emerging as pest issues in fruit, vegetable and field crop production in Missouri and nationwide. The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Pentatomidae), is an invasive insect pest species recently introduced into U.S., and it is rapidly expanding its range of distribution and damage. This species pose a serious threat to specialty crop production in the U.S. and to Missouri’s agriculture in particular.

BMSB has already been reported in Missouri. Although, it is at this point, only reached nuisance pest level. This applied research project is in partnership with University of Massachusetts which aims at evaluating trap cropping in association with the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) pheromone and insecticide-treated netting as a potential IPM tool to manage this invasive pest, particularly near crop harvest. Extension personnel from every New England state, in partnership with the Northeastern IPM Center, will disseminate the research-based information that will be generated. This collaborative project will be useful to small and mid-scale growers.

In the Midwest, BMSB populations are rapidly becoming established. In Missouri, the BMSB was detected in 2013. Fruit growers face tough choices about protecting crops from BMSB near harvest, when pest populations are higher. Broad-spectrum insecticides are effective but also kill beneficial insects and some materials cannot be applied near harvest. Stakeholders have voiced the need to address this pest.

This project has strong grower support. Our main research goal is to pull stink bugs to the trap crop areas where they can be killed, away from the cash crop. In the first year of the project, we will quantify BMSB response to sunflower and buckwheat combinations, either alone or in association with the BMSB pheromone. In the second year, the most effective treatment will be selected and the effectiveness of this approach will be assessed at managing BMSB in commercial orchards. Measurable outputs, outcomes, and impacts are centered on:

1. Generating new knowledge on a grower-friendly attract-and-kill strategy suitable for small-scale farms

2. Improving farmers’ knowledge and awareness of benefits provided by monitoring BMSB and attract-and-kill strategies

3. On-farm research to increase the likelihood of grower adoption.

Results are expected to provide information for growers on the performance of a novel grower-friendly, attract-and-kill strategy involving trap cropping, the BMSB pheromone, and insecticide-treated netting. For organic growers, this research will involve applications of the OMRI-listed insecticide AZERA to trap crop areas after bloom.

Published Research on Measuring and Modeling Event-based Environmental Flows

LU Cooperative Research, Assistant Professor Sean J. Zeiger, PhD recently announced his published work titled Measuring and modeling event-based environmental flows: An assessment of HEC-RAS 2D rain-on-grid simulations, which will appear in the May 2021 (Volume 285) edition of the Journal of Environmental Management.


There is an immediate need to use available modeling tools to quantify environmental flows targets where changing climate and human activity has altered hydroecologically important streamflow regimes. A model performance assessment was undertaken using observed data collected from five nested gauging sites in a mixed land use watershed of the central US. An integrated modeling approach was used to couple The Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT version 2012), and The Hydrologic Engineering Center's River Analysis System (HEC-RAS version 5.0.7).

SWAT was used to generate effective rainfall needed to run HEC-RAS rain-on-grid two-dimensional hydrodynamic simulations. Model calibration results showed the potential usefulness of coupling SWAT and HEC-RAS using an integrated modeling approach. For example, PBIAS of 8.3%, NSE value of 0.84, and coefficient of determination (R2) value of 0.80 at a highly urbanized monitoring site used for model calibration. Split-site validation results showed PBIAS values that ranged from 10.4 to 33.8%, NSE values that ranged from 0.33 to 0.92, and R2 values that ranged from 0.86 to 0.97.

Results showed that 2D rain-on-grid HEC-RAS simulations can produce realistic simulations of stage hydrograph response when: (1) areal effective precipitation is used for 2D HEC-RAS rain-on-grid forcing's, (2) HEC-RAS is calibrated to observed data during the event of interest, (3) there are not substantial sources of backwatering from outside the models geometric data, and (4) during saturated antecedent soil moisture conditions surface DEM's adequately describe overland flow paths.

This model performance assessment is among the first, if not the first, to show calibration and validation results associated with 2D HEC-RAS rain-on-grid simulations at a watershed scale. Results highlight the need for time-varying roughness coefficients to account for soil moisture conditions, and point to the efficacy of using a SWAT/HEC-RAS integrated modeling approach to generate event-based environmental flows information.


Data curation, Sean J. Zeiger; Formal analysis, Sean J. Zeiger; Funding acquisition, Jason A. Hubbart; Project administration, Jason A. Hubbart; Writing – original draft, Sean J. Zeiger; Writing – review & editing, Sean J. Zeiger, and Jason A. Hubbart.

Dr. Clement Akotsen-Mensah Receives Grant Funding Approval for Critical Issues Proposal

On February 8, the College of Agriculture, Environmental and Human Sciences announced approval of grant funding of Dr. Clement Akotsen-Mensah’s IPM award (with Dr. Jaime Pinero, University of Massachusetts) Critical Issues grant proposal titled Development of Predictive Models for Managing Spotted Wing Drosophila in Small Fruit Production in Missouri.

This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Crop Protection and Pest Management Program through the North Central IPM Center (2018-70006-28883).

This 2-year project is funded by Northeastern IPM Center.

The proposal was funded for the full amount of $39,757.

Lincoln University of Missouri achieved 1st place among the 1890 sister institutions in the number of proposals funded through the Capacity Building Grant (CBG) Program from the USDA-NIFA. The successful teams secured over $1.9M.

Proposals were funded for following faculty members:

Dr. Valliyodan Babu, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Dr. Azad HenarehKhalyani, Assistant Professor of Forestry

Dr. Abua Ikem, Professor and Department Head of the Department of Agriculture and Human Sciences

Dr. Wesseh Wollo, Professor of Business and Agri-Business

Dr. Tumen Wuliji, Associate Professor Animal Science

Dr. John Yang, Associate Director of Research/Professor

Focus on Minority Aging Populations

The February edition of the AEA’s (Association of Extension Administrators) Extension Today Newsletter featured an article on the Lincoln University Paula J. Carter Center.

Located on the south campus of Lincoln University, the Center’s staff dedicate their work towards improving the quality of life for Missouri's aging minority populations by promoting health literacy and positive health behaviors to reduce disparities and inequities in access to health-related care.

All efforts are made to reduce disparities through the development of culturally and educationally appropriate programs provided through community outreach.

Efforts to Discourage Vaccination Apprehension

More recent virtual workshops have been hosted by the Center to address COVID-19 vaccination concerns. Seniors were able to ask questions and get factual information related this issue. Presenters included:

Ms. Sandy Hentges (Chief, Cancer and Chronic Disease Control, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services), Jefferson City, Missouri

Mr. Steve Callaway (Retired Pharmacist/Consultant), Columbia, Missouri

Dr. Sarvjeet Singh, Houston, Texas

Mr. Anon Anderson (LU Cooperative Extension Area Educator)

Students Who Simply Amaze... Year After Year

Lincoln University STEM students have been doing amazing things over the last several years. Perry Grimes, an LU agriculture major and MOLSAMP scholar has been accepted to present and speak about his video work at the "STEM for ALL Video Showcase."

Some students of Lincoln University may remember all the times they would see Mr. Grimes carrying his camera and videoing highlights at each student conference. Perry completed three videos over the years. Now all his hard work has paid off.

Perry Grimes

Save the Dates!

May 11th - 18th, 2021

The eight-day event will showcase short videos depicting federally funded, cutting-edge, projects that are improving Science, Math, Engineering and Computer Science education.

All are invited to discuss the videos online with the presenters and other visitors. Vote for your favorite presentations for the Public Choice Award. Thousands of researchers, educators, higher education faculty, and parents can also take part.

MOLSAMP (Missouri Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) is a community of professionals and scholars dedicated to helping students succeed in their chosen STEM field.

This event is funded by the National Science Foundation.

Please sign up for updates at the link below.

Please click on the below link and scroll down the page to view Perry's videos.

Congratulations to Mr. Perry Grimes!

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