The following story features recent NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grant recipients, Nicola and Daniel Macpherson-Hellmuth and their effort to cultivate black truffles with the help of University of Missouri researcher, Johann Bruhn.
Source: Columbia Missourian, by Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
The field doesn’t look like much yet. At the flat top of a hill there is a three-fourths acre patch of grass clumps that have been slathered with limestone powder to alter the soil. Deer have left tracks in the soft dirt.
Ozark Forest Mushrooms co-owner Nicola Macpherson gets excited imagining...Read More