Bradford research showcase
Andrew Scaboo, senior research scientist, Division of Plant Sciences, spoke to the crowd at the first Bradford Research Center showcase. Researchers shared with their peers the latest projects. Scaboo spoke on development of high-yielding, high-oleic acid soybeans, varieties more adapted to northern Missouri and a breeding program of wild soybean varieties. Speaking in addition to Scaboo were Superintendent Tim Reinbott and researchers Bill Wiebold, Brent Myers, Bing Stacey and Felix Fritschi, among others.
Wind Institute Luncheon
C. Jerry Nelson, professor emeritus, plant sciences, talks about the Seeds for Life Museum at a luncheon Jan. 30 on campus. Nelson welcomed Kyungja Lee and the rest of the Wind Institute Board Members for the luncheon, which served as a way to share the latest updates of the Institute's mission to build a Seeds for Life Museum in South Korea, for which Nelson is helping consult.
Tammy Knierim Award
Tammy Knierim, administrative assistant, biochemistry, received the Above and Beyond award for the second quarter from the CAFNR Staff Advisory Council. She was nominated by Thomas Quinn, professor, biochemistry (pictured). Congrats Tammy and thanks for all that you do!
campus in snow
MU's campus became a winter wonderland last week. More than 6 inches of the white stuff closed the University for two days.
Governor's Conference on Agriculture
CAFNR was well represented at the biannual Governor's Conference on Agriculture last month in Kansas City. Here Michelle Hall (right), marketing communications coordinator, speaks with an attendee at CAFNR's booth in the exhibit hall.
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