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Dave Baker, retiring assistant dean, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension, is honored at a reception Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Reynolds Alumni Center. Baker is pictured here with (from left): Senior Associate Dean Marc Linit, Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne, Baker, and Associate Dean Bryan Garton.
It was a packed house for the College's first CAFNR Career Connection Days Monday, Oct. 5. The event allowed high school students to explore the degree options in the College and learn what careers those degrees could lead them to. Nearly 500 students from more than 35 schools in Missouri attended. Here, a packed room of students learn about career options in Animal Sciences.
Superintendent Dusty Walter speaks at the Wurdack Research Center Field Day. The event included presentations on numerous agricultural topics. More than 100 farmers and producers attended the annual event, held Friday, Oct. 2.
CAFNR's fall Career Fair, held at Brewer Courts in the Mizzou Rec, was the largest ever. The event was Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Ryan Lock, senior research specialist, plant sciences, speaks during the Forage Systems Research Center Field Day, Tuesday, Sept. 29. More than 200 farmers, producers and students attended the event. Guests heard numerous presentations on topics ranging from freeze branding to mushroom cultivation.
South Farm Showcase 2015 included activities at Jefferson Farm and Garden, including kids' fishing. The event drew an estimated 16,000 attendees to South Farm, and was held Saturday, Sept. 26.
The Tiger Ag Classic Golf Tournament, sponsored by the MU Ag Alumni Association, was help Friday, Sept. 18, and had the most participants ever! The event brought a fun and friendly atmosphere to Columbia's L.A. Nickell Golf Course. The Ag Classic benefits students in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.
The Thompson Research Center Field Day featured several presentations on management strategies to improve beef cattle production. More than 150 farmers, producers and students attended the event, held Thursday, Sept. 15.
The Southwest Research Center Field Day was held Friday, Sept. 11. Guests were able to hear information and research on a variety of topics during the event, including beef, forages and horticulture. Here Andy Thomas, assistant research professor, speaks.
Visiting USDA Cochran Fellows from Ghana recently explored Stanton Brothers, the farm of a CAFNR alum, as part of their training on poultry feed formulation. The program was led by Michael Ouart, retired director of cooperative Extension, and Jess Lyons, poultry extension, with assistance from CAFNR International Programs.
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