Tyne Morgan, CAFNR alum and host of the U.S. Farm Report, was on campus April 11 to film the U.S. Farm Report Roundtable with CAFNR faculty members Patrick Westhoff, Scott Brown and Kevin Bradley. She also interviewed Michael Byrne (pictured here), assistant professor in the School of Natural Resources, on his research, for an upcoming story.
Rachel Patteson, senior in soil, environmental and atmospheric sciences, was surprised with the news April 11 that she is the recipient of Mizzou's Mark Twain Fellowship, and will study next year at the University College London. At the surprise announcement were (left to right): Interim Provost Jim Spain, School of Natural Resources Director Shibu Jose, SNR Associate Director Keith Goyne, and SNR Professor Stephen Anderson.
The 2018 Mizzou Dairy Products Evaluation Team competed in the Regional Dairy Products Evaluation contest Saturday, April 7, in Grand Rapids Michigan, hosted by Consolidated Dairy Products and Fairlife. The team placed first in Milk and second in Ice Cream. The team is shown here, left to right: Emily Kirisits, Nicole Carey, Isabel McNeill, Taylor Harper (graduate student), Richard Linhardt (coach), Hunter Rohlf (alternate) and Brandon Mallinckrodt (alternate).
Meats Judging 2018
Mizzou Meats Judging Team, from left to right: Ryan Bardot, Tim Davis, Abbey Rathert, Teagan Schnurbusch, Hadley Williams and Logan Meier. The team won the 2018 Southeastern Intercollegiate Meats Judging Contest held jointly at The Ohio State University and the University of Kentucky April 6-7.
CAFNR - Celebration of Excellence
CAFNR's Celebration of Excellence was held Thursday, April 5. Awards were given to faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the college. At the end of the evening (pictured here) the Frederick B. Mumford Awards, the College's highest honor, are presented.
Sarah Geisert, Executive-in-Residence, spoke in a food science Food Quality Assurance class April 4 as part of her visit to campus to interact with students. She received her bachelor's in food science in CAFNR and had a 32-year career at General Mills.
Farming in the Four States
Melissa Mitchum, professor of plant sciences, discusses soybean cyst nematodes on the Farming in the Four States radio show, live broadcast from the Ag Building on National Ag Day. Farming in the Four States is a broadcast of KRMO radio station out of Monett. Host Sammy Clapper also interviewed Bryan Garton, associate dean for academic programs; faculty members Dave Patterson and Jared Decker; students Colton Spencer and Abby Bertz; and Tim Reinbott, assistant director of the Agricultural Research Centers.
Mizzou's second annual Giving Day saw donations totaling $1.56 million from noon Wednesday, March 14, to noon Thursday, March 15, for CAFNR. This included a generous estate gift from Dr. Virginia Peterson, professor emerita of biochemistry, and her husband, Dr. Charles Peterson, associate professor emeritus of physics. The gift will support the already-established Virginia E. Peterson Scholarship in Biochemistry and celebrates her career of dedication to students at Mizzou. CAFNR came in second among Mizzou units in the Dollar Challenge, which means extra funds for our college. Here, Dr. Peterson and her husband celebrate the gift announcement with Dean Christopher Daubert and Jack Tanner, interim director of Biochemistry.
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