The 10th annual MU Center for Agroforestry Symposium took place Jan. 30-31. The event featured numerous speakers and was centered around innovation and entrepreneurship. A panel discussion on building economic impact through effective industry partnerships was led by Sam Bish (far left), senior licensing and business development associate, Life Sciences and Agriculture, University of Missouri. The rest of the panel, from left to right: Luke Heim, strategic outsourcing director, Corteva Agriscience; Kelly Sexton, associate vice president for research – technology transfer and innovation partnerships, University of Michigan; Brian Thompson, co-founder, president and CEO, Elemental Enzymes; Roy Hartline, executive director, economic development and corporate engagement, University of Missouri.
Faculty and staff enjoyed a visit with CAFNR Vice Chancellor and Dean Christopher Daubert, and some Buck's Tiger Stripe ice cream, during the Dean's Roaming Office Hours in Gentry Hall Jan. 28.
The 2019 CAFNR Dickinson Scholars visit the ADM Milling facility in Overland Park, Kansas, over winter break. The group of CAFNR students also visited additional Kansas City agribusinesses, including Farm Journal, Kraft-Heinz, Livestock Marketing Association and Dairy Farmers of America.
"Little Tru" traveled abroad with 20 CAFNR students in New Zealand over winter break. They visited the Hobbiton movie set, Kaitoke Regional Park and the Antarctic Center as well as learned about the local environment, arable farming, livestock, dairy and food production, and the wine industry.
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