Shawn Poore, director of CAFNR Advancement, sat on a panel called “Industry Relations – Novel Approaches to Partnerships and Fundraising” at the American Soybean Association State (ASA) Staff Meeting on Sept. 20, at the Drury Plaza Chesterfield. The panel included Poore and Amanda Butterfield from the North American Meat Institute and was moderated by Melanie Fitzpatrick of ASA.
CAFNR Showcase at South Farm returned after a three-year hiatus on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. The day featured fun, educational booths from each of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources' six divisions, a Taste of CAFNR tent with various food samples, corn maze, and much more. The goal was to showcase the degree offerings in CAFNR to families.
Students networked with over 100 employers at the CAFNR and Arts & Science career fair on October 4.
Executive in Residence Susan L. Combs, CEO of Combs and Company (BS Hospitality Managment '01), signs copies of her book, "Pancakes for Roger," for students at her keynote event on October 5.
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Director and CAFNR alumnus Manjit Misra was the keynote speaker at this year’s CAFNR Research Symposium held Oct. 5 at Memorial Union with more than 300 people in attendance.