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CAFNR Research Council

The CAFNR Research Council (CRC) is an advisory body for the CAFNR Office of Research, created to implement the CAFNR Strategic Plan and Drive CAFNR research enterprise to Distinction. Members Sarah Low, CRC Chair, Associate Professor, Division of Applied Social Sciences Felix Fritschi, CRC Co-Chair, Professor, Division of Plant Sciences David Davis, Superintendent, Forage Systems Research Center…


Africa Alignment of Pesticide Regulations and Standards (funded by the USDA-FAS, 2020-2024) is led by Kerry Clark (PI), with faculty support in Journalism and Plant Sciences, and in partnership with the University of Missouri Assistance Program-Ghana (UMAP-Ghana) and others. The project seeks to support the capacity of national regulators to effectively implement harmonized standards for pesticide…

Kerry Clark Receives International Faculty of the Year Award

Kerry Clark, Director of CAFNR International Programs, was selected for MU’s International Faculty of the Year award. The MU International Engagement Awards recognize outstanding work carried out by faculty, staff and students to internationalize MU. Recipients have made concrete impact on scholarship students or MU programs by their international work. Clark’s achievement was announced at the…

Kerry Clark

Director, CAFNR International Programs

Assistant Research Professor, Rural Sociology

Phone 573-882-0092
Address 1-28A Ag Building

Gloves for Ghana

Kerry Clark takes on an unexpected task to help poor farmers

Kerry Clark is seeking donations of work gloves to help farmers in Ghana harvest their soybean crop.

CAFNR Researchers Earn Grant Related to Organic Agriculture

Mary Hendrickson and Kerry Clark were the recipients of one of the USDA-NIFA grants, for more than $420,000

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently invested $23 million to help boost organic farming and ranching. NIFA awarded 12 Organic Transitions Program (ORG) grants totaling $5.6 million to support research, education and extension efforts to help existing and transitioning organic livestock and crop producers adopt organic practices and improve their market…

Multi-Grain Thresher Earns Second Place At Innovation Showcase

Kerry Clark, director of CAFNR International Programs, and two collaborators in Ghana have developed an inexpensive multi-grain thresher for poor smallholder farmers in Africa. It is common for women on small farms to “thresh” soybean grains from the mature plants by beating the plants with sticks to remove the beans from the pods. It would take up to two weeks to separate the grain from…

A Global Partner

CAFNR International Programs supports research, teaching and Extension efforts at an international level

CAFNR International Programs (CIP) provides technical assistance to international partners and facilitates global engagement for CAFNR faculty and students. CAFNR International Programs oversees numerous international training programs and welcomes visitors from across the globe each year. CIP named a new director in early August – Kerry Clark, an assistant research professor in rural sociology. Clark’s international work is well documented,…

A Lifetime of International Work

Kerry Clark named director of CAFNR International Programs

Kerry Clark, assistant research professor in the Division of Applied Social Sciences (DASS) and project manager for smallholder productivity for the USAID Soybean Innovation Lab (SIL), has been named director of CAFNR International Programs, effective Aug. 1, 2019. Clark has worked internationally throughout her career. Through the USAID Soybean Innovation Lab, she works with a multidisciplinary team to bridge seed…

CAFNR Welcomes New Faculty

Our college introduces 23 faculty members this fall 

Each fall the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources welcomes new faculty members to fulfill teaching, research and extension missions. This fall, CAFNR’s 23 new faculty members are at the forefront in a breadth of fields, including wildlife population modeling, nutrient metabolism in cattle, animal well-being, structural biology of viral/host interactions, collective entrepreneurship, water resources planning, genome editing and…