Working together to cultivate a healthy world

We'll Show You How.

From 1870 To Now

At the University of Missouri’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR), we make discoveries that impact the world. Our work improves the health of people, animals and the planet.

Cultivate a healthy world

Building better communities

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Transformational academics

CAFNR’s degree programs touch on every part of the world. From the environment, food systems, economies, health and people, our programs will prepare you to cultivate a healthy world.

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Innovative research

We are proud to serve as Missouri’s land-grant university, sharing our research and discoveries with people across our state and around the world.

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Empowering Missourians

CAFNR brings the latest research and knowledge directly to you and your community so that together we can solve critical problems and improve lives.

CAFNR At A Glance


degree programs, minors and certificates


of graduates report a successful career outcome


CAFNR is a campus leader in research expenditures

On the Drive

A Bright, Bold Future

Christopher R. Daubert

Vice Chancellor and Dean

“Only by working together can we shape the future that we all envision for CAFNR and Missouri. Please join me, as together we will drive CAFNR to distinction.”

Meet the Dean
Dean Daubert

CAFNR News & Accolades

New director announced for RaFF

The Rural and Farm Finance Policy Analysis Center (RaFF) at the University of Missouri has selected Alejandro Plastina as the center's new director, starting Sept. 1, 2024. Plastina will join the Division of Applied Social Sciences (DASS) faculty as an associate professor within the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at the University…