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Entrepreneurial Internship

California, Mo., native participates in entrepreneurial program at MU

As a senior at the University of Missouri at Columbia, Libby Martin is already looking to help solve problems in the production agriculture industry through the development of veterinary medical technology specific to cattle production. Martin is working to solve the problem of calving ease and efficiency in an effort to make calving season easier for producers and yield lower mortality…

A Man of Many Hats

CAFNR professor joins Mizzou Advantage as its newest facilitator

University of Missouri Professor Chris Fulcher’s great-great-great-great-great grandfather, Jefferson Fulcher, was appointed as a county commissioner in Missouri and would go on to help found the city of Columbia, Mo., in 1821. Fulcher, along with four other commissioners, also conditionally set aside land if the state university was established in Columbia. Nearly 200 years later, in the same town founded by…

Spring 2017 Commencement

CAFNR and SNR celebrate spring 2017 commencement ceremonies May 12-13

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the School of Natural Resources will send approximately 590 students out into the professional world as graduates during May 2017 commencement ceremonies. The CAFNR graduation ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, May 12, in the Hearnes Center. About 450 graduates are expected to receive diplomas from the various disciplines…

A Gateway to Recognition

Jerry Taylor to receive Fellows Award from Academy of Science of St. Louis

A pencil and paper may be required to recall all of the awards that Jeremy “Jerry” Taylor, Curators Professor of Genetics and Animal Sciences and Wurdack Chair of Animal Genomics in the College of Agriculture, Food Science and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri, has won. Next month, that list will get a little longer. Taylor, a University of…

Recognizing An Outstanding Advisor

Sharon Wood-Turley honored on national stage

Sharon Wood-Turley may be winning an Outstanding Faculty Academic Advising Award this month, but she won’t be able to accept the award for the same reason she’s winning it – her dedication to her students. Wood-Turley serves as the program chair of the Department of Science and Agricultural Journalism in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. She is…

December 2016 Commencement

CAFNR and SNR celebrate commencement Dec. 16

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources and the School of Natural Resources will send approximately 320 students out into the professional world as graduates during December 2016 commencement ceremonies. SNR will hold commencement ceremonies at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, in Jesse Auditorium. Approximately 120 students will receive diplomas at the ceremony. The commencement speaker for SNR will…