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Hunting Gone Viral

Alumnus doing big things in turkey TV

A CAFNR alumnus has been doing big things in the world of turkey hunting.

Young Honor

Upah selected for parks and recreation fellowship

Jennifer Upah, teaching assistant and director of internships in the parks, recreation and tourism department of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, was selected for a 2012-2013 Young Professional Fellowship from the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA).

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

CAFNR faculty can travel the world through study abroad

Study abroad offers courses not available on campus. The destination is an extension of the classroom. Study abroad allows students to contextualize course content.

Celebration of Excellence

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) at the University of Missouri held its annual Celebration of Excellence Award ceremony on April 11 to honor outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the College.

A Flavorful Dedication

Milton E. Bailey, retired professor of animal husbandry and food science and human nutrition at MU, was honored April 6, 2013. The Milton Bailey Flavor Chemistry Laboratory was dedicated in his honor.  About 75 friends, family, alumni and former students gathered in Eckles Café. “Dr. Bailey contributed a great deal to the flavor industry during his time at Mizzou and…

Leading Peace

CAFNR Alumnus Glenn Blumhorst, B.S. Ag ’85 and MPA ’87 has been chosen as president and CEO of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA). NPCA is a national organization based in Washington, D.C. for those influenced by the Peace Corps experience, whose mission is “to connect and champion Peace Corps community members in ‘bringing the world home.’” Blumhorst became president…

Bon Appetit

Hospitality Management holds benefit

The Hospitality Management program at the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources will be hosting its second Benefit Gala Saturday, April 20. The gala will feature the talents of the program’s alumni and current students.

An IDEA of an Award

Kitchel receives national recognition

Tracy Kitchel, associate professor and director of graduate studies in the department of agricultural education and leadership, has received the 2013 Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (IDEA) Faculty Excellence award. Kitchel is not only coordinator for MU’s agricultural education program with Great Plains IDEA, AG*IDEA, he also chairs the national group for ag education. Kitchel grew up in western…

Taking the Midwest West

Ben Burditt, co-founder of furniture company, tells his own tale

MU Alumnus Ben Burditt, B.S. AgEcon ’00, has taken his passion for preserving history and working with his hands to the west coast.

Ag Unlimited 2013

Annual CAFNR event supports scholarships

Not only does Ag Unlimited bring everyone together, it also brings everyone together for a common purpose.