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Anna Henry, associate professor and department chair of Agricultural Education, has begun a virtual center to help CAFNR researchers meet the new qualifications. Her Center for the Collaboration and Development of Educational Innovations is designed to partner with faculty members conducting sponsored research from the beginning of a project.
CAFNR folk have always worked together to solve some of the most important issues of the day. Willi Meyers is helping to take these partnerships global.
On April 27, 2011, a massive tornado outbreak, considered the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Katrina, saw more than 100 tornadoes rip destruction from Louisiana through Pennsylvania, killing 346 people. Less than a month later, on May 22, what is considered the seventh worst tornado in American history, and the 27th most violent twister in world history, tore into the…
Among the 144 University of Missouri employees participating in the MU Healthy for Life Million Step Pedometer Program that rewards people for improving their health through walking, nobody comes close to the 19 million steps recorded by Bill Lamberson, professor of Physiological Genetics in CAFNR’s Animal Science Division.
Shibu Jose, director of MU’s Center for Agroforestry, envisions a 10-state biomass corridor that could fuel economic growth, power vehicles and jet planes and provide valuable ecosystem services throughout the region.
A CAFNR team spanning multiple disciplines is collaborating with journalism and computer science students to develop a simple smartphone app to help producers reduce heat stress in production animals.
CAFNR folk took Collaborating for the Greater Good to a whole different level at the holidays. Efforts around the College focused on helping the less fortunate – all while injecting that signature CAFNR creativity and camaraderie!