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Alan Spell and Mark White Receive the Community, Economic and Workforce Research Award

Alan Spell, assistant Extension professor, agricultural and applied economics, and Mark White, associate Extension professor, received the Community, Economic and Workforce Research Award from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), which was presented at the C2ER Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio. The winning project (in the Best Project Impact, Program Evaluation, or Assessment category) is the St. Louis Bioscience…

Mohammad Mobarok Wins the Best Student Agricultural Paper Award

Mohammad Mobarok, PhD student in agricultural and applied economics, won the Best Student Agricultural Paper Award at the 2022 Transportation Research Forum annual meeting. Mobarok’s was paper titled “Climate change-induced shifts in precipitation: response of Missouri corn and soybean…

FAPRI-MU Updates U.S. Agricultural Market Snapshot

Update reflects impacts to agricultural markets from recent global events

  The 2022 FAPRI-MU baseline outlook has been updated to include the large impacts on agricultural markets in the last three months, reflecting higher farm receipts and costs and higher consumer food prices. The initial outlook released in March was based on information available in January 2022. The partial update to the baseline is based on information available in mid-April…

CAFNR Teaching Academy Inducts Three New Members

Three new members were inducted into the CAFNR Teaching Academy as part of the college’s Celebration of Excellence event April 19. Membership in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Teaching Academy will be reserved for CAFNR faculty who have received a distinguished teaching award on a national, regional, or university level that crosses disciplines. The inductees are: Alba…

Claire Shipp Receives 2022 Mark Twain Fellowship

Claire Shipp, a graduate student in agricultural and applied economics, recently received the Mark Twain Fellowship, a highly competitive, MU-sponsored award that supports one Mizzou senior or recent graduate each year to pursue graduate study abroad in any discipline. The fellowship includes a $50,000 scholarship to cover tuition. Shipp earned the Truman Scholarship last year, and was planning on using…

Abner Womack Receives the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence

The Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City honored Abner Womack May 18 at a luncheon in the Chamber Board Room in Kansas City’s historic Union Station. Womack, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics and co-founder of the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI-MU) at the University of Missouri, received the Council’s highest award, the Jay B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural…

Two CAFNR Students Honored as Mizzou 18 Award Recipients

This week, the Mizzou Alumni Association and Alumni Association Student Board named the 2022 Mizzou 18 Award and Mizzou ’39 Award recipients. The Mizzou 18 Award is dedicated to honoring 18 University of Missouri graduate and professional students in the last year of their degree eligibility. Recipients are chosen for their world-class research, collaboration with faculty and staff, and their…

Rural and Farm Finance Policy Analysis Center Announced

The new center will take a regional approach to policy and market analysis 

The University of Missouri (MU) College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) has formed a new Rural and Farm Finance Policy Analysis Center (RaFF). The center will study how policies and agricultural markets affect farm and rural finances by U.S. region. RaFF will work closely with the College’s Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI), a CAFNR Program of…

CAFNR Welcomes New Faculty

Our college introduces four new faculty members for Spring 2022

As we begin the spring semester, we are excited to welcome the new faculty members in our college who have joined us. The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri is proud to introduce four new faculty members this spring who are ready to advance our core missions of research, teaching and Extension. They each…

Jamille Palacios Rivera receives the CWAE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

Jamille Palacios Rivera, assistant teaching professor of agricultural and applied economics, received the CWAE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award through the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). The CWAE Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award recognizes and celebrates individuals who have actively worked to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the applied economics profession and who have had a positive impact…