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Agricultural and Applied Economics ⋅ Page 13
Peter Klein, director of the McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at CAFNR, testified to the Financial Services Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology. The subcommittee is examining six legislative proposals that either reform or abolish the Federal Reserve System.
Mike Cook, the Robert D. Partridge Endowed Professor in Cooperative Leadership and Executive Director of the Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership (GICL) in CAFNR’s Division of Applied Social Sciences, inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame.
Do you know the Portuguese word for surprised? Fabio Chaddad, assistant professor in Agricultural and Applied Economics who was born in Brazil, does. And he was very surpreendido one recent warm morning when a group of CAFNR administrators and faculty burst into his classroom to present a Golden Apple Award.
Tighter household budgets, higher grocery prices, fewer animals on the market and more meat going to foreign countries are causing the average U.S. consumer to eat less meat and poultry, according to a University of Missouri professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
Governor Jay Nixon has appointed John Cowherd, B.S. Agricultural Economics ’81 and J.D. ‘85, to the Clean Water Commission. Along with the other six members of the Commission, Cowherd will implement regulations and policies to carry out planning, monitoring, permitting, enforcement and grant assistance activities that transmit the objectives of the Clean Water Law. The commission also handles all appeals…
The Golden Apple Award was good news to Chris Boessen, who received it in late February. What came with it was bad news for his students.
The average age of an American farmer is 57, and has risen for the past several years. An innovative program led by Professor Randy Westgren and Peter Hofherr, assistant director of the McQuinn Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, works to change that trend by leading new farmers and ranchers to entrepreneurial success.
Six seniors in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources were honored with the prestigious Mizzou ’39 award this spring for their academic achievement, leadership and service to the University and community. In the spirit of service modeled by those who made possible the 1839 founding of the University of Missouri, the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board annually recognizes…
The program, led by Randy Westgren, professor of agricultural and applied economics and the McQuinn Chair for Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Division of Applied Social Sciences, and Peter Hofherr, CEO of St. James Winery, takes beginning farmers and ranchers through a four-module course that helps them transform their ideas into profitable ventures in production agriculture.