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The Taste of Success

Five food science students find success in dairy product evaluation competition

A group of University of Missouri students took home the gold at the 94th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest held in September in the Chicago area. The team won first place overall in the milk division of the competition. “Anytime you come home placing first, second or third… You always feel successful,” said Rick Linhardt, coach of the dairy products evaluation team…

Sunny Outlook

Quartet of CAFNR students use summer internships to accelerate their careers

CAFNR professors do everything to sharpen the understanding and skills of their students, but a student can only grow so much within the confines of the classroom. Over the summer, several CAFNR students seized the opportunity to branch out into professional organizations while also putting their academic knowledge and skills to the test. Abigail McNeill, Hormel Foods Senior Abigail McNeill…

A Business in Bloom

Student-run flower shop celebrates tenth birthday

In its tenth year, Tiger Garden, the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ student-operated floral business, continues to thrive. The shop will celebrate this milestone with a week of events and sales. Since its beginning, students have operated nearly every aspect of Tiger Garden. They do it all, from designing bouquets and arranging flowers to tracking finances to caring…

Making Their Mark

The Mizzou SAIFD Chapter took third at the 2015 AIFD Symposium

Kim Martin didn’t know what to expect when she started developing a floral design program for the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Division of Plant Sciences. She just knew that she wanted to provide her students a pathway to internships and jobs. That desire led her to the American Institute of Floral Designers. “I kind…

Winter Exploration

Students explore careers during winter scholars programs

CAFNR students spent their winter break participating in competitive CAFNR scholars programs.

Flower Power

Mizzou floral team competes in the Windy City

The Mizzou Student American Institute of Floral Designers (SAIFD) sent a team this summer to Chicago to compete and network with more than 800 fellow floral design artists at the annual national symposium. The team competed against 12 other colleges and universities in the Annual Student Design Competition to create inspiring floral arrangements for a variety of occasions. Mizzou team…

Shop CAFNR for All Your Fall Tailgate Needs!

CAFNR supports a variety of student-run services

The perfect fall Mizzou tailgate can also be the perfect way to support student learning experiences in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources!

Above and Beyond

CAFNR students share their summer intern tales

Students at the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources did big things this summer. From conducting research in Germany, to traveling for Monsanto, from working on a sea turtle reservation in Costa Rica, to interning in the community relations department for the St. Louis Cardinals, our interns were all over the map.

Excellent Gathering

B and B Earns its Second TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Gathering Place Bed and Breakfast, located on the edge of the University of Missouri campus, has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for the second year in a row.

Blooming Initiation

MU floral designers travel to Las Vegas

The MU Student American Institute of Floral Designers (SAIFD) will be initiated into the AIFD as an official student organization at the AIFD Symposium in Las Vegas June 25-July 2. MU SAIFD will then be one of only 16 student organizations across the nation.