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Dairy Products Evaluation Team Competes at National Contest

The Mizzou dairy products evaluation team competed at the National Dairy Products Evaluation Contest on Wednesday, April 13, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The event was hosted by the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. The MU team finished second in ice cream; third in butter; third in cottage cheese; and fourth in all products. Undergraduate students Neilson Hadlock (sophomore, food science and nutrition)…

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…

Get to Know Jaelyn Peckman

Peckman is an Agricultural Science Communications instructor

What are your job duties/job responsibilities in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources? I teach undergraduate agricultural communications courses in CAFNR, and love every one of them! Specifically, I teach AgSc_Com 1160 Foundations of Agricultural Communications, AgSc_Com 2210 Communicating Science to the Public, AgSc_Com 2220 Verbal Communications in AFNR, and AgSc_Com 3240 Communicating on the Web. I also…

Making a Great First Impression

Hospitality management workshop showcases proper dining etiquette for a business setting

Greg Chase has returned to his alma mater a handful of times to share his expertise with University of Missouri students on proper dining etiquette in a business setting. Chase graduated with a degree in hospitality management from Mizzou in 2007, and is certified by the Protocol School of Washington as a corporate etiquette and international protocol consultant. Chase’s most…

Creating New Relationships

Agribusiness management degree program helped set up Allison Allan for her future

As a high school senior, Allison (Stiens) Allan knew she wanted to eventually work in the agriculture industry. When it came to finding the correct college fit, Allan had a couple different options – but an impactful visit to the University of Missouri sealed the deal. Allan chose the agribusiness management degree program after meeting with Joe Parcell, director of…

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…

Pei Liu Accepted into the Early Career Research Development Fellows Program

Pei Liu, assistant professor in hospitality management, has been accepted into the Early Career Research Development Fellowship through MU’s Office of Research. The Early Career Research Development Fellows Program is aimed at full-time, pre-tenure faculty who are seeking opportunities for strategic career planning and skill development in the area of academic research. During the three-year program, participants are expected to…

Jacob Knaebel Wins American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet

Jacob Knaebel, a senior in agricultural education, recently took home first place in the American Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers and Ranchers Collegiate Discussion Meet. Knaebel competed during the 2022 Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers leadership conference, held in Louisville, Kentucky. Knaebel qualified for the national discussion meet after winning the Missouri Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet in December.…

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…

Six CAFNR Students Named Mizzou ’39 Award Recipients

This week, the Mizzou Alumni Association and Alumni Association Student Board named the 2022 Mizzou 18 Award and Mizzou ’39 Award recipients. In the spirit of service that was the cornerstone of the 1839 founding of the University of Missouri, the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board presents the Mizzou ’39 Award to 39 outstanding seniors each year. Recipients are chosen…