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Taking a Leap of Faith

Claire Shipp was one of just 62 college students named a 2021 Truman Scholar

During her three years as a student in the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR), Claire Shipp has appreciated the opportunity to explore her passions. Those interests include agriculture, the environment and serving others. Last semester, Shipp found a course where all of those passions crossed paths. The Environmental Law, Policy, and Justice course, taught…

CAFNR Students and Faculty Honored at Tap Day

In a tradition dating back to 1917, small groups of students were selected (or “tapped”) by their peers to join one of the University of Missouri’s six secret honorary societies Friday, April 30. The six societies – QEBH, Mystical Seven, LSV, Mortar Board, Omicron Delta Kappa and the Rollins Society – honor new members for service, leadership and commitment to…

Senior Spotlight: Tanner and Sean Allen

Tanner and Sean Allen will graduate with degrees in agricultural systems technology and agribusiness management

As legacy students growing up in Columbia, Mo., the University of Missouri held a special place for twin brothers Sean and Tanner Allen. After four years at Mizzou, the brothers will walk away with degrees in agricultural systems technology (AST) and agribusiness management, as well as multiple memories from their time as Tigers. “We grew up in Columbia, so Mizzou…

Senior Spotlight: Dallas and Donell Kleiboeker

Dallas and Donell Kleiboeker will graduate with degrees in agribusiness management

Growing up on a beef farm in southwest Missouri, twin brothers Dallas and Donell Kleiboeker shared many of the same hobbies, friend groups and life experiences. Those shared interests, especially in agriculture, led them to the University of Missouri. While the two didn’t have any plans on both majoring in agribusiness management, that’s the degree program each brother chose. “We…

Senior Spotlight: Abby Schmidt

Schmidt will graduate with a degrees in plant sciences and agribusiness management

The Missouri 4-H organization instilled a strong passion for agriculture in Abby Schmidt. She took that passion to the University of Missouri, where she has double majored in plant sciences and agribusiness management. In all, Schmidt said she will graduate in May with nearly 160 credit hours. “It took a lot of organization to make it work, but because I…

Senior Spotlight: Dillon Linneman

Linneman will graduate with degrees in agricultural systems technology and agribusiness management

The University of Missouri held a special place for Dillon Linneman growing up, as he and his family spent plenty of time in Columbia watching the Tiger football and basketball teams. He also made the trek to Columbia multiple times a years through FFA. When Linneman’s senior year of high school rolled around, Mizzou was the easy choice. Not only…

Senior Spotlight: Rhiannen Schneider

Schneider will graduate with a degree in agribusiness management

While Rhiannen Schneider didn’t grow up on a farm, she did grow up in a rural community and got connected to agriculture through the National FFA Organization. It was actually a conversation with an FFA acquaintance at Mizzou that led Schneider to change her major to a CAFNR degree program during her freshman year, specifically to agribusiness management. “Most of…

Allie Lock Receives CAFNR’s Outstanding Senior Award

Allie Lock, an agribusiness management major with an emphasis in public policy, recently received CAFNR’s Outstanding Senior Award. Lock, from Carrollton, Mo., has served as president of MU’s chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), vice president of the Sigma Alpha – Alpha Chi Chapter and the professional development chair for MU Phi Alpha Delta. Lock has been part of…

Mizzou National Agri-Marketing Association Named CAFNR’s Outstanding Student Club/Organization

The Mizzou National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) was named CAFNR’s Outstanding Student Club/Organization. The mission of Mizzou NAMA is to help University of Missouri students from all majors gain knowledge, skills and contacts within the agriculture marketing industry. Students obtain knowledge and skills in how to create a business proposition, executive summary and marketing pitch. Through industry professional presentations and agriculture…

Allie Lock places in final four of American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Virtual Collegiate Discussion Meet

Allie Lock, a senior studying agribusiness management, placed in the final four of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Virtual Collegiate Discussion Meet recently. Lock won at the university and state levels before placing in the final four. The Virtual Collegiate Discussion Meet, conducted using web conferencing again this year, is designed to replicate a committee meeting where discussion…