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Amplifying Agriculture

Amp'd Up Ag gives CAFNR couple the opportunity to help farmers with their operations

Larna Schnitker can’t help but smile. Sure, she just spent half a day rounding up cattle that somehow found their way into the wrong pasture, forcing her to miss lunch completely. Plus she’s trying keep life at home, in Middletown, Mo., organized as she prepares for an important business trip. As a business owner, Schnitker said she knows that some…

Senior Spotlight: Audrey Hannah

Hannah will graduate with a degree in agribusiness management

Audrey Hannah knew that she had multiple options when she chose to study at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR). Hannah’s father is a farmer who also enjoys speculative trading, and Hannah said they spent a lot of time discussing both topics. Hannah’s enjoyment of numbers, plus her enriching discussions with her father, led…

Taking Home Top Honors

Mizzou NAMA team wins National Student Marketing Competition

Last year, the Mizzou National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) team placed fourth during NAMA’s National Student Marketing Competition — the first time Mizzou NAMA had made it to the final round of the national competition in more than 10 years. This year, Mizzou took home top honors. Their first-place presentation centered on the GerriRig Grain Management System, a product the team…

Hannah Anderson Named Outstanding Junior at 2022 Celebration of Excellence

Hannah Anderson, an agribusiness management major, was named Outstanding Junior at CAFNR’s 2022 Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony, held Tuesday, April 19. Anderson, who is also minoring in animal sciences, serves as president of Mizzou Collegiate CattleWomen, and has been involved in the equine program as well as the Division of Applied Social Sciences (DASS) director’s office while at MU.…

Kate Thompson Named Outstanding Senior at 2022 Celebration of Excellence

Kate Thompson, an agribusiness management major, was named Outstanding Senior at CAFNR’s 2022 Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony, held Tuesday, April 19. Thompson is the president of the Mizzou National Agricultural Marketing Association (NAMA). NAMA is an organization for agri-marketing professionals and for over 60 years has provided education and insights that position NAMA members for success and equip them…

Dawn Sherman Named Outstanding Freshman at 2022 Celebration of Excellence

Dawn Sherman, an agribusiness management major, was named Outstanding Freshman at CAFNR’s 2022 Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony, held Tuesday, April 19. Sherman has been incredibly involved her first year at MU, joining the Mizzou Agribusiness Club, the Mizzou Floral Design Club and Mizzou Collegiate 4-H. Sherman is also a member of Sigma Alpha. In addition to her organization involvement,…

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)…

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…

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…

CAFNR Students Named 2022 Missouri Farm Bureau Ambassadors

Two MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) students were recently named 2022 Missouri Farm Bureau (MOFB) Ambassadors. Jessica Janorschke and Jacob Hall were selected during the MOFB Annual Meeting, which was held in early December. Janorschke is a junior agribusiness management major and Hall is a junior agriculture major. Missouri Farm Bureau Ambassadors are selected each year…