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After Hours: A Refreshing Project

Mizzou SAIFD creating gingerbread houses for Ronald McDonald House Charities

The University of Missouri Student American Institute of Floral Designers (SAIFD) puts their artistic flair into every project that they partake in. The club is also focused on giving back to the community. That artistic flair has been in overdrive during the club’s most recent project, a special one for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mid-Missouri. The annual Build…

Art in Ag

Floral design students represent CAFNR at Visual Art and Design Showcase

A few times per year, floral design instructor Lesleighan Kraft Cravens (B.S. ’13, M.S. ’15) takes a group of students to Baisch and Skinner, a wholesale floral distributor in St. Louis. Students assist in production of floral arrangements in a real-world, high-pressure environment. It was during one of these trips when she received the email. “I was just through the…

A Part of the CAFNR Culture

South Farm Showcase celebrates its 10th anniversary on Oct. 1

The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources South Farm Research Center conducts a variety of research – from swine to turf – on its nearly 1,500 acres of land. More than 10 years ago, CAFNR Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne put together a team to find the best way to showcase the assortment of projects…

A Man Dedicated to His Work

Robert K. Schattgen built a loyal customer base as a florist

Robert K. Schattgen was always dedicated to his craft. Robert, who graduated from the University of Missouri in 1971 with a degree in horticulture, served the Columbia community as a retail florist for more than 40 years. “Robert loved his work,” Sharon Ford Schattgen, Robert’s wife, said. “He enjoyed serving and supporting his customers – and he had a large…

Outstanding Award

Spencer Hoagland honored as CAFNR's Outstanding Senior

Spencer Hoagland has been named the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Outstanding Senior for Fall 2015. Hoagland graduated Dec. 18, 2015, with a degree in plant sciences with a horticultural science and design emphasis, and a minor in agricultural economics. She is from Schell City, Missouri. One professor stated about Hoagland:  “Spencer is dependable, accountable, and always ready…

Shop CAFNR for the Holidays!

Find holiday food and decoration specials across the College

Look no further than our own College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources for gifts, decorations and tasty eats this holiday season! MU Forestry Club Annual Christmas Tree Sales Find the Forestry Club’s Annual Christmas Tree Sales on the east side of Faurot Field, off Stadium Boulevard, Dec. 11, noon to 8 p.m., and Dec. 12 and 13, 8 a.m. to…

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…

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!