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CAFNR Research Digest
CAFNR Office of Research Newsletter // July 28, 2022 // 4(15)
Feature Story
Researchers, extension specialists debut crops podcast (click to read)
Researchers, extension specialists debut crops podcast »

Future episodes to feature commodity board members, crop experts, among others

New Faces
Scott Brown Named Interim Director of RaFF

The Rural and Farm Finance Policy Analysis Center named Scott Brown as interim director. In this role, Brown will provide vision, administration, and outreach as RaFF continues to grow as a policy analysis center. In addition to his role with RaFF, Brown also leads the Center for Agricultural Markets and Policy. Learn more about RaFF here.

Jeri Lou Zimmerman to Lead CAFNR Grants Office (click to read)
Jeri Lou Zimmerman to Lead CAFNR Grants Office

Jeri Lou Zimmerman, currently CAFNR Grants Business Manager, has accepted the position of Director of CAFNR Grants Office effective Aug. 1. We extend our congratulations to Jeri Lou and look forward to working with her in her new role.

Shannon Mulvania-Beck Joins CAFNR Communications Team (click to read)
Shannon Mulvania-Beck Joins CAFNR Communications Team

Shannon Mulvania-Beck joined the CAFNR communications team as Research News Strategist on July 18. Shannon comes to CAFNR with 18 years of experience in news reporting and communications and looks forward to using her expertise to help connect Missourians with research conducted at CAFNR.

In the News

6 strategies for mineral supplementation
Beef Magazine

Blood-sucking bugs: Tick populations on the rise in Missouri
Columbia Missourian

Dryness intensifies across Missouri
Quincy Herald-Whig

Plan for pests this season
Successful Farming

4-H members experience primitive camping at Wurdack Farm
The Salem News Online

Missouri Covid-19 wastewater uses new technique to collect data after heavy rainfall