Problem viewing this email? See it here »
Inside CAFNR
CAFNR’s Agricultural Education Degree Program

Congratulations on being admitted to the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR)! As a future Tiger, we want you to get a glimpse of what you can experience in the agricultural education degree program. Click on the links below to learn more about the CAFNR Experience!

RISE Initiative
Finding the Right Fit (click to read)
Finding the Right Fit »

All CAFNR undergraduate students take part in a “signature experience” during their time on campus. This is denoted as the “RISE” Initiative: Research, International, Service learning, Experiential learning.

Hailey Douglass got involved in right away as a freshman, joining a few different CAFNR clubs. Once she saw all of the good that those organizations were doing across mid-Missouri, she realized that she wanted to dive in deeper. Douglass joined the CAFNR Student Council, serving as the secretary during her junior year. As a senior, Douglass led the group as president.

CAFNR Has a Lot to Offer

Each of the 14 degree programs in CAFNR impact the largest industries in the region and address the most significant challenges in our world today, including agricultural policy and economics; tourism and hospitality; food nutrition, production, processing and safety; environmental sustainability; and animal and human health.

  • CAFNR awards $1.3 million in scholarships annually
  • Graduation rate is 14% higher than state and national averages
  • 99% of graduates are employed full-time or enrolled in graduate school
  • 200-plus employers recruit CAFNR students
  • 47% of CAFNR students graduate debt free
  • Multiple accelerated programs provide opportunities to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees simultaneously
Making an Impact
An Opportunity to Share Missouri Agriculture (click to read)
An Opportunity to Share Missouri Agriculture »

Samantha Turner is using her agricultural education degree to share agriculture knowledge with a variety of audiences as the director of communications for Missouri Soybean.

 (click to read)

A degree from CAFNR impacts your future and career, as well as the core components of society — helping to feed the world and keep it healthy. This past Senior Spotlight features Taylor Nix, a recent graduate of the agricultural education degree program, as she shares her favorite experiences as a CAFNR student and how the College prepared her for the future.

Clubs and Organizations
Get Involved in CAFNR! (click to read)
Get Involved in CAFNR! »

Build leadership skills and friendships in more than 40 CAFNR-specific clubs and organizations. Each program has activities tailored to its students, in addition to many College-wide opportunities. Getting involved is a great way to expand on classroom learning, meet others with similar interests — and have some fun along the way!