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Inside CAFNR
CAFNR’s Agricultural Systems Technology 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 systems technology degree program. Click on the links below to learn more about the CAFNR Experience!

RISE Initiative
Making a positive impact (click to read)
Making a positive impact »

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.

Kyle Andrews has multiple opportunities to solve problems through the agricultural systems technology degree program, including numerous chances to see real-life situations play out in the classroom.

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 $1.5 million in scholarships annually
  • Graduation rate is 17% higher than state and national averages
  • 98.8% of graduates are employed full-time or enrolled in graduate school
  • 200-plus employers recruit CAFNR students
  • 51% of CAFNR students graduate debt free
  • Multiple accelerated programs provide opportunities to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees simultaneously
Making an Impact
CAFNR Senior Spotlight – Joey Naumann (click to read)
CAFNR Senior Spotlight – Joey Naumann »

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 Joey Naumann, a recent graduate of the agricultural systems technology degree program, as he shares his favorite experiences as a CAFNR student and how the College prepared him 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!

Torq’N Tigers Teams take 2nd and 5th places at ASABE Quarter-Scale Tractor Competition (click to read)
Torq’N Tigers Teams take 2nd and 5th places at ASABE Quarter-Scale Tractor Competition »

The University of Missouri Torq'N Tigers had two teams compete in the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition this month, with one being named Performance Event Winner.