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Inside CAFNR
Faculty & Staff Newsletter // June 2018
Feature Story
Fielding Gifts (click to read)
Fielding Gifts »

2018 CAFNR field day season to include gift matching to support Agricultural Research Centers

Catch Up With CAFNR (click to read)
Catch Up With CAFNR »

A photo gallery of CAFNR happenings

Inspirational Impact
Improving Water Quality (click to read)
Improving Water Quality »

Alba Argerich strengthens MU Limnology Lab

Innovative Thinking
Managing Nitrogen (click to read)
Managing Nitrogen »

Curtis Ransom receives NIFA grant to build upon his doctoral research

Coming Soon

CAFNR will celebrate the 130th anniversary of Sanborn Field, 101st year of the Duley-Miller Erosion Plots, and the 70th anniversary of the announcement of the discovery of the antibiotic Aureomycin at Sanborn Field Tuesday, July 24, 1-7 p.m. The event will include displays of historical equipment and photos as well as talks and discussions from 1-5 p.m. at Eckles Hall Café, and from 5-7 p.m. former Sanborn staff will conduct tours of Sanborn Field and the Duley-Miller Erosion Plots. For more information contact Tim Reinbottt at

Collaborator of the Month
‘Empowering Farm Solutions’ (click to read)
‘Empowering Farm Solutions’ »

World Wide Agriculture Conference set for July 25-27

Personal Connections
After Hours: Working With His Hands (click to read)
After Hours: Working With His Hands »

Michal Zigo volunteers time with Columbia Parks and Rec and Household Hazardous Waste Collection, in addition to being a Recycling Ambassador for the city


This month we recognize the following faculty and staff members for their years of service!

  • Jenna Fusinatto, academic advisor, School of Natural Resources, celebrated five years of service May 1.
  • Kristin Simpson, research specialist I, plant sciences, celebrated 30 years of service May 2.
  • Michael Haarmann, farm worker III, field operations, celebrated 20 years of service May 4.
  • Kathy Craighead, office support assistant IV, animal sciences, celebrated 30 years of service May 5.
  • Lena Johnson, executive assistant, academic programs, celebrated 10 years of service May 5.
  • Brent Mahoney, agriculture equipment operator III, field operations, celebrated 30 years of service May 8.
  • Mandy Aholt-Gayler, office support assistant III, DASS, celebrated five years of service May 13.
  • Jennifer Reidy, research specialist I, School of Natural Resources, celebrated 10 years of service May 15.
  • Hannah McClure, research assistant, DASS, celebrated five years of service May 24.