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Inside CAFNR
Faculty & Staff Newsletter // October 2019
Feature Stories
Honoring CAFNR’s Top Alumni (click to read)
Honoring CAFNR’s Top Alumni »

2019 Column Awards given to six of the college's alumni

A Golden Surprise (click to read)
A Golden Surprise »

Tim Safranski honored with CAFNR Golden Apple Award

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

A photo gallery of CAFNR happenings

Research & Innovation
Uncovering the Economic Sense of Planting Cover Crops (click to read)
Uncovering the Economic Sense of Planting Cover Crops »

CAFNR researchers conduct study of the economic effects of cover crops on cash crop production

Empowering Missourians
Exploring Careers (click to read)
Exploring Careers »

Career Exploration Days offer students a look at careers in agriculture, food and natural resources

Coming Soon

Everyone is invited to the grand opening of the Land of the Osages Research Center on Tuesday, Oct. 29. The first new Center to open in CAFNR’s Agricultural Experiment Station network in more than 30 years, the center will be devoted to research in agroforestry. An entire day of events are planned to mark the occasion. After check-in, starting at 9 a.m., opening ceremonies honoring the Center’s partnership with the Osage Nation will begin at 10 a.m., with a lunch at noon. A Field Day will run from 1-4 p.m. Lunch registration is required, and can be completed at

Showcasing Leadership
A Unique Honor (click to read)
A Unique Honor »

Trio of animal sciences researchers honored with inventor award

CAFNR Community
An International Explorer (click to read)
An International Explorer »

Shanon Dickerson encourages students to see the world


Mike Cook, professor and Partridge Chair of Cooperative Leadership, Applied Social Sciences, celebrated 30 years of service Sept. 1.

Pat Market, professor, School of Natural Resources, celebrated 20 years of service Sept. 1.

Lincoln Marshall, associate teaching professor, Applied Social Sciences, celebrated five years of service Sept. 1.

Kelley Faup, manager II business administration, CAFNR Business Services, celebrated 25 years of service Sept. 6.

Linda Knapp, executive assistant, biochemistry, celebrated 15 years of service Sept. 13.

Caroline Todd, business support specialist II, School of Natural Resources, celebrated five years of service Sept. 22.