Leading the Way
Looking to Solve What's Next
CAFNR is changing the core components of society that impact what we eat, where we live and how we’ll face tomorrow. Our innovative research spans the globe, blending traditional and high-tech agricultural science, food and natural resource policy; directly impacting our future, from animal and human health breakthroughs, to regenerative agriculture practices and food safety.
CAFNR’s Programs of Distinction represent the top areas of expertise in our College and exemplify CAFNR’s Drive to Distinction. They demonstrate how CAFNR is addressing challenges facing Missouri agriculture and natural resources.
refereed publications annually
$64 million +
CAFNR is a perennial campus leader in research expenditures
Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station (MOAES) extends CAFNR research to almost 14,000 acres across the state
CAFNR’s research affects every part of our lives – health, environment, food and much more. Undergraduate students can work alongside researchers who are discovering tomorrow’s solutions.
From bioinformatics and genomics to biochemistry and natural resources, graduate students throughout the College develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a career in research, industry, extension or academia.
Facilities & Centers
Our facilities offer resources including instrumentation, services and space for all types of research.
Agricultural Experiment Station
The Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station (MOAES) extends CAFNR research. MOAES has a storied history of major impacts in advancing science in agriculture, food and natural resources — locally, nationally and globally.
Postdoctoral fellow spotlight: Q&A with Ranjita Sinha
What is your research focus? My research is focused on understanding the physiological and molecular responses of plants to different combinations of abiotic stresses. While growing in field, crops are frequently challenged with various stresses, simultaneously or sequentially, negatively impacting overall yield and farmer’s earnings. I have been studying the impact of stresses that are…
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