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Opportunities for Growth

Eight CAFNR students selected for inaugural AFA Crop Science Institute

For sake of simplicity, Jake Hirniak says that he is from Kirksville – but that can change. “I claim a couple of other home towns depending on how I’m feeling that day,” said Hirniak, a senior who is majoring in agricultural economics. As the son of a colonel who served in the U.S. Army for 28 years, Hirniak has had…

40 Chances for 4 Students

Four MU students were selected their freshman year to be a part of unique program that is offered to few.

A unique opportunity was given to 40 deserving students across the country back in 2012—the chance to be a 40 Chances Fellow through Agriculture Future of America in partnership with the Howard G. Buffet 40 Chances awareness campaign.