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Letting Rural America Shine

CAFNR Alumnus and new Executive Director of the Hannibal Regional Economic Development Council Maria Kuhns is passionate about making rural Missouri a place to live, work, and thrive

“The reason I picked Mizzou is that it felt so down to Earth,” Maria Kuhns said. “CAFNR felt like they were all humble folks. “It was very understated. I felt very nurtured and so it made a lot of sense to me to choose Mizzou. And I think I needed a little push out of my comfort zone and a…

Assessing Fairness and Expectations in Agricultural Markets

Harvey James receives USDA NIFA grant to enhance the understanding of fairness in agricultural food markets 

Harvey James, professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics, recently received a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). James was awarded $446,453 for his project titled “Assessing Fairness and Expectations in Agricultural Markets.” The grant was part of a recent $14.5 million USDA investment into two key programs (Economics, Markets and…