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Alumni-Faculty Honors

Taylor and Burger are two of the 12 recipients of the 2014 MU Faculty-Alumni Awards

Jerry Taylor, Curators Professor of Genetics and Animal Sciences, and Wurdack Chair in Animal Genomics, and Morris Burger, CAFNR alumnus, are two of the 12 recipients of the 2014 MU Faculty-Alumni Awards. These awards began in 1968, and they recognize both faculty and alumni achievements. Taylor and several other faculty members were selected based on their work as teachers, researchers…

Healthier and More Efficient Cows

MU team studies feed efficiency and participates in respiratory disease study

With the help of two grants totaling more than $14 million from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, research teams led by the University of Missouri and Texas A&M University will focus on developing methodologies to breed cattle that more efficiently utilize feed and that are more resistant to Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD).