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Starting Off the Series

CAFNR graduate students help kick off DuPont Pioneer Symposium series in early February

For several years, the student-run DuPont Plant Sciences Symposia series has been going strong at universities across the United States and even the world — which is why Tim Beissinger was slightly shocked to find out that the University of Missouri was not part of it when he arrived on campus in September 2015 as an adjunct assistant professor in the Division…

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…